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Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 02 December 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ICBC International Investment Management Limited, the overseas investment arm of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), on its US$50 million acquisition of a 6% stake in SCP Company Limited.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 02 December 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills' global IP practice has cemented its leading position with the lateral appointment of IP partner Rebekah Gay in its Sydney office and the secondment of London-based partner Joel Smith to Australia, supporting the team across the IP group, including IP disputes, IP corporate and trade marks on cross-border matters.
Firm news | London | 29 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills consultant Dorothy Livingston has received one of the UK's most prestigious awards for individual lawyers: the City of London Law Society's (CLLS) Lifetime Achievement Award. She was given the award at last night's British Legal Awards dinner.
Firm news | Bangkok | 28 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has been named Law Firm of the Year at the inaugural Asia Oil & Gas Awards 2013 in Bangkok. The awards recognise achievements of international companies involved in Asia's oil and gas sector, and give credit to key regional movers and shakers that have played defining roles in the field.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 27 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Abacus on its $75 million institutional placement.
Deals and cases | Australia, Singapore | 26 November 2013
The Singapore-listed AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT (AACI REIT), which is managed by AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT Management Limited, has exchanged conditional contracts for the proposed acquisition of a 49% indirect interest in the Optus Centre at Macquarie Park, Sydney, Australia for an aggregate purchase consideration of A$184,425,000 (approximately S$215 million) , through the acquisition of units in the Stockland-managed Macquarie Park Trust from the unlisted Stockland Direct Office Trust No. 2.
Firm news | London | 25 November 2013
The 37th annual FA Mann lecture, part of a long-standing series organised in honour of one of Herbert Smith Freehills' distinguished former partners, Dr Francis Mann QC (Hon), is taking place on Wednesday 27th November 2013.
Firm news | Africa group, Paris | 21 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP has announced additions to its Africa, Energy and Infrastructure teams with the arrival of Leïla Hubeaut as a Corporate partner and Hiba Abi Haidar as associate in the Corporate practice. Leïla Hubeaut has developed a top tier expertise within the oil, gas and mining industries and infrastructure projects. She combines this with extensive experience in privatisations and business structuring/restructuring for African nations.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 20 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Morgan Stanley in relation to their role as sole underwriter and lead manager of National Storage REIT’s initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 17 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills advised Newcastle Airport Pty Limited, on its recent corporate restructure to open the way for potential private sector investment and to facilitate its transition from a domestic only airport to a viable international airport for regional New South Wales.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 14 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising McAleese Group in relation to its initial public offering of AU$166 million and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. The Offer consists of an institutional offer and broker firm offer.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 06 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the joint lead managers on AMP Limited’s (AMP) offer of new securities known as AMP Subordinated Notes 2 (AMP Notes 2), which are fully paid, redeemable, subordinated, unsecured notes of AMP (Offer). The Offer is intended to raise A$200 million, with the ability to raise more or less.
Firm news | London | 01 November 2013
The London office of Herbert Smith Freehills has partnered with diversity-focused recruiter Rare to launch the Excel scholarship for exceptional black and minority ethnic (BAME) students.
Deals and cases | Hong Kong, China | 01 November 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Chinese solar panels maker Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited on the placement of 400,000,000 new shares to raise US$144 million on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Deals and cases | 31 October 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Paris has advised Arkema, France's leading chemicals producer and a rising force in the global chemicals market, on the implementation of a Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) programme worth €2 billion, registered with the French market authority, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 31 October 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills was named Corporate Law Firm of the Year by the Australian Financial Review at its annual CFO Awards. The CFO Awards is one of Australia’s most prestigious award programs and acknowledges the very best firms and leaders in the finance sector over the past 12 months.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 31 October 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a fund managed by Propertylink on the acquisition of industrial properties at 45 Fulton Drive, Derrimut (Victoria) and 60-80 Southlink Street, Parkinson (Queensland). The properties are fully leased to a subsidiary of Automotive Holdings Group.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 30 October 2013
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Goldman Sachs Australia Pty Ltd in relation to its role as sole lead manager and underwriter of FKP Property Group’s (FKP) underwritten A$232 million accelerated pro-rata non-renounceable entitlement offer announced on Monday (the Entitlement Offer) and in relation to its role as sole bookrunner and underwriter of Stockland’s sale of its stake in FKP, conducted concurrently with the institutional shortfall bookbuild under the Entitlement Offer.
Firm news | London | 29 October 2013
European leveraged loan volume was $135 billion for the first nine months of 2013 – 70% higher than the same period of 2012 (Thomson Reuters LPC).
Deals and cases | Africa group, Paris | 28 October 2013
On 24 October 2013, Danone and The Abraaj Group announced a partnership agreement whereby Danone will join Abraaj in the acquisition of Fan Milk International (“Fan Milk”). The Abraaj Group had previously announced its agreement to acquire 100% of Fan Milk through one of its funds in June 2013. Abraaj and Danone will now respectively acquire a 51% and 49% stake in Fan Milk International. Under the agreement, Danone will in the coming years gradually acquire a controlling stake in the business.
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Herbert Smith Freehills advises ICBC International Investment Management Limited on US$50 million equity investment in SCP Company Limited
02 December 2013
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