LEGAL DEALS ROUNDUP - October 2019

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

  • In China Baidu undertook a $1 billion sale of shares in Ctrip (Commerce & Finance Law Offices, Jingtian & Gongcheng)
  • In Hong Kong Topsports International Holdings undertook an IPO (Haiwen & Partners, JunHe Law Firm) as did Ascentage Pharma
  • In India Total Holdings acquired a 37.4% stake in Adani Gas for $864 million (AZB & Partners, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas)
  • In Singapore Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust undertook a merger (Allen & Gledhill)
  • In South Korea the Government of the Republic of Korea defended an arbitration claim brought under the Korea-US free trade agreement (Yoon & Yang)
  • In Thailand Asset World Public Company undertook an IPO on the SET (Weerawong Chinnavat & Partners), while work was also begun on the Thailand 3 airport linked high-speed rail PPP