Contractual close of the Tunnels and Stations PPP package of the AUD 11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project

White & Case LLP, in conjunction with Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), has advised on the successful contractual close of the Tunnels and Stations PPP package of the AUD 11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project. The AUD 6 billion Tunnels and Stations PPP is the largest contract on the biggest public transport project ever delivered in […]

Offshore’s formal partnership with Danish infrastructure fund Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners to develop the ‘Star of the South’ offshore wind farm

White & Case LLP has advised Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (Offshore) on its strategic partnership for the development of Australia’s first offshore wind project. Offshore Energy is a Victorian-based company established in 2012 to identify suitable locations off the coast of Australia for the development of offshore wind energy projects. The Star of the South […]

Toshiba’s $2.16 Billion sale of Westinghouse

Skadden advised Toshiba Corporation, which announced on January 18, 2018, that it has selected Nucleus Acquisition LLC (a consortium controlled by The Baupost Group, LLC) as the buyer of Toshiba’s claims against Westinghouse Electric Company LLC for US$2.16 billion (approx. 244.1 billion yen), and Brookfield WEC Holdings LLC as the buyer of the Westinghouse-related shares […]

Cassia Investments Limited’s acquisition of Shanghai Tang Group Ltd.

Clifford Chance advised consumer sector focused private equity firm Cassia Investments Limited on its subscription of shares into Shanghai Tang Group Ltd., a special purpose vehicle ultimately controlled by Italian fashion entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli; and the subsequent acquisition by Shanghai Tang Group Ltd. of Hong Kong luxury fashion house Shanghai Tang group from Richemont International […]

OptAsia Healthcare’s Joint Venture for the Development, Commercialization and Acquisition of CoSense Monitoring Technology

Orrick has advised OptAsia Healthcare, a Hong Kong-based healthcare technology firm, on its joint venture with Redwood City, CA-based Soleno Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SLNO) and its subsidiary Capnia for the development and commercialization of Capnia’s innovative Sensalyze technology platform, which includes the CoSense End-Tidal Carbon Monoxide monitor that assists in the detection of excessive hemolysis in newborn […]

Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim A.S. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer recently secured an important victory for leading Turkish energy company Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim A.S. (Karkey) in an ICSID arbitration against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In August 2017, the tribunal unanimously issued a final award, finding Pakistan liable under the Turkey-Pakistan bilateral investment treaty, and ordering Pakistan to pay […]

MicroPort Scientific Corp.’s $190 Million Acquisition of CRM Business from LivaNova PLC

Kirkland & Ellis represents Hong Kong-listed MicroPort Scientific Corporation (SEHK: 00853) in its proposed US$190 million acquisition of the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) business of NASDAQ-listed LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN). The CRM business develops, manufactures and markets products for the diagnosis, treatment and management of heart rhythm disorders and heart failures.  The transaction, which was […]

Lilly China’s Strategic Collaboration with Tencent and DXY to Develop Integrated Diabetes Patient Care Program

Ropes & Gray advised Lilly China in a strategic collaboration with leading China internet company Tencent and online healthcare service provider DXY to develop an integrated diabetes patient care platform in China. Known as the Lilly Connected Care Program (LCCP), the program will enable patients and healthcare professionals (HCPs) to better manage diabetes by utilizing […]

LexinFintech’s $124.2 Million Initial Public Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, China Renaissance and ICBCI as underwriters on the US$124.2 million initial public offering by LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (LexinFintech) of 13.8 million American depositary shares (ADSs), which include 1.8 million ADSs sold pursuant to a full exercise of the underwriter’s over-allotment exercise, and the listing […]

SG Holdings’ ¥116 Billion Initial Public Offering

Simpson Thacher represented the International Managers, Morgan Stanley and Daiwa Securities, in a ¥116 billion (approximately US$1 billion) initial public offering of shares of SG Holdings Co., Ltd. (“SG Holdings”). The selling shareholder in the IPO was SG Holdings Group Employee Shareholding Association. The global offering included an international offering to investors outside Japan and […]