AAC Technologies Holdings Inc.’s US$388 Million Notes Offering

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) advised AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. (AAC Technologies) on its first-time issuance of US$388 million 3% senior notes due 2024. AAC Technologies is one of the world’s leading solutions providers for smart devices. It offers advanced solutions enabled by its cutting-edge and proprietary technologies to the global consumer electronics industry. Its […]

China Agri-Industries Holdings Limited’s Proposed Privatisation By COFCO Hong Kong

Slaughter and May, Hong Kong, is advising COFCO (Hong Kong) Limited in its proposed privatisation of HK listed China Agri-Industries Holdings Limited. he proposal will be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement pursuant to the Companies Ordinance of Hong Kong. The scheme consideration will be paid in cash. Upon completion of the proposal, […]

City Football Group’s Acquisition of Majority Stake in Mumbai City FC

Khaitan & Co advised City Football Group Limited on their acquisition of Mumbai City FC. City Football Group (CFG) acquired a majority stake in its eighth club, Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League, marking a major move into Indian football. CFG became the 65% majority shareholder of the Club, alongside existing shareholders, acclaimed actor and film producer, Ranbir […]

Barrick Gold Corporation’s 50 Percent Interest In Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Sale To Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited

Herbert Smith Freehills advised Barrick Gold Corporation on the sale of its 50% interest in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines for US$750 million to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited. KCGM owns and operates the Super Pit gold mine in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world, with its headquarters […]

PRC Government’s EUR4 billion Sovereign Bonds Offering

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers in connection with the offering of EUR4 billion sovereign bonds by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China. This is China’s first Euro-denominated bond issuance in 15 years. The EUR4 billion sovereign bond issuance consisted of a EUR2 billion 7-year tranche, EUR1 billion […]

Goldbell Evolution Network’s Obtaining A Capital Markets Services Licence Application

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow advised Goldbell Evolution Network (GEN) Pte Ltd on the deal. Goldbell Evolution Network (GEN) Pte Ltd, a member of the Goldbell Group, obtained a Capital Markets Services (CMS) Licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which allows them to launch their new private debt investment platform, GEN. GEN is […]

PRC Government’s US$6 Billion And RMB 5 Billion Bond Offering

Linklaters acted as international legal advisor to the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China on their pricing of US$6 billion and RMB 5 billion of bonds in Hong Kong, respectively. The US$6 billion bond offering is the largest ever US dollar denominated sovereign bond offering by the PRC government. This issuance has […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s US$11.3 Billion Global Offering And Secondary Listing On The Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised on this operation. Simpson Thacher represented Alibaba Group Holding Limited on the deal. The US$11.3bn transaction (before any exercise of the over-allotment option) represents a number of ground-breaking milestones. As well as being the world’s largest public offering of the year to date, it was the first ever public retail […]

Apis Partners’ Investment In Coda Payments

Ashurst advised Coda Payments on an investment by Apis Partners. Apis Partners’ investment, through Apis Growth Fund II, will allow Coda Payments to leverage on the PE firm’s expertise in the payment industry. Coda Payments is a payment processing firm that provides digital content providers alternative payment methods and helps them monetise games and digital […]

Ant Financial’s HK$146.3 Million Investment In Asiaray

Simpson Thacher represented Ant Small and Micro Financial Services Group Co., Ltd. (“Ant Financial”) in the transaction. Ant Financial executed an investment in Asiaray Media Group Limited (SEHK: 1993) for approximately HK$146.3 million. Upon completion of the investment, Ant Financial will hold approximately 7.5% of the total number of issued shares of Asiaray. Asiaray is […]