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| 28 March 2017

RENEWABLES EXPERTS ADVISE FIRST SOLAR ON MANILDRA SOLAR FARM IN NSW

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised First Solar on the project financing of its 48.5 MWAC solar PV farm to be located near Manildra in New South Wales.
Deals and cases | 28 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises nine-bank syndicate on US$285 million IPO of Indian supermarket chain

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a nine-bank syndicate on the US$285 million IPO on the Bombay Stock Exchange and Rule 144A/Regulation S global offering of Avenue Supermarts Limited (ASL), an Indian supermarket chain.
Firm news | 28 March 2017

Corporate debt research reveals businesses remain confident despite the challenges posed by Brexit

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has published the results of its annual research anticipating trends in the corporate debt markets. The research comprises over 70 survey responses and interviews with senior clients in treasury and finance functions of leading listed UK corporates...
Firm news | 27 March 2017

SIERRA LEONE: ATTORNEY GENERAL PAVES WAY FOR NEW LEGISLATION

Sierra Leone's Attorney General and Minister of Justice Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has announced that a raft of legislative and practical changes are on the way for the country, a move which he hopes will signal to the world that "Sierra Leone is open for business".
Deals and cases | 24 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises underwriters on US$168 million Hong Kong IPO of China education provider

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited and Macquarie Capital Limited as underwriters and joint sponsors of the IPO of Minsheng Education on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
News | 22 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills continues support for LGBTI culture with sponsorship of Melbourne Queer Film Festival

The Herbert Smith Freehills IRIS Network is proud to again be a supporter of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. This is the fourth consecutive year that the firm’s LGBTI Network has partnered with the festival to celebrate the best of queer cinema from around the world.
Firm news | 21 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills wins The Lawyer European Infrastructure and Energy Deal of the Year Award for Section three of Moscow's central ring road

Herbert Smith Freehills has won the European Infrastructure and Energy Deal of the Year Award for Section three of Moscow's central ring road at the prestigious annual The Lawyer European Awards 2017, which were held at Grange St. Paul's, London on 16 March 2017.
News | 16 March 2017

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS LAWYER APPOINTED TO TOP MIDDLE EAST ARBITRATION CENTRE

The Dubai International Financial Centre Arbitration Institute (DAI) has appointed Herbert Smith Freehills senior associate Robert Stephen as the new Registrar of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre (DIFC-LCIA).
Deals and cases | 15 March 2017

Finance experts advise Westpac and super funds on A$150 million long-term debt raising

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Westpac, AustralianSuper and IFM Investors on a A$150 million long-term debt raising for Visy Industries.
News | 14 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills awarded for market-leading infrastructure deals

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised for its leading Asia-Pacific project finance and infrastructure expertise in at the IJ Global Awards 2017.
Deals and cases | 13 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Vitol on the up to $1.65bn financing of its interest in the $7bn OCTP Oil and gas project in Ghana

Since the summer of 2013, Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Vitol, a leading energy and commodities company with a turnover of US$168 billion, on its US$7 billion oil and gas project in Ghana with Eni. Herbert Smith Freehills has advised on the commercial contracts, including a US$500 million...
| 10 March 2017

Infrastructure experts advise NSW Government on the successful completion of five social and affordable housing fund transactions

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised NSW Treasury and the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) on the successful completion of five transactions that will comprise the first stage of the $1.1 billion Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF).
| 10 March 2017

From little things, big things grow – Herbert Smith Freehills launches 25 years of class actions in Australia

Herbert Smith Freehills has launched 25 Years of Class Actions in Australia , a definitive review of the development of the law and practice of class actions between 1992 and 2017.
Deals and cases | 10 March 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Japan's IDEC on acquisition of French industrial group

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japan's IDEC on the US$252 million acquisition of French industrial group APEM from Intermediate Capital Group Luxembourg.
News | 10 March 2017

Sylvia Schenk appointed member of FIFA's Human Rights Advisory Board

Herbert Smith Freehills' lawyer, Sylvia Schenk, has been appointed member of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association's (FIFA) newly created Human Rights Advisory Board.

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