KKR’s investment of up to S$500 million for a significant stake in V3 Group Limited

Simpson Thacher advised KKR on the deal KKR executed its investment of up to S$500 million for a significant stake in V3 Group Limited (“V3”), representing an enterprise value of approximately S$1.7 billion. Headquartered in Singapore, V3 is a leading Asian luxury group that creates, develops and owns brands in the lifestyle, wellness and specialist […]

Korea Land & Housing Corporation’s $159 Million Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher, acting as sole international counsel, represented The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited as Dealer in connection with the offering of HK$1.25 billion Floating Rate Notes due 2021 by Korea Land & Housing Corporation under its US$2.5 billion Global Medium Term Notes Program. The offering was conducted in reliance upon Regulation S under […]

Palladium Equity Partners’ Investment in Quirch

Simpson Thacher represented Palladium Equity Partners in connection with their announced significant investment in Quirch Foods, Co. (“Quirch”). Terms were not disclosed. Quirch is a leading distributor and exporter of protein and Hispanic food products based in the U.S. Quirch is headquartered in Miami, Florida with operations in the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean. Founded […]

Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s $1.1 Billion Initial Public Offering

Davis Polk advised Tencent Music Entertainment Group on its SEC-registered initial public offering of 82,000,000 American Depositary Shares, consisting of 41,029,829 ADSs sold by Tencent Music and 40,970,171 ADSs sold by the selling shareholders, for total proceeds of approximately $1.1 billion. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. advised the underwirters. Maples and Calder advised […]

Wanka Online Inc.’s $34.9 Million Initial Public Offering

Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in the initial public offering and Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Wanka Online Inc. (“Wanka Online”). Wanka Online offered an aggregate of 76,390,000 Shares, which raised HK$271.9 million (approximately US$34.9 million) in gross proceeds. The shares of Wanka Online are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China International Capital […]

Takeda Pharmaceutical’s €7.5 Billion Senior Notes Offering and $5.5 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher recently represented the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities plc, SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Limited, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd., Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas and HSBC Bank plc, in the offering by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) of its €7.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes. The notes were […]

ICG Strategic Equity Advisors’ Acquisition of private equity portfolio investments held by Standard Chartered Private Equity and its affiliates in India

Khaitan & Co advised ICG Strategic Equity Advisors LLC (ICGSE) on the deal ICG Strategic Equity, the private equity arm of the US-based Intermediate Capital Group, has made its first investment in Asia, agreeing to buy a portfolio of Standard Chartered’s private equity assets for $1 billion. The portfolio will be managed on a day-to-day […]