The international law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP recently advised on two significant international capital markets transactions in the Philippines involving International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. (SMC Global Power). The two transactions, both completed in August, raised a total of US$750 million, signifying the country’s continuing strong position in the global capital markets despite recent challenging market conditions. (more…)

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Clifford Chance advised Qatar Navigation QSC (Milaha) on acquiring, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Qatar Shipping Company, the remaining 60% interest in each of the two entities that own the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers, Milaha Ras Laffan and Milaha Qatar, from Société Générale, thereby increasing its stake in those entities from 40% to a controlling 100%. (more…)

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Davis Polk is advising Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. in connection with its tender offers in the Republic of China and the United States for common shares and American depositary shares of Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. at a price of NT$45 per common share and NT$225 per ADS payable in the equivalent amount of U.S. dollars, respectively. ASE plans to acquire an estimated maximum number of 779,000,000 common shares of Siliconware (including common shares represented by ADSs), equivalent to approximately 25% of the common shares issued by Siliconware. (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised IRC Limited on its fully underwritten open offer. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised on the construction, operation and financing for the 100 MW wind farm to be constructed in Hornsdale, approximately 200km north of Adelaide in South Australia. The wind farm will have a capital value of approximately A$285 million. (more…)

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Akin Gump has advised PJSC LUKOIL in the sale of its 50 percent stake in Caspian Investments Resources Ltd. to China-based Sinopec for a consideration of approximately $1.1 billion. The permits to make the transfer were signed and approved by the authorities in Kazakhstan in July 2015. The deal closed today. (more…)

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Appleby acted as Cayman counsel in the initial public offerings of Wan Kei Group Holdings Limited (Wan Kei Group) and Pak Wing Group (Holdings) Limited (Pak Wing). Both foundation companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange this month (more…)

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Dentons, in cooperation with the Korean law firm Yulchon, represented the Korean company GS Home Shopping on the creation of the Big Universal Mall TV shopping channel together with Rostelecom (more…)

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Global law firm Dentons represented the owner of the Soseddushka retail chain on the sale of 100 stores in the city of Orenburg and Orenburg Oblast. The buyer was X5 Retail Group, one of the leading food retailers in Russia (more…)

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As part of one of the biggest M&A deals reported so far this year in Singapore, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP advised DBS Bank, Ltd. on a US$890 million senior secured bridge financing provided to publicly listed STATS ChipPAC Ltd., a leading provider of advanced semiconductor and test services. DBS Bank, Ltd. acted as sole mandated lead arranger, bookrunner, underwriter, and lender in the financing. This complex financing included a perpetual securities offering and required taking security across seven jurisdictions globally. (more…)

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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Sullivan & Cromwell are leading on ecommerce giant Alibaba Holdings Ltd.’s $4.6 billion investment in Chinese retailer Suning Commerce Group Ltd. (more…)

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The London and Moscow offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have advised Uralkali on a pre-export finance facility with a syndicate of eight international banks. The facility is for a total of $530 million, with the option to increase it up to $800 million. (more…)

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