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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.
05 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Amcor on second strategic transaction in 10 months

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised US packaging solutions provider Amcor on an approximately HK$1 billion sale of Hong Kong-listed AMVIG Holdings Limited (02300. HK), which operates a tobacco packaging and printing business in China.
02 October 2020

Helping parents transition back to work – training programme recognised as innovative in the legal industry

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised for developing a ‘game changing’ programme designed to help ease parents back into the world of work after having children.
01 October 2020

Australian Public M&A in a COVID-19 world — gold shines, private equity stays active and green shoots emerge

A new report released by Herbert Smith Freehills shows that public M&A activity in Australia was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic during the 2020 financial year. However, the allure of targets in the gold sector shone brightly, private equity bidders proved active, and bidders...
01 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises AGL on its acquisition of Click Energy from amaysim for A$115 million

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised AGL Energy Limited ( AGL ) on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Click Energy Group Holdings Pty Limited ( Click Energy ) from amaysim Australia Limited ( amaysim ) for A$115 million (the Transaction ).
01 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills Gets Lifetime Ban Reversed for Three Olympic Athletes

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Moscow office has secured a successful annulment by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for three Russian biathletes, after they were banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from ever participating at Olympic Games in any capacity.
01 October 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills Launches ‘Reflections of a Community’ to Mark Black History Month

Herbert Smith Freehills has published a collection of thoughts and expressions from internal and external black contributors to mark this year’s Black History Month.
30 September 2020

Pension scheme investments and ESG – a year in the making

One year since pension schemes with more than 100 members were required to disclose the risks of their investments, with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations, Michael Aherne , Of Counsel in Herbert Smith Freehills’ pensions practice, argues that the “ initial...
28 September 2020

Dispute resolution expertise recognised as Herbert Smith Freehills secures multiple awards

Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised for its excellence in dispute resolution and litigation in the annual Benchmark Asia-Pacific Awards.
24 September 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on the project financing of Columboola Solar Farm

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the financiers on the A$199 million project financing for Hana Financial Investment’s first renewable energy investment in Australia—the 162 MW Columboola Solar Farm in Queensland.
24 September 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills wins global innovation award from legal technology leader Relativity

One of the world’s largest legal technology companies has named Herbert Smith Freehills’ CheckMate application as the Best Innovation by a law firm this year.
24 September 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on digital transformation company Happiest Minds’ IPO on India’s BSE and NSE

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised India’s pioneering digital business transformation company on its oversubscribed IPO on India’s Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE).

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