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23 October 2020

Worley becomes first defendant to win shareholder class action in Australia

In the first Australian shareholder class action won by a defendant, and only the second shareholder class action in the jurisdiction to reach judgment, the Federal Court of Australia has handed down its decision in Crowley v Worley Limited, dismissing the applicant’s claim against Worley and...
23 October 2020

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advises Indonesia’s Telkomsel on sale and lease back of 6,050 telecom towers

Herbert Smith Freehills’s Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) has advised Indonesian telecommunications operator PT Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel), a joint venture between Telkom and Singtel, on the IDR10.3 trillion sale and leaseback of 6,050 telecom towers to PT...
23 October 2020

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advises the initial purchasers in Indonesia’s Star Energy Geothermal’s dual tranche US$1.11 billion green project bond

Herbert Smith Freehills’s Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) has advised Barclays, Credit Suisse, DBS and Deutsche Bank as initial purchasers in Star Energy Geothermal Group’s issue of US$1.11 billion new senior secured green project bonds.
22 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Arkema sur sa première émission d’obligations vertes

Le cabinet d’avocats d’affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Arkema, groupe chimique français, dans le cadre de sa première émission d'obligations vertes, entièrement dédiée au financement de sa nouvelle usine à Singapour dédiée à la production du polyamide 11 Rilsan ® 100% bio...
21 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Airport Motorway Limited and AMT Management Limited on refinancing of the Eastern Distributor

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Airport Motorway Limited and AMT Management Limited in its capacity as trustee of the Airport Motorway Trust on a new $302 million 3.25 year bank debt facility to support the Eastern Distributor. The funds raised will be used to repay Eastern Distributor’s...
20 October 2020

Banks seize opportunities in age of disruption but challenges of scale, regulation and mindset remain

The top three concerns for senior executives at some of the world’s largest banks are successfully delivering a digitally-driven business, navigating regulatory change and building operational resilience, according to a new survey.
19 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on bridge financing as Euronext acquires Borsa Italiana Group

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised four banks in relation to the bridge financing of Euronext NV’s acquisition of London Stock Exchange Group Holdings Italia S.p.A – the holding company of the Borsa Italiana Group.
15 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Bank of Queensland on sale of St Andrew’s Insurance

Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised Bank of Queensland on it’s A$23 million sale of St Andrew’s Insurance to Farmcove Investment Holdings.
13 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises ENGIE Australia & New Zealand on establishment of the Australian Renewable Energy Trust

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised International Power (Australia) Holdings Pty Limited (a joint venture between ENGIE and Mitsui trading as ENGIE Australia & New Zealand) (“ ENGIE ANZ ”) on its establishment of the Australian Renewable Energy Trust (“ ARET ”), and the sell-down of a 75% stake...
13 October 2020

Victoire Sineau, lauréate de la bourse « Herbert Smith Freehills – Cercle Montesquieu » en partenariat avec l'association Entente Cordiale

Le cabinet d’avocats d’affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills est ravi d’annoncer que Victoire Sineau, a remporté la bourse « Herbert Smith Freehills – Cercle Montesquieu », en partenariat avec l’association Entente Cordiale, programme franco-britannique des bourses du British Council, pour...
13 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sumitomo Metal Mining on completion of divestment deal in Indonesia

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and its associated Indonesian firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) has advised Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) on successful completion of its joint US$400 million divestment (along with Vale Canada Limited) of a 20% interest in PT Vale...
12 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China’s Great Wall Gas on HK$539 million strategic acquisition of Binhai Investment / 史密夫斐尔为长城燃气5.39亿港元战略收购滨海投资股份提供法律服务

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Sinopec Great Wall Gas Investment Co., Ltd on its HK$539 million acquisition of a 29.99% stake in LNG distributor Binhai Investment Company Limited.
12 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sinopec on disposal of pipeline assets to PipeChina / 史密夫斐尔为中国石化向国家管网集团出售油气管网资产提供法律服务

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Sinopec (00386. HK) on disposal of pipeline assets to China's new oil and gas pipeline company PipeChina.
09 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on sale of Phase One, Nova Victoria

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) on the sale of its 50 percent interest in Phase One of Nova Victoria. The transaction, relating to a prime office-led mixed development project in central London is to Singapore-based Suntec Real Estate...
08 October 2020

Firm wins PPP Law firm of the Year at the Russian National Infrastructure Awards (ROSINFRA)

Herbert Smith Freehills has been named “PPP Law firm of the Year” for the third time in five years at the prestigious Russian National Infrastructure Awards (ROSINFRA). The award ceremony took place on 28th of September 2020 at the PPP Week Congress in Moscow.

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