Standard Chartered’s divesting its 15% shares in Asia Commercial Bank

Mayer Brown JSM represented both Standard Chartered APR and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) on the divestment of all 154 million of their shares in Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), one of Vietnam’s largest private sector banks. These shares represent 15% of ACB’s capital. Standard Chartered APR sold 8.75% of ACB’s capital (approximately 90 million shares) […]

Fosun Group’s Acquisition of Guide Investimentos

Paul Hastings advised Fosun Group (“Fosun”), China’s largest private-owned conglomerate, in its acquisition of Brazilian brokerage and wealth management firm Guide Investimentos. This marks Fosun’s third major acquisition in Brazil. Founded over 50 years ago, Guide Investimentos is a subsidiary of the Brazilian bank Banco Indusval. Banco Indusval, a Brazilian commercial bank, will retain up […]

Timor-Leste’s maritime treaty with the Australian Government

DLA Piper has been advising the Government of Timor-Leste on the negotiation The Treaty was signed by the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister for the Delimitation of Borders and Agent in the conciliation process, H.E. Agio Pereira and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, overseen by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and […]

VPower’s $30 Million Acquisition of 51% interest in GenRent

Clifford Chance, Rodrigo Elías & Medrano, Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados and Rubio Leguía Normand. VPower finalized the acquisition of 51% interest in GenRent. VPower Group International Holdings Limited operates as a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, designs, installs, manages, operates, and maintains power generations systems. The company, led by Lam Yee Chun, […]

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s $3.5 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher recently represented the underwriters, for which Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. acted as representatives, in connection with the offering by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. of $750 million of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2023, $1.5 billion of 3.455% Senior Notes due 2023, $750 million of 3.777% Senior […]

Asia Clean Capital’s signing a joint venture with EDF Energies Nouvelles

Mayer Brown JSM represented Asia Clean Capital (ACC), a leading clean energy solutions developer in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in its joint venture with EDF Energies Nouvelles, a renewables-focused subsidiary of the world’s largest electricity company EDF Group. Through this joint venture, the parties plan to develop a portfolio of distributed solar projects […]

Sindicatum Renewable Energy Company’s $40 Million Bond Offering

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised GuarantCo, the international development finance institution, in relation to a landmark INR 2.5 billion (approximately US$40 million) dual tranche unsecured wrapped and rated bond issuance by Sindicatum Renewable Energy Company Pte Ltd. Sindicatum is an Asian developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects. The company, led by Assaad Razzouk, […]

CS Finance’s Merger with COSCO Finance

Paul Hastings advised COSCO SHIPPING Development Co., Ltd. (“COSCO SHIPPING Development”) on the merger between CS Finance, a non-wholly owned subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Development, and COSCO Finance. Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed COSCO SHIPPING Development provides, among other things, vessel chartering and container leasing services. CS Finance will absorb and merge with COSCO Finance and […]

Neoen’s funding from South Australia’s Renewable Technology Fund

White & Case LLP has advised Paris-based renewable energy company Neoen on its funding from South Australia’s Renewable Technology Fund for the feasibility analysis and eventual construction of a renewable hydrogen production facility. The Superhub will be constructed in the State of South Australia and is expected to produce hydrogen from electrolysis of water powered […]

Refinancing of $3.3 Billion Term Loan for Formula One Group

Simpson Thacher represented J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., as lead arranger, and J.P. Morgan Europe Limited, as facility agent, in connection with the refinancing of the $3.3 billion term loan under Formula One Group’s senior secured credit facilities. Formula One Group is a group of companies responsible for the promotion of the Formula One World […]

United Energy Group’s $192 Million Acquisitions of Pakistan Oil and Gas Assets from OMV

Sidley is representing United Energy Group (UEG) in its acquisition of Pakistan oil and gas assets from OMV Aktiengesellschaft, an international, integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, Austria, by acquiring the entire issued share capital of two wholly owned subsidiaries of OMV Aktiengesellschaft for an approximate consideration of €80.6 million and €77.2 million, […]