Differential Brands Group’s $1.38 Billion Acquisition of Global Brands Group North American Division

Dechert LLP acted as lead counsel to DFBG and Richards, Layton and Finger acted as Delaware counsel to DFBG. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP acted as lead counsel to GBG and Reed Smith LLP also advised GBG on the Transaction. Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. acted as financial advisor to GBG on the Transaction. Differential Brands Group […]

CStone Pharmaceuticals’ exclusive collaboration and license agreement with Blueprint Medicines

Cooley advised CStone Pharmaceuticals on its exclusive collaboration and license agreement with Blueprint Medicines to develop and commercialize its cancer therapy, avapritnib, in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Under the terms of the agreement, CStone will make an upfront payment of $40 million in cash to Blueprint. Blueprint is also eligible to receive […]

Amuse Peace Limited v. China City Construction (International) Company Limited

Nixon Peabody CWL secured summary judgment for an outstanding loan of HK$540 million (approximately $69 million USD) against China City Construction (International) Company Limited, the subsidiary of a large-scale infrastructure company in the People’s Republic of China. Nixon Peabody CWL represented the lender, Amuse Peace Limited. The loan was initially agreed to be HK$450 million, […]

Fortune Lianjiang Shipping S.A. $1.2 billion financing and delivery of “Hilli Episeyo” vessel

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Fortune Lianjiang Shipping S.A., an indirect subsidiary of shipping conglomerate CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping Company Limited, on the US$1.2 billion financing and delivery of the world’s first converted floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production vessel “Hilli Episeyo”, under a sale and leaseback agreement between Fortune Liangjiang Shipping S.A. as lessor […]

Danakali Ltd’s Agreement with EuroChem for up to 100% of Colluli Module I SOP Production

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Danakali Ltd and its subsidiary, Colluli Mining Share Corporation (CMSC), on a bankable binding take-or-pay offtake agreement with EuroChem Trading GmbH (EuroChem) in relation to up to 100 per cent of the Module 1 Sulphate of Potash production from CMSC’s Colluli Potash Project, located in Eritrea. Danakali Ltd and its […]

Proxy revenue swap for the Susan River Solar Project and the Childers Solar Project

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s alternative risk transfer unit, together with its partner Nephila Climate, on a proxy revenue swap for the 98MW Susan River Solar Project and the 78MW Childers Solar Project. These two transactions were a first of their kind not only in Australia but also in the […]

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries’s $127.4 million Acquisition of Clearskincare brand’s clinic and products businesses

Allens has advised the founders of Clearskincare on the sale Under the deal, API will take an initial 50.1 per cent stake in Clearskincare’s clinic business and 100 per cent ownership of its skincare products business. It will transition to 100 per cent ownership of the clinic business by September 2021. Clearskincare is a leading […]

BASF’s Rheomax Patent Litigation

Gilbert + Tobin has successfully represented German chemical giant BASF (formerly Ciba) in an innovation patent litigation regarding BASF’s Rheomax™ technology for treatment of mine tailings. The longstanding case against competitor SNF has been resolved after BASF’s innovation patents, which expired in 2012, were found by the Federal Court to be valid and infringed by […]

Inke Limited’s $149.2 Million Initial Public Offering

Simpson Thacher represented Inke Limited (“Inke”) in connection with its initial public offering in Hong Kong and Regulation S offering of an aggregate of 302,340,000 shares (prior to the exercise of the overallotment option), which raised HK$1.2 billion (approximately US$149.2 million) in gross proceeds. The shares of Inke are listed on the Hong Kong Stock […]

Foxconn Industrial Internet’s $ 4.3 billion Initial Public Offering

Ogier’s Hong Kong team have acted as counsel in connection with Foxconn Industrial Internet’s RMB 27 billion (US$ 4.3 billion) initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Foxconn Industrial Internet, which makes electronic devices, cloud service equipment and industrial robots, is a subsidiary of the world’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn. Nathan Powell (Picture) and […]