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Herbert Smith Freehills advises China Telecom on US$300 million cable venture

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 21 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China Telecom Global in relation to its role in a consortium which has agreed to build and operate a new Trans-Pacific submarine telecommunications cable worth approximately US$300 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Dimension Data on its proposed A$171 million acquisition of Oakton

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 20 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Dimension Data Australia in relation to its proposed acquisition of Oakton Limited (Oakton) by way of scheme arrangement for A$171 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Abacus/KKR World Trade Centre investment

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 19 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Abacus/KKR’s joint venture on their investment in the mixed use World Trade Centre in Northbank, Melbourne. The consideration for their 70% interest is A$120.4 million, with settlement planned for October.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises CBA on A$2 billion Issue of PERLS VII and concurrent PERLS V Reinvestment Offer

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 19 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its issue of CommBank PERLS VII Capital Notes and concurrent PERLS V Reinvestment Offer to raise approximately A$2 billion.

Herbert Smith Freehills partner wins financial services industry excellence award

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney | 19 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Michael Vrisakis has been honoured with a prestigious Industry Excellence Award from the Financial Services Council.

Herbert Smith Freehills calls for robust research on superannuation costs

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 15 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has called on the Financial System Inquiry to redress the misconception that there is credible research that shows that the cost structure of Australia’s superannuation system is inefficient.

Gerrans signs with Herbert Smith Freehills

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 15 August 2014

Cycling legend and Tour de France road captain for the ORICA-GreenEDGE cycling team, Simon Gerrans, has entered into a collaboration with Herbert Smith Freehills and will host a number of events with the firm in Australia over summer.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises SpeedCast on A$150 million IPO

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 13 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SpeedCast International Limited in relation to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, which raised A$150 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Brightoil on US$1.1 billion acquisition of China offshore blocks

Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 12 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has taken the lead in advising Hong Kong-based and listed energy and resources company Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited on its successful US$1.1 billion cash acquisition of Kerr-McGee China Petroleum Ltd.

Herbert Smith Freehills ranked top law firm in Australia and 3rd in Asia Pacific

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Bangkok, Beijing, China, Hong Kong, India group, Jakarta, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, South East Asia, Tokyo | 12 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills is ranked the top law firm in Australia and the third in Asia Pacific in the inaugural Acritas Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index released today.

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner elected director of Melbourne Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Bronwyn Lincoln has been elected a director of Melbourne Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre Limited.

Herbert Smith Freehills dealmakers dominate

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills M&A Team cleaned up at the Lawyers Weekly Law Awards, with Tony Damian named Dealmaker of the Year and the team awarded Transaction Team of the Year at the Black-tie gala held in Sydney on Friday night.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Roc Oil on takeover bid from Fosun

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 08 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Roc Oil Company Limited on all aspects of its proposed takeover by Fosun International Limited valued at approximately A$474 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills expands German corporate practice with senior partner hire

Firm news | Berlin | 07 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills announced today that it has recruited Dirk Hamann as a partner in Berlin. He joins the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he became a partner in 1997 having worked at the firm (at that time Bruckhaus Westrick Stegemann) since being admitted to the German Bar in 1992.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on A$164 million solar farm project

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 07 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Fotowatio Renewable Ventures on its new solar farm at Moree in northern New South Wales, which is the first merchant financed project ever undertaken in Australia.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Kuwait Energy's first high yield bond

Deals and cases | London | 06 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) in relation to its role as sole bookrunner for Kuwait Energy's inaugural high yield bond which is comprised of US$250 million senior guaranteed notes due 2019.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Transport for London on its £660 million new Oyster contract

Deals and cases | London | 06 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has today announced the signing of long-standing client Transport for London's £660 million contract for its provision of next generation ticketing and fare collection services, which includes the iconic Oyster brand and the framework to introduce contactless payment cards across TfL's network in London.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises consortium on New Zealand's largest Public Private Partnership

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 05 August 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Wellington Gateway Partnership consortium on its successful bid for New Zealand’s largest ever Public Private Partnership, the availability based NZ$1bn Transmission Gully Motorway.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on record $A555 million commercial office sale

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 28 July 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised QIC on the sale of one of its flagship commercial office buildings in Sydney for A$555 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills deepens Asia infrastructure and projects team

Firm news | Singapore | 23 July 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has added another partner to its Asia infrastructure and projects team with the relocation of partner Matthew Osborne from Melbourne to Singapore.

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