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16 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises sponsors of China's Shanghai Gench Education Group on Hong Kong IPO / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为独家保荐人境外律师为上海建桥教育集团赴港IPO提供法律服务

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Macquarie Capital Limited as sole sponsor of Shanghai Gench Education Group Limited's main board listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. 国际知名的律师事务所史密夫斐尔作为上海建桥教育集团独家保荐人麦格理资本的境外律师,为其在香港联交所主板上市提供法律服务。
16 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Simon Chapman appointed Queen's Counsel

Hong Kong-based arbitration partner Simon Chapman , 39, has been appointed Queen's Counsel (QC) in England and Wales.
16 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company — Masdar — on its 40% investment in the A$511 million East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility in Western Australia

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company Masdar (a subsidiary of Mubadala) ( Masdar ) on its acquisition of a 40% stake in the A$511 million East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility in Western Australia.
15 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Air Liquide sur la conclusion d'un avenant à sa ligne de crédit syndiquée de 2 milliards d'euros

Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Air Liquide, un leader mondial des gaz, technologies et services pour l’industrie et la santé, dans le cadre de la conclusion d'un avenant à sa ligne de crédit syndiquée de 2 milliards d’euros prévoyant désormais un mécanisme de corrélation entre ses coûts...
15 January 2020

'Father of private equity funds' Jonathan Blake joins Herbert Smith Freehills as Head of International Private Funds Strategy

Jonathan Blake, an eminent figure in the private equity industry, has joined Herbert Smith Freehills in London as the head of international private funds strategy.
15 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills responds to news that Pensions Regulator moves to secure BHS pension scheme

Responding to news that the Pensions Regulator has succeeded in its latest attempt to protect the pensions of 19,000 BHS pensions scheme members, Rachel Pinto, partner in Herbert Smith Freehills' pensions practice says that "this should serve as a wake-up call for directors of companies with...
09 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Allegra on sale of iconic Rockpool Bar & Grill and Spice Temple premises

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Allegra on the A$40 million disposal of the properties it owns in 66 Hunter Street, Sydney, which host the iconic fine dining Rockpool Bar & Grill and Spice Temple restaurants.
08 January 2020

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS LATIN AMERICA TEAM ADVISES MANTOS COPPER ON MANTOS BLANCOS MINE EXPANSION

Herbert Smith Freehills' Latin America projects team has advised Mantos Copper S.A., a private Chilean copper producer, on the construction-related aspects of the Mantos Blancos plant expansion which is located in the Antofagasta region.
08 January 2020

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISED ANEX TOUR ON THE ACQUISITION OF CORE BRAND NECKERMANN REISEN

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ANEX Tour on the acquisition of Neckermann Reisen, core brand of tour operator Thomas Cook Germany, and various domains, from the insolvency administrators of Thomas Cook Touristik GmbH, Thomas Cook GmbH and Neckermann Urlaubswelt GmbH. Most recently, Herbert...
07 January 2020

ESG comes of age in M&A: Dealmakers are now focussing on ESG issues across all sectors

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters rapidly rose up the corporate agenda in 2019, such that ESG is now a mainstream issue across all areas of corporate life, including in mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
06 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Uber on US $3.1bn acquisition of Middle East operator Careem

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Uber on the acquisition of Careem, the Middle Eastern mobility, delivery, and payments operator. The deal completed on 2 January 2020 with regard to all jurisdictions where antitrust approvals were obtained/not required. The regulatory approval process in certain...
31 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on Newborn Town's Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为赤子城赴港IPO提供法律服务

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Chinese AI-based mobile app developer and mobile advertising platform services provider Newborn Town Inc. on its global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Newborn Town is a leading Chinese mobile internet company...
23 December 2019

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advises Indosat on US$452 million sale of Indonesian telecommunication towers

Leading Indonesian law firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung has advised PT Indosat Tbk. on the sale and lease back of 3,100 telecommunication towers for approximately US$452 million.
19 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEPI Rockcastle on its disposal of Romanian office portfolio

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised NEPI Rockcastle plc on the sale of its subsidiaries which own a portfolio of office buildings in Romania to AFI Properties. It is believed to be the largest deal in the Romanian real estate market and one of the biggest real estate deals in the Central and...
18 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills, conseil des banques sur le financement de l'acquisition par AccorInvest de 85,8% du capital d'Orbis auprès d'Accor

AccorInvest a annoncé avoir conclu un accord ferme pour l'acquisition de 85,8% du capital d'Orbis S.A. auprès d'Accor. L'acquisition sera mise en œuvre par le biais d'une offre publique d'achat qui devrait être finalisée fin mars 2020.

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