LEGAL DEALS ROUNDUP - June 2019

Below you will find our selection of the most significant legal deals from across the Asia-Pacific region during June 2019.

  • In Australia we have seen a busy month for capital markets issues and notable projects in the energy and transport sectors.
  • In China and Hong Kong the HKSE is still proving to be a good source of mandates for firms with several IPOs and bond issues being undertaken.
  • In India several deals in the technology and energy sectors show that there is still plenty of interest in these key growth areas in the country.

TOP LEGAL MATTERS - JUNE 2019

Kiamal 200MW solar plant

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Herbert Smith Freehills

Mirvac Group A$750 million capital raising

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Allens

Prospa ASX IPO

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Baker McKenzie

Salter Brothers A$150 million acquisition of NEXT Hotel

Australia

KEY FIRMS: MinterEllison

StockCo A$150 million warehouse facility securitisation

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Ashurst

Sydney Metro Northwest line

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Clayton Utz

YTL Corporation A$200 million acquisition of Westin Perth Hotel

Australia

KEY FIRMS: Baker McKenzie

Republic of Portugal Rmb2 billion panda bond issue

China

KEY FIRMS: King & Wood Mallesons

Agricultural Development Bank of China Rmb2 billion retail bond issue

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Clifford Chance

Haitong International Capital HKSE IPO

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Norton Rose Fulbright

Haitong UniTrust International Leasing HKSE IPO

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Davis Polk & Wardwell

Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group HKSE IPO

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

HKSAR $1 billion green bond issue

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Allen & Overy

Pujiang International Group HKSE IPO

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Maples and Calder

Xinyi Energy HKSE IPO

Hong Kong

KEY FIRMS: Milbank

Bharti Airtel Rs249.4 billion rights issue

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Brookfield Asset Management Rs5 billion acquisition of Axis Energy Ventures' wind farms

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Conneqt Business Solutions Re2.71 billion acquisition of a 61.35% stake in Allsec Technologies

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Hexaware Technologies $182 million acquisition of Mobiquity

India

KEY FIRMS: J Sagar Associates, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Houthoff

Housing Development Finance Corporation Rs13.47 billion acquisition of a 51.2% stake in Apollo Munich Health Insurance

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Music Broadcast Rs2.02 billion acquisition of Reliance Broadcast Network

India

KEY FIRMS: Khaitan & Co

Tata Steel BSL Rs8.05 billion acquisition of Bhushan Energy

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Visa Rs5.4 billion acquisition of a minority stake in BillDesk

India

KEY FIRMS: AZB & Partners

Vodafone Idea Re250 billion equity capital raising

India

KEY FIRMS: Slaughter and May

Adani Green Energy $500 million 6.25% green bond issue

India, Singapore

KEY FIRMS: Latham & Watkins

Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust $250 million 7.25% notes issue

Indonesia, Singapore

KEY FIRMS: Allen & Gledhill

MUFG Bank acquisition of shares in Indonesian banks PT Bank Danamon Indonesia and PT Bank Nusantara Parahyangan

Japan

KEY FIRMS: Nishimura & Asahi

Broadview $840 million acqusition of Formica Group

New Zealand

KEY FIRMS: Bell Gully, Sullivan & Cromwell

Blackstone $18.7 billion acquisition of GLP's US logisitcs business

Singapore

KEY FIRMS: Kirkland & Ellis, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

BW LPG $458 million refinancing

Singapore

KEY FIRMS: Norton Rose Fulbright

Land Transport Authority of Singapore S$1.4 billion 3.30% notes issue

Singapore

KEY FIRMS: Allen & Gledhill

Navis Capital Partners acquisition of Thanh Thanh Cong Education

Singapore, Vietnam

KEY FIRMS: Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee

Coffee Concepts Thailand $650 million acquisition of Starbucks Thailand

Thailand

KEY FIRMS: Weerawong Chinnavat & Partners

PTTEP HK Holding $622 million acquisition of Partex Holding

Thailand

KEY FIRMS: Linklaters, Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados

PT Trans Asia Resources acquisition of the Fergana oil refinery

Uzbekistan

KEY FIRMS: Dentons