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Herbert Smith Freehills advises Joint Lead Managers on Westpac’s sell down of shares in BT Investment Management

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 29 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised UBS AG, Australian Branch and Macquarie Capital (Australia) Limited as joint lead managers in relation to Westpac Banking Corporation’s sell down of shares in BT Investment Management Limited.

Herbert Smith Freehills Singapore advises on S$1billion SGX takeover

Deals and cases | Singapore, Hong Kong | 26 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Shanghai-listed Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. (JCET) as international counsel on its proposed S$1 billion takeover offer of SGX-listed semiconductor company STATS ChipPAC Ltd, one of the largest M&A deals in Singapore so far this year.

Herbert Smith Freehills brings A$450 million Ararat wind farm to financial close

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 26 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the project company on reaching financial close for a 240MW wind farm to be developed at Ararat in west Victoria. The wind farm will have a capital value of approximately A$450 million and is expected to produce enough electricity for approximately 123,000 homes.

Herbert Smith Freehills' Mark Jephcott among first Hong Kong non-governmental advisers appointed to International Competition Network

Firm news | Hong Kong | 24 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Mark Jephcott has been appointed by the Competition Commission of Hong Kong to become one of its Non-Governmental Advisers (NGAs) to the International Competition Network (ICN), the global body representing the world's competition authorities.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Scape Student Living on Australian property acquisitions

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 24 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Scape Student Living Australia on the acquisition of two Australian properties for the purposes of developing student accommodation.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Abacus/Goldman Sachs Forum investment

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Abacus Property Group on the establishment of a joint venture with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Adairs Limited on its A$220 million Initial Public Offering

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 19 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Adairs Limited on its successful A$220 million initial public offering and listing on the ASX with a market capitalisation of A$400 million at the offer price.

Herbert Smith Freehills launches global alternative legal services business

Firm news | Belfast | 11 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a pioneering new global alternative legal services business, which harnesses the firm's key legal and client technology expertise around the world to offer cost efficient legal products and technology services for clients.

Herbert Smith Freehills puts A$2b Moorebank Intermodal on the rails

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth | 04 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised on another key milestone of the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Development, a A$2 billion freight hub at Moorebank in south-western Sydney.

Expansion of Asia-Pacific anti-corruption laws shifts compliance focus for companies and investors

Firm news | 03 June 2015

Local anti-corruption laws should now be the main compliance concern for companies doing business or investing in Asia Pacific, according to a new guide published by Herbert Smith Freehills.

Herbert Smith Freehills partner appointed to Australia‑Korea Foundation Board

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Seoul | 02 June 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted by the appointment of partner, Ian Williams, to the board of the Australia-Korea Foundation.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises the financiers on the A$2 billion acquisition of Crown Castle Australia Limited

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 29 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the financiers on the A$2 billion acquisition by a consortium of investors, led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, of Crown Castle Australia Limited.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Toll Group on its A$8 billion scheme of arrangement with Japan Post

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 28 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised leading Australian transport and logistics provider Toll Group on its acquisition by Japan Post, in one of the largest ever public company acquisitions in Australia.

Herbert Smith Freehills wins Australian Deal Team of the Year and Employee Health & Wellbeing award

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 26 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have been recognised across multiple award categories at the Australasian Law Awards 2015 on Thursday 21 May in Sydney.

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Reconciliation Action Plan receives highest endorsement

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 26 May 2015

Ahead of National Reconciliation Week 2015, Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to launch its third Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) which has received Reconciliation Australia’s highest endorsement as an ‘Elevate’ RAP.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises PanAust on takeover bid from GRAM

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 25 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising PanAust Limited (PanAust) on its takeover by Guangdong Rising Assets Management Co., Ltd which values PanAust at approximately A$1.2 billion.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Australian Finance Group Ltd IPO

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 25 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Australian Finance Group Ltd (AFG) in relation to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. The offer consisted of an institutional offer, broker firm offer and priority offer and valued AFG at A$257.8 million at the final offer price of A$1.20 per share.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Canada Pension Plan Investment board on strategic German real estate focused joint venture with Unibail-Rodamco

Deals and cases | Germany | 22 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) on a strategic joint venture with Unibail-Rodamco. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CPPIB Europe S.à r.l., (CPPIBE), CPPIB has entered into an agreement regarding the indirect acquisition of a 46.1% interest in mfi management für immobilien AG (mfi), from Unibail-Rodamco, who will remain an indirect shareholder of mfi. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on US$165 million senior secured bank facilities

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the lenders in relation to US$165 million senior secured bank facilities to be provided to Finders Resources Limited in relation to its Wetar copper project in Indonesia.

Herbert Smith Freehills announces recipient of the inaugural Kathryn Everett Leadership Fellowship for Women Lawyers

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 20 May 2015

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that Ms Brooke Massender, Head of Pro Bono & Citizenship, Australia & Asia, is the recipient of the firm’s inaugural Kathryn Everett Leadership Fellowship for Women Lawyers.

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