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Gift-wrapping bribery: law enforcement agencies focus on corporate perks in Asia Pacific

Deals and cases | Australia, China, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo | 25 August 2016

In a region with strong cultural traditions of gift giving and relationship building, companies need to pay heed to a renewed focus by anti-bribery enforcement agencies on the use of gifts and hospitality in Asia Pacific.

Herbert Smith Freehills recognised for ground-breaking innovation in legal services

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 25 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised as the leading law firm for innovation in the 2016 Janders Dean and LexisNexis Legal Innovation Index. The awards were announced last night at a ceremony held in Sydney.

Leading corporates to gather in New York to streamline dispute resolution techniques for business

Firm news | New York | 22 August 2016

Top corporates and business leaders are due to gather in New York next month to take part in the iconic Global Pound Conference (GPC) series, which aims to improve the way disputes are resolved in the domestic and international business environment.

Sue Gilchrist announced as a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills’ joint Regional Managing Partner Sue Gilchrist has been announced as a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Pepper Group Limited on its second A$400m whole loan sale in 2016

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 22 August 2016

The firm has advised leading non-bank lender Pepper Group on its second A$400 whole loan sale transaction in Australia in 2016, which will facilitate further diversification of Pepper’s sources of funding outside of its regular securitisation programs.

Pepper Group advised on Australian aspects of strategic partnership with Banco Popular

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 19 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Pepper Group Limited on the Australian aspects of its international consumer finance alliance with Banco Popular Español S.A.

Leading corporate lawyer Christoph Nawroth joins Herbert Smith Freehills in Germany

Firm news | Germany, Dusseldorf | 17 August 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has announced another senior appointment in its fast-growing German practice. M&A specialist Christoph Nawroth will join the firm's Düsseldorf office as a Corporate partner in its top-tier global M&A practice.

Propertylink advised on a successful IPO, raising A$503.5 million

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 17 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Propertylink on its successful initial public offering of stapled securities to institutional and retail investors. The IPO raised a total of A$503.5 million at a price of A$0.89 per stapled security.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on £160 million investment in combined heat and power biomass plant project in Kent

Deals and cases | London | 10 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a joint venture of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) on the acquisition and development of a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant project in Kent. The total investment in the Kent project will amount to approximately GBP 160m.

Herbert Smith Freehills ranked tier one for mining, energy and infrastructure expertise in Asia Pacific

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Seoul, China, Hong Kong, South East Asia, Tokyo | 04 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills’ market-leading mining, energy and infrastructure practices in Australia and Asia Pacific have recognised with a host of Tier One rankings in the latest edition of the IFLR1000 directory.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sierra Rutile on £215 million takeover by Iluka Resources

Deals and cases | London | 02 August 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Sierra Rutile Limited ("Sierra Rutile") on its recommended takeover offer of 36 pence per Sierra Rutile share received from Iluka Resources Limited ("Iluka"), which was announced on 1 August 2016. The offer values Sierra Rutile at £215 million.

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brisbane office relocates after 20 years in one premises

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 28 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills will relocate to new office premises in Brisbane on Monday 1 August, 2016.
The firm, which has been a tenant at Central Plaza in Queen Street for almost 20 years, will join other high profile tenants in the newly constructed premium office tower at 480 Queen Street, occupying the top four levels of the building.

Environment experts advise on A$650 million Victorian wind farm designed to protect the brolga

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 26 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Trustpower on all environmental aspects of its proposed A$650 million Dundonnell Wind Farm in western Victoria which recently received planning approval from the Victorian Government.

Herbert Smith Freehills tops Australian M&A league tables

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 18 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has cemented its position as the leading legal advisor for M&A transactions in Australia after topping both the Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters M&A legal advisor league tables for H1 2016.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises IHS on the first mobile infrastructure consolidation in Africa

Deals and cases | London, Africa | 14 July 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has advised IHS Holding Limited (IHS) in relation to its recently completed acquisition of over 1,200 telecommunications tower sites in Nigeria from HTN Towers plc. The transaction was effected by IHS acquiring the entire issued share capital of Helios Towers Nigeria Limited (HTN) and also involved a successful bond consent solicitation process.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Crédit Agricole and UniCredit on the £452million financing of Steinhoff International's public bid for Poundland Group plc

Deals and cases | London | 14 July 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Crédit Agricole and UniCredit on the £452million bridge term loan for the financing of Steinhoff International's public bid for Poundland Group plc, which is listed in London and announced on 13 July 2016.

Cross-border deal sees real estate experts advise QIC on A$795 million sale of UK shopping centre interest

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 12 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has acted as international counsel for QIC on the A$795 million sale of QIC’s 50% interest in UK shopping centre, intu Merry Hill.

Junior miners to ‘Extract’ free legal documents in Australian law firm first

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 July 2016

In an Australian law firm first, Herbert Smith Freehills is showing its support for the junior mining sector via an innovative resources portal.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises BMG on the acquisition of ‘Alberts’

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 11 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised BMG on the acquisition of J Albert & Son Pty Limited, also known as Alberts. Alberts will form part of BMG Australia, BMG’s Sydney-based business which launched three months ago.

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to support new global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative

Firm news | London, Paris | 07 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills proud to be supporting the new Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative aimed at spurring global solar development by standardising contracts to streamline the development and finance of solar projects.

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