Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited as the sole sponsor, sole bookrunner and sole lead manager on the HK$120.6 million Hong Kong IPO of Oriental University City Holdings (H.K.) Limited. (more…)

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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised the placement agents on Ayala Land, Inc.’s (“Ayala Land”) US$356 million (PHP16 billion) top-up placement. (more…)

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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading law firm to global financial institutions and corporations, announces the appointment of a team of three partners and four counsel to its Greater China practice, based in Hong Kong. (more…)

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Mayer Brown JSM today announced that Vincent Sum has joined the firm as a partner in the Finance practice in Hong Kong.

Vincent focuses his practice on complex capital markets matters, including structured products, derivatives, securitisations, retail and non-retail funds, secured lending and financing and debt capital markets matters (including Rule 144A/Regulation S global bond offerings). He advises underwriters, arrangers, portfolio managers, issuers, trustees and institutional investors. (more…)

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Mr. Stephen Hung, the President of the Law Society of Hong Kong, joined the firm as Partner on 29 December 2014. (more…)

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International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised the underwriters on the US$1.3bn global offering and listing of Shengjing Bank on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange which took place today. (more…)

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Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised BAIC Motor Corporation Limited on its US$1.42 billion H-share listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. A total of 1.24 billion shares were offered at HK$8.90 per share, raising HK$11.03 billion. Proceeds will be used for investment into production facilities, new car development and to pay down debts. (more…)

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Allen & Overy advises Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited on its USD1.51 billion acquisition of Bumble Bee Seafoods, which was announced today. Please enter ByLine. (more…)

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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised Morgan Stanley as the sole placing agent, global coordinator and bookrunner on Ping An Insurance Group Company of China, Ltd.’s US$4.75 billion private placement of new H-shares. (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised ANTA Sports Products Limited and its controlling shareholders on its HK$1.1billion share placing. The placing involves 70,000,000 shares in ANTA Sports at HK$16.32 per share. (more…)

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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Huaneng Power International Inc., one of China’s largest listed power producers, on its acquisition of equity interests in ten power plants in China for a total consideration of US$1.19 billion.

Beijing-based Huaneng Power is the listed unit of the mainland’s largest power producer, China Huaneng Group. The company is mainly engaged in developing, constructing, operating and managing large-scale power plants throughout China. (more…)

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The international law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has recently advised on the successful initial public offering of SSI Group, Inc (SSI).

Milbank advised BPI Capital Corporation, Credit Suisse and HSBC, as joint global coordinators and bookrunners, on the approximately US$144 million initial reopening of SSI, the Philippines’ leading specialty retailer. (more…)

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