Advising PayPal on its acquisition of a 70 per cent equity interest in Guofubao Information Technology, being the holder of a payments business licence in the PRC.
Advising Prudential on its long-term strategic bancassurance partnership in Thailand with TMB Bank Public Company Limited.
Advising LafargeHolcim, a global leader in building materials and solutions, on its proposed US$2.15bn divestment of its controlling stake in PSE-listed Holcim Philippines to First Stronghold Cement Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSE-listed San Miguel Corporation.
Advising NVC Lighting on its disposal of a 70 per cent interest in its China lighting business to Brilliant Lights Investment Pte. Ltd., a special purpose vehicle controlled by KKR, for approximately US$794m.
Advising Global Brands Group on the sale of its kids’ manufacturing, wholesale and retail businesses in the PRC.
Advising Circles.Life, Singapore’s fourth telecommunications company, on its Series B funding round.
Advising ASX-listed Westfield Retail Trust on its restructure and merger with Westfield Group’s Australian and New Zealand business to create Scentre Group.*
Advising ASX-listed Australand Property Group on its off-market takeover by Singapore Exchange-listed Frasers Centrepoint.*
Advising ASX-listed Peet Limited on its initial and repeat offerings of simple corporate bonds.*
* Prior to joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.