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Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 15 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited on the acquisition of 100% interests in Wuxi Suntech Power Co. Ltd. from its administrator for RMB3 billion (US$482 million).
Deals and cases | Paris | 14 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP has advised Safran, a leading international high-tech group with three core businesses: aerospace (engines and equipment), defence and security, on a €200 million bond issue. The bonds are due to mature in 2024. The issue consisted of a private placement listed on NYSE Euronext arranged by Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc. and CM-CIC Securities.
Firm news | 10 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a disability network, HSF Ability, to recognise the importance of increasing awareness and understanding of disability throughout the firm.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 10 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising David Jones (ASX:DJS) on a proposed takeover of David Jones by South African based retail group Woolworths (JSE:WHL) valued at A$2.15 billion.
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ingeus Limited (Ingeus), a multi-national Australian-based recruitment company, on its sale to US firm Providence Service Corporation (Providence).
Deals and cases | Dubai, London | 08 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SHUAA Capital and Emirates NBD on the IPO and admission to trading on NASDAQ Dubai Limited of Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited, the UAE-based real estate investment trust.
Deals and cases | London | 03 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Cavendish Fluor Partnership, a joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear and Fluor Corporation, on its successful bid to acquire Magnox Limited and Research Sites Restoration Limited ("RSRL"), the Site Licence Companies for 12 nuclear sites in the UK.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 03 April 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced its plan to extend its international secondment programme to Australian graduates and include the Australian offices in the secondment opportunities available to trainees in London and Hong Kong.
Deals and cases | 28 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) on a A$20 million five year loan facility to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (Carnegie) to develop and implement its patented CETO wave energy technology.
Firm news | 27 March 2014
25 и 26 марта 2014 года международная юридическая фирма "Герберт Смит Фрихилз" провела практические семинары по строительным контрактам с иностранными подрядчиками. Семинары посетили 47 делегатов из 20 компаний из Москвы, Рязани и Республики Коми.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 27 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Eldorado Gold Coöperatief UA (a wholly owned subsidiary of Eldorado Gold Corporation) (Eldorado Gold) on its successful A$30.5 million acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Glory Resources Limited (ASX: GLY) (Glory) via a recommended off-market cash takeover bid. Eldorado Gold owned 19.9% of the shares in Glory prior to the announcement of the transaction. All the issued options of Glory were also cancelled for a total consideration of approximately A$1.8 million.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 26 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a consortium made up of Marubeni Corporation, POSCO and China Steel Corporation on the US$7.2 billion debt package secured by the Roy Hill iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The consortium has a 30% interest in the Roy Hill project.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 24 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on its exit from its property funds management and property asset management platform. The property platform provided management services to three listed trusts with over A$20 billion in property assets under management. The trusts were CFS Retail Property Trust Group (CFX), Commonwealth Property Office Fund (CPA) and the Kiwi Income Property Trust (KIPT). The platform also included various unlisted wholesale funds and third party property mandates.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised fund manager Propertylink on the establishment of an industrial property vehicle with investments from Goldman Sachs and UK based Grosvenor Group.
Firm news | Australia, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, China, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Perth, Seoul, Singapore, South East Asia, Sydney | 20 March 2014
The M&A market in the Asia Pacific region is in line for significant growth due to an anticipated surge of cross border investment in 2014, according to Herbert Smith Freehills’ inaugural Asia Pacific M&A Review released today.
Firm news | 19 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP announced today the appointment of partner Justin D'Agostino as Global Head of Dispute Resolution.
Firm news | 13 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced a 30% gender target for the proportion of women in its global partnership, making it one of the only global firms to publically commit to international gender targets within a set timeframe.
Deals and cases | London | 07 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills London energy team has advised PTTEP Canada Limited (PTTEPCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), as international legal counsel on PTTEPCA signing an agreement with Statoil Canada Limited (SCL) to restructure the ownership of the five areas of the Canada Oil Sands Kai Kos Dehseh Project (KKD Project) in Athabasca, Alberta, Canada.
Firm news | Hong Kong, South East Asia, Tokyo, Australia, Seoul, China | 06 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised as Asia Pacific's leading energy law firm. The firm was presented with the Asia Pacific Energy Law Firm of the Year award at the The Asian Lawyer All Star Legal Awards on 05 March 2014.
Firm news | 05 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced today the recruitment of Andrew Procter, a leading financial services regulatory expert and a highly regarded senior figure in the financial services and investment banking industry. Andrew will join Herbert Smith Freehills' global financial services regulatory practice.
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Herbert Smith Freehills advises Shunfeng Photovoltaic on RMB3 Billion acquisition of Wuxi Suntech Power
15 April 2014
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