Simcere Pharmaceuticals Group’s Strategic Collaboration on Multiple Bispecific Antibodies

Ropes & Gray advised Simcere Pharmaceutical Group in a strategic collaboration with Netherlands-based Merus to obtain an exclusive license to develop and commercialize in China three bispecific antibodies using Merus’ Biclonics technology platform in immunooncology. Under terms of the agreement, Merus will lead research and discovery while Simcere will be responsible for the Investigational New […]

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s $2.75 Billion SEC-Registered Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. on its SEC-registered takedown offering of senior TLAC notes, which consisted of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.102% senior notes due 2023, $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.544% senior notes due 2028 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of floating-rate senior notes due 2023. The […]

AU$6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project

White & Case LLP has advised Transurban Limited on all aspects of Transurban’s Market-Led Proposal to the Victorian Government to build the AU$6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project. The project achieved financial close on 11 December 2017. Construction is expected to commence shortly. The West Gate Tunnel Project addresses a number of critical challenges in […]

Sanbase Corporation’s $9.9 Miillion Initial Public Offering

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised in the transaction Sanbase Corporation Limited completed its IPO and successfully listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. The offering included a total of 50,000,000 shares, with gross proceeds of approximately HK$78 million. Sanbase Corporation Limited offers engineering services. The Company provides interior decoration, interior designing, building maintenance, […]

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 […]