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Burgos wind farm project wins Asia Pacific Project Finance International renewables deal of the year

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills’ client Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has been awarded renewables energy deal of the year by Project Finance International for its US$315 million financing of the 150 MW Burgos Wind Farm Project.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on four award-winning project finance deals

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised in Project Finance International’s annual ‘PFI Awards’, with four deals the firm advised on in 2014 receiving prestigious awards.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Moorfield on sale of diversified investment portfolio to Lone Star

Deals and cases | London | 22 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Moorfield Real Estate Fund (MREF) and Moorfield Real Estate Fund II (MREFII) on its sale of a diversified real estate investment portfolio to Lone Star Real Estate Fund III (LSREFIII) for c.£1 billion.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Pacific Basin on habour towage business sale

Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 18 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Pacific Basin Shipping on the sale of its shareholding in PB Towage Australia (PBTA) and a harbour tug and barge owned by another of its subsidiaries to Smit Lamnalco.

Herbert Smith Freehills partners’ Top 10 M&A predictions for 2015

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 18 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills corporate partners Tony Damian and Rodd Levy have released their annual top 10 M&A predictions for the coming year. They have also looked back on the accuracy of their predictions for 2014.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on oOh!media IPO

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 17 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised oOh!media Limited in relation to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. The offer consists of an institutional offer, broker firm offer and priority offer (Offer) and values oOh!media at A$365.5 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Softbank on US$250 million GrabTaxi investment

Deals and cases | Singapore, South East Asia, Tokyo | 17 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that the firm has advised Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation SoftBank Corp. on a US$250 million investment in GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd, the largest mobile taxi booking app provider in Southeast Asia.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on SurfStitch IPO

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 16 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SurfStitch Group Limited in relation to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Herbert Smith Freehills Paris advises ICADE on the sale of 36 Mr Bricolage stores to Tikehau capital for €126M

Deals and cases | Paris | 15 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills Paris has recently advised Icade, a listed French real estate investment company and subsidiary of the Caisse des Dépôts, on the sale of a portfolio of "Mr. Bricolage" stores, after a call for proposals from investors, via the sale of Icade's entire stake in the company "Icade Bricolage" to the Tikehau Capital group.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Johnson Matthey on two M&A deals in five weeks

Deals and cases | London | 15 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Johnson Matthey Plc on the divestment of its Gold and Silver Refining business to Asahi Holdings, Inc., a collector, refiner and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste materials, for £118 million (US$186 million) in cash, subject to typical post-closing adjustments. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of March 2015.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Intercity East Coast Rail Franchise

Deals and cases | London | 10 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Inter City Railways Limited, a joint venture in which Stagecoach has a 90% interest and Virgin a 10% stake, on its successful application for the intercity East Coast rail franchise in the UK.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Aconex Limited on its A$312.3m Initial Public Offering

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 09 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Aconex Limited (Aconex) on its successful A$312.3 million initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Herbert Smith Freehills secures patent victory for Gilead

Deals and cases | London, Melbourne | 08 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has won a high value patent action in the English High Court on behalf of US pharmaceutical Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on pharmaceutical joint venture between CMIC Holdings and UDG Healthcare

Deals and cases | Tokyo | 08 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised UDG Healthcare Corporation, a subsidiary of Dublin-based UDG Healthcare plc, on its joint venture with Tokyo-headquartered CMIC Holdings.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Nepal's second biggest ever foreign investment deal

Deals and cases | London, Brussels | 05 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Investment Board of the Government of Nepal on its project development agreement (PDA) with Indian public sector undertaking SJVN Limited to develop the 900 megawatt, US$1.1 billion Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (the Project). This agreement follows on from the firm advising the Government of Nepal on the US$1.4 billion Upper Karnali Hydro Power Project PDA earlier this year, which is Nepal's biggest ever foreign investment deal.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises the Commonwealth of Australia on privatisation of Medibank Private Limited via initial public offering

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 04 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised the Commonwealth of Australia on the privatisation of Medibank Private Limited via an IPO and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, which values Medibank at approximately A$5.9 billion.

Herbert Smith Freehills director wins top Australian HR award

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 03 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills HR Director Australia, Andrea Bell has been recognised by the Australian Human Resources Institute at its annual awards night with the Dave Ulrich HR Leader Award.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Virgin Australia on its US$300 million issue of Senior Notes

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne | 03 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Virgin Australia Holdings Limited, Australia’s second largest airline group, on its US$300 Rule 144A/Regulation S issue of Senior Notes due 2019, which completed on 21 November 2014. The issue represents Virgin Australia’s debut issue of unsecured notes in the international debt capital markets.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises borrower on A$161 million wind farm refinancing

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth | 02 December 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Wattle Point Wind Farm Pty Ltd (WPWF) on the refinancing of the 91MW Wattle Point wind farm project. WPWF is wholly owned by the ANZ Specialist Asset Management Limited as trustee of the Energy Infrastructure Trust and managed by Infrastructure Capital Group.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises underwriters on Hong Kong Aviation Limited RMB800 million dim sum bond offering

Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 27 November 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised underwriters on the RMB800 million dim sum bond offering by Hong Kong Aviation Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines International Holdings Limited.

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