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.

You can see the month's trends in summary here by viewing our DATA CHARTS.

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