Hogan Lovells advised Macquarie Capital Securities Limited (“Macquarie”) and Standard Chartered Securities (Hong Kong) Limited (“Standard Chartered”), as bookrunners and placing agents, on the sale of 600 million existing shares in Tongda Group Holdings Limited (“Tongda”) by Landmark Worldwide Holdings Limited (“Landmark Worldwide”) and the subscription of the same number of new shares by Landmark Worldwide, raising approximately HK$672 million (US$86.7 million). Landmark Worldwide is Tongda’s controlling shareholder. (more…)
In a major move bolstering the firm’s presence in Japan, its substantial international work for Japanese companies, and its worldwide capabilities in energy and infrastructure projects, Pillsbury today announced that two new partners will join the firm’s Finance practice in Tokyo.
Anthony (Tony) Raven and Simon Barrett are experienced partners working primarily in the development and financing of major infrastructure projects. Barrett and Raven previously worked together at Hogan Lovells. Most recently, Barrett headed the Energy and Infrastructure practice at Simmons & Simmons in Tokyo, while Raven headed the Energy & Infrastructure practice in Tokyo for Hogan Lovells. (more…)
Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann has taken a team of 14 lawyers, including three partners, from US firm Hunton & Williams’ Bangkok office.
The team, which consists of three partners and 11 lawyers, will leave Hunton & Williams to join Rajah & Tann (Thailand), the Bangkok-based local arm of the Singapore firm’s regional network. Their practice areas span across banking and finance, corporate, capital markets and dispute resolution. (more…)