Jinding Australia’s acquisition of a 94 hectare development in Armstrong Creek

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Chinese-based Melbourne property developer Jinding Australia on the acquisition of a 94 hectare development in Armstrong Creek. The project is located 10 kilometres from the centre of Geelong and 16 kilometres from the coastal town of Torquay. The development will be jointly project managed by Jinding Australia and noted Western […]

Blackstone’s $17 Billion Acquisition of 55% stake in Thomson Reuters’ F&R Business

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company on the deal Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with Blackstone. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters will sell a 55% majority stake in its F&R business to private equity funds […]

Jinding Australia’s acquisition of a 56 hectare land and housing project in Wollert in Melbourne

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Chinese-based Melbourne property developer Jinding Australia on the acquisition of a 56 hectare land and housing project in Wollert in Melbourne’s north. Jinding Australia specialises in Australian property services for buyers and property partners. They focus on Australian property development, real estate, property and funds management and financial, migration and […]

Swire Properties MTN Financing Limited’s US$500 million Notes offering

Slaughter and May, Hong Kong, advised Swire Properties Limited on the first green bond issue by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Swire Properties MTN Financing Limited, of US$500 million 3.50% Guaranteed Notes due 2028. The Notes were issued under Swire Properties’ US$4 billion Medium Term Note Programme. The Notes are guaranteed by Swire Properties Limited and are […]

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG’s acquisition of 51% interest Sjølund A/S, a leading manufacturer of aluminium and steel components

Ashurst advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) comprehensively on the acquisition and financing of a participation in Sjølund A/S (Sjølund), a leading manufacturer of aluminium and steel components. As part of a management buy-out, DBAG ECF, a fund managed by DBAG, will acquire around 51 percent of the shares in Sjølund from previous sole owner and […]

CNBC’s signing a strategic partnership with PT Trans Media Corpora in Indonesia

Ashurst advised PT Trans Media Corpora as borrower in connection with a financing transaction. CNBC and PT Trans Media Corpora have signed a strategic partnership that will see the creation of CNBC Indonesia, a dedicated business and financial TV and digital news service. PT Trans Media Corpora owns leading television, cable and online networks including […]

James Frizelle’s Automotive Group’s Merger with Peter Warren Automotive Group

Allens has advised the shareholders of James Frizelle’s Automotive Group on the combination of that business with the Peter Warren Automotive Group in partnership with Quadrant Private Equity. The combination brings together two of Australia’s most trusted and well established automotive retailing groups. Led by Paul Warren, the combined group will generate approximately $1.5 billion […]

Sempra Energy’s $9.6 billion acquisition financing

Sidley represented Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and the other underwriters in connection with a $9.6 billion acquisition financing by Sempra Energy, an energy services holding company based in San Diego that operates energy infrastructure and provides gas and electricity transmission and distribution services. The offerings consisted of a $2.9 billion common stock offering (of […]