Partner Moves & Promotions 11/21/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Latham Bolsters Singapore PracticeLatham & Watkins added Sharon Lau and Michael Tardif to its corporate law practice in Singapore. Ms. Lau has expertise in representing issuers and underwriters in U.S. and international securities transactions. She also has a lot of experience with IPOs and M&A’s in Asia. Mr. Ta...

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Deal Watch 9/14/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on September 14, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Allen & Gledhill advises CapitaLand Ltd Allen & Gledhill advised CapitalLand Ltd (CapitaLand) in a $5 billion Euro medium term note programme. This deal will be unconditionally guaranteed by CapitaLand. DBS Bank Ltd, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, JP Morgan (SEA) Ltd, Morgan Stanley Asia ( Si...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 9/7/2012

by: Harris

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Covington & Burling has appointed Weishi Li as a partner to join its corporate team based in Shanghai (when that office opens.) Li’s practice covers a wide range of technology transactions and IP-related advice. A native Mandarin speaker, she has significant experience representing multinational and Chinese companie...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 7/27/12

by: Aakash Patel

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Clifford Chance appoints new Tokyo Managing PartnerClifford Chance has chosen Elichi Kanda as the new managing partner of its Tokyo Office. Peter Kilner, the current managing partner, will transfer to the Hong Kong Office. The move highlights a shift for Clifford Chance, as it tries to weather the stresses of the recent...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 7/20/12

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Jade & Fountain Hires 2 New PartnersJade & Fountain hired corporate partners Winston Li in their Shanghai office and Brad Shu in their Beijing office. Li previously worked at Horizon Law Firm, Linklaters, Mayer Brown, and Thacher Proffitt & Wood before joining Jade & Fountain. He has experience with fina...

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Partner Moves & Promotions: July 13, 2012


Posted on July 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

O’Melveny & Meyers Hires HK PartnerO’Melveny & Meyers hired Gigi Woo in their Hong Kong office. Woo is a capital markets specialist, who joins OMM from Standard Chartered bank. She served as SCB’s global head of debt and equity capital markets legal professional. Woo has also worked at Clifford Chance and Slaugh...

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Deal Watch 7/6/2012

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on July 6, 2012 at 6:07 PM

        Latham & Watkins Advises SinochemLatham & Watkins advised Sinochem International Pte. Ltd. on its acquisition of a stake in Jiangsu Sinogchem Technology. Chemical and rubber manufacturer Sinochem now controls 40% of Jiangsu, and plans to take over 61% of the company, costing approximately $450 million. L...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 6/15/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 8:06 PM

        New PE Counsel at Paul Weiss HKSpencer Park has joined Paul Weiss’ Hong Kong office as counsel to their private equity and M&A team. Park was previously group general counsel and an executive director at Asia Pacific Land, a senior vice president of real estate finance Asia at Capmark Japan KK, counsel with ...

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The Rise of Renminbi Private Equity Funds

by: Serhan Ayhan

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 6:06 PM

With over $20 billion raised in 2011, renminbi private equity funds are the world’s fastest-growing major pool of discretionary investment funds. These funds play an increasingly vital role in allocating capital to China’s best entrepreneurial companies.China has stepped-up efforts to develop homegrown firms, such as Be...

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Office Openings 5/25/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM

       Allen & Overy Plan’s For Vietnam OfficesAllen & Overy is planning to open offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and has hired current Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam managing partner, Dao Nguyen to lead the firm’s move to Vietnam. Allen & Overy has been active in Vietnam even without formal offices there advi...

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