One Equity Partners’ Acquisition of ePak Resources

Goodwin advised ePak Resources on the transaction One Equity Partners (“OEP“), a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced the completion of its acquisition of ePak Resources (“ePak“ or “the Company“), a designer and manufacturer of precision-engineered packaging for semiconductor, integrated circuits (“ICs“) and electronic components. While financial terms of the private transaction were […]

Sansei Technologies’ Acquisition of Vekoma Rides B.V.

Paul Hastings advised Sansei Technologies, Inc. (“Sansei Technologies”) on its 100% acquisition of leading global roller coaster manufacturer Vekoma Rides B.V. (“Vekoma”). Headquartered in the Vlodrop, Netherlands, Vekoma is a manufacturer of roller coasters recognized for its innovative designs and high quality. The transaction will see Sansei Technologies increase its global presence in the field […]

EGCO Group’s $850 million Sale of its Stake in Masinloc Power Plant

Hunton Andrew Kurth’s Bangkok office assisted Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (SET:EGCO), the first independent power producer in Thailand established in 1992 by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), in the divestment of its 49 percent equity stake, held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Gen Plus B.V., in Masin-AES Pte. Ltd. (MAPL) to SMC Global Power […]

iQIYI, Inc.’s $2.25 billion Initial Public Offering

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters on the SEC-registered initial public offering by iQIYI, Inc. of 125,000,000 American Depositary Shares, each representing seven Class A ordinary shares, for total proceeds of $2.25 billion. China Renaissance, Citigroup, UBS Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., Credit Suisse and BofA Merrill Lynch acted as underwriters. iQIYI […]

Warburg Pincus’s US$370m investment in shares in Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank)

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Warburg Pincus on a US$370m investment in shares in Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (‘Techcombank’) prior to Techcombank’s IPO. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, marks the largest-ever private equity investment in Vietnam. Techcombank is one of the most profitable banks in Asia based on last […]

Ansarada’s A$24 million Series A capital raise

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ansarada on its A$24 million Series A capital raise, led by Ellerston Capital together with other cornerstone investors Tempus Partners and Australian Ethical Investments. Ansarada is known for its market leading virtual data room platform which is frequently used in M&A transactions. Ansarada has recently created a new product – […]

Bandhan Bank Limited’s US$687 million initial public offering in India

Clifford Chance advised Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited, Axis Capital Limited, Goldman Sachs (India) Securities Private Limited, JM Financial Limited, and J.P. Morgan India Private Limited on the international law aspects of Bandhan Bank Limited’s US$687 million (₹44,730.19 million) initial public offering on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited. […]

Li & Fung Limited’s US$1.1bn strategic divestment of three product verticals to True Sage Limited

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Li & Fung Limited, the world’s leading supply chain solutions partner, on the strategic divestment of its furniture, beauty and sweaters product verticals to True Sage Limited, an investment holding company indirectly wholly-owned by Hony Capital, Fung Holdings (1937) Limited and Fung Investments Limited, for a total cash consideration of […]

China Southern Power Grid’s US$1.3bn acquisition of Brookfield Infrastructure’s 27.8% stake in Transelec

Linklaters acted as lead international counsel for China Southern Power Grid (CSG) on its US$1.3bn acquisition of Brookfield Infrastructure’s 27.8% stake in Transelec. Transelec is the largest pure-play power transmission company in Chile with over 10,000 kilometres of electricity lines serving approximately 98% of the Chilean population. The Linklaters team was cross-jurisdictional and multi-practice. Led […]

pSivida Corp’s acquisition of Icon Bioscience, Inc.

Hogan Lovells advised pSivida Corp. on its acquisition of Icon Bioscience, Inc. as part of its rebranding initiative into EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. pSivida, which officially became EyePoint on 29 March 2018, is a specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes ophthalmic products. Icon is also a specialty biopharmaceutical company whose flagship drug, DEXYCU™, is administered […]

Phonesack Group. Co. Ltd. and EGCO’s US$1 billion financing for Nam Theun 1 hydroelectric power project in Laos

Clifford Chance has collaborated with Thai law firm Chandler MHM to advise Bangkok Bank PCL, Export-Import Bank of Thailand, The Siam Commercial Bank PCL, and TISCO Bank PCL, on the financing of the US$1 billion Nam Theun 1 hydroelectric power project on the Nam Kading river in Laos. The key project sponsors were the Phonesack […]

EnergyAustralia’s A$205million acquisition of Ecogen Energy Pty Ltd

Ashurst has advised EnergyAustralia Investments Pty Ltd (EnergyAustralia), member of the EnergyAustralia group, on its A$205million purchase of all the issued shares in Ecogen Energy Pty Ltd. Ecogen owns two gas power stations in Victoria, the Newport Power Station in Melbourne and the Jeeralang Power Station in the Latrobe Valley, which have a combined capacity […]