Baker & McKenzie is the law firm advising HanesBrands to Acquire Pacific Brands Limited, the leading Underwear and Intimate Apparel Company in Australia. (more…)

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Shearman & Sterling advised Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners on Hutchison China MediTech Limited’s (Chi-Med) US initial public offering of American depositary shares on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised six Export Credit Agencies – Atradius DSB, Euler Hermes, K-Exim, K-Sure, SACE and UKEF – and a syndication of nineteen international and regional banks in connection with the development and financing for the US$6.4 billion Liwa Plastic Industries Complex in Oman. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised leading non-bank lender Pepper Group Limited (ASX:PEP) on a whole loan sale transaction in Australia comprising a portfolio of A$400m residential mortgage loans. (more…)

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Kirkland & Ellis represented Bain Capital in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Asia Pacific Media Group (“APMG”). APMG is a leading private hospital group in China that provides a range of primary care and specialty services with a portfolio of hospitals and clinics in China and other parts of Southeast Asia. The transaction was announced on March 17, 2016. (more…)

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Gilbert + Tobin today announced it is advising Qube as part of a consortium on the proposed joint acquisition of Asciano Limited for $9.05 billion. The consortium consists of GIP, CPPIB, Brookfield infrastructure and a number of sovereign wealth funds. Gilbert +Tobin is the lead advisor to the consortium for ACCC competition clearance. Allens is corporate counsel to the consortium as a whole. (more…)

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International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised CITIC Limited (CITIC) on the sale of its Chinese residential property assets to China Overseas Land & Investment Limited (China Overseas). (more…)

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Akin Gump has represented Trivon Communications Ltd. in the sale to Alma Group of its 100 percent stake in Digit One Ltd., an Internet service provider and telecommunication operator that provides Internet access, telephone, television and data services to homes and businesses in Moscow, the Moscow Region, Krasnodar and Tver. The transaction closed on March 11. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Horizon Power on its innovative deployment of standalone power systems to households in the bush-fire affected town of Esperance, located on Western Australia’s southeast coast. (more…)

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Davis Polk advised Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) on its debut SEC-registered takedown offering, which consisted of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.934% senior notes due 2021, $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.784% senior notes due 2026 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of floating-rate senior notes due 2021. (more…)

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Squire Patton Boggs is acting for ASX, AIM and JSE listed Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAL”) on its AU$126.4 million (£60 million) recommended takeover offer for ASX listed Universal Coal plc (“Universal”), made through a combined scrip and cash consideration, with a loan note alternative. The takeover will also constitute a reverse takeover for CoAL under the AIM rules. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SurfStitch Group Limited (SurfStitch) on its acquisition of SHI Holdings Pty Limited (SHI), a global designer and distributor of water board sports products. The acquisition, which completed on 3 December 2015, saw SurfStitch purchase 100% of the shares of SHI for an enterprise value of A$23.7 million, paid in cash. (more…)

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