30 June 2022
HSF debt capital market experts advise Ampol on issue of A$150m sustainability-linked hybrid
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ampol Limited (Ampol) on its issue of A$150m sustainability-linked subordinated floating rate notes that are convertible to ordinary shares in Ampol (if not redeemed at the first call date). The notes were issued to wholesale investors.
30 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills projects team advises Victorian Department of Transport on A$1.85bn Next Generation Trams procurement
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Victorian Department of Transport on the A$1.85bn Next Generation Trams project. This is the Victorian Government’s biggest single investment in the tram fleet and network in decades.
29 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills' Singapore alliance firm Prolegis adds Adrian Wong as head of projects
Singapore law firm Prolegis has hired Adrian Wong as a director and head of projects, adding specialist projects expertise to its practice and to its formal law alliance (FLA) with leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
29 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Joint Lead Managers on Westpac's A$1.5 billion offer of Westpac Capital Notes 9 and Westpac Capital Notes 2 reinvestment offer
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the joint lead managers of Westpac Banking Corporation’s ( Westpac ) successful offer of new Additional Tier 1 capital securities known as Westpac Capital Notes 9 ( Notes ), which has raised A$1.5 billion (upsized from A$750 million following strong demand).
24 June 2022
For second consecutive year, Herbert Smith Freehills named the only firm globally recognised by Chambers in all Alternative Legal Services specialties
Herbert Smith Freehills stands unrivalled as the only law firm OR provider of Alternative Legal Services in the world to be recognised in all four categories of the 2022 Chambers Alternative Legal Service Providers Guide.
20 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills sets sights on becoming Australia’s tax law leaders with partner acquisition
Reflecting its ambitious growth plans for its commercial tax offering, Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed three leading tax experts as partners in Australia – with specialist taxation experience spanning mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, energy, resources, property and...
20 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises bp on its investment in proposed Western Australian green hydrogen hub
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised bp on its investment in the proposed Asian Renewable Energy Hub. Planning to acquire a 40.5 percent share, bp will also operate the project based in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
16 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Capital & Counties on £3.5 billion all share merger with Shaftesbury
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised long-standing client Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) on its recommended all share merger with Shaftesbury PLC (Shaftesbury), bringing together two of London's largest landlords to create a leading mixed-use central London REIT.
13 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises SoftBank on the acquisition of an equity stake in 1NCE
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SoftBank Corp. on acquiring an equity stake in IoT mobile provider 1NCE GmbH. SoftBank also signed an exclusive distribution agreement with 1NCE covering the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
10 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan as joint bookrunners on 10% capital increase of HOCHTIEF AG
Herbert Smith Freehills advised Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan as joint bookrunners on the increase of HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft’s share capital by just under 10 percent against cash contribution.