15 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises sponsors on Peijia Medical’s HK$2.34 billion Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为联席保荐人境外律师为沛嘉医疗23.4亿港元IPO提供法律服务
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Morgan Stanley Asia Limited and Huatai Financial Holdings as joint sponsors of medical device manufacturer Peijia Medical Limited’s mainboard listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
12 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills closes second Sumitomo investment in offshore oil production vessels
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corporation on its second investment in a floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) destined for the Marlim 2 field, offshore Brazil.
01 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Malaysia’s Yinson on first renewables investment
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Yinson Renewables on a major investment in Indian solar power – the oil and gas services, shipping and production company’s first investment in renewables.
03 March 2020
New industry paper calls for greater regulatory coordination of sustainable finance in Asia Pacific
ASIFMA , the financial industry’s leading regional trade association, today released a new report, Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific: Regulatory State of Play , co-authored by Herbert Smith Freehills and its Indonesian associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung .
24 February 2020
Asia Pacific M&A set for a good year despite challenges
Despite recent and ongoing global and regional challenges, 2020 is set to be a good year for mergers and acquisitions activity across the Asia Pacific region following an uptick in dealmaking at the end of 2019, according to a new report by global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
13 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises bookrunners and lead managers on Avenue Supermarts’ US$567 million placement on India’s National Stock Exchange
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the bookrunners on a half-billion US dollar institutional placement on India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
16 December 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises AC Energy on its joint venture to develop a renewable energy portfolio in Asia Pacific
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills advised AC Energy on its joint venture with UPC Asia Pacific for the development, construction and operations of solar projects in the Asia-Pacific region.
21 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Yinson Holdings Berhad on its US$800 million refinancing
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Yinson Holdings Berhad on its US$800 million refinancing of one of the company's oil and gas floatation, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels currently operating off the coast of Ghana.
12 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises financiers on AerDragon Aviation Partners' US$220 million senior secured commercial loan
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a syndicate of financiers on AerDragon Aviation Partners' (Dragon) US$220 million senior secured commercial loan.
01 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Pertamina-Rosneft JV on engineering contracts for Indonesian mega-refinery
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a Pertamina-Rosneft joint venture company on the award of engineering contracts for a new US$16 billion refinery in Indonesia.
03 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Générale Continentale Investissements dans le cadre de l'acquisition, aux côtés de Crédit Suisse, du projet d'immeuble de bureaux Blue Bird, situé à Montrouge
Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Générale Continentale Investissements (GCI), l'un des leaders du développement et de l'investissement immobilier commercial en France, sur son acquisition en VEFA, dans le cadre d'une joint-venture constituée avec un véhicule géré par Crédit Suisse, du Blue Bird...
03 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Bharti as a member of consortium with the UK Government on the acquisition of OneWeb
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Bharti Global Limited, a member of the consortium with the UK Government (through the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), on the entry by the consortium into agreement for the acquisition of the OneWeb...
02 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Newborn Town on acquisition of Mico 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为赤子城收购米可提供法律服务
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Newborn Town Inc., a Chinese mobile app developer and mobile advertising platform services provider, on its acquisition of Beijing Mico World Technology Co., Ltd. 全球领先的律师事务所史密夫斐尔为中国移动应用开发商及移动广告平台运营商赤子城收购北京米可世界科技有限公司提供法律服务。
01 July 2020
Law firms collaborate on industry first to accelerate tech adoption in international arbitration
With the absence of universal guidance on the use of new technologies in international arbitration increasingly apparent and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of six international law firms have developed a protocol to help deliver a globally consistent approach to the use of online...
25 June 2020
Leading class actions firm calls for sensible reform in Federal Government Inquiry
In a submission to the Federal Government’s Inquiry into the Australian class actions regime Australia’s leading class actions defence law firm has called for the continued prohibition of contingency fees and stronger controls over the ability of plaintiffs to launch multiple proceedings against a...
24 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sumitomo Metal Mining on 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 the joint US$400 million divestment (along with Vale Canada Limited) of a 20% interest in PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (PT Vale) to...
24 June 2020
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS HEAD OF BANKING LITIGATION RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT THE FCA WILL GET ENHANCED REGULATORY POWER TO PHASE OUT LIBOR
Responding to the news that the forthcoming Financial Services Bill will give the FCA enhanced regulatory powers to manage and direct any wind-down period prior to LIBOR cessation, Rupert Lewis, head of the banking litigation team at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP has commented as follows.
23 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Challenger Limited on its capital raising
Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised Challenger Limited ( Challenger ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$270 million institutional placement and a non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise up to A$30 million.
17 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds as UK Supreme Court rules on credit card fees
Responding to news that the UK's Supreme Court has handed down a judgment which considered pass on issues in the context of the credit card fees (which were found to have breached EU antitrust rules), Kim Dietzel, a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills' competition practice, says:
11 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Accor sur la mise en place d’une nouvelle ligne de crédit renouvelable d’un montant de 560 millions d’euros
Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Accor, leader mondial dans le domaine du voyage et du lifestyle, dans le cadre de la mise en place d'une nouvelle ligne de crédit renouvelable d’un montant de 560 millions d’euros. Elle vient s'ajouter à la ligne de crédit de 1,2 milliard d'euros signée en juin...