Kirkland & Ellis has boosted its M&A practice with the hire of former Federal Trade Commission Chairman Tim Muris, along with three other prominent antitrust lawyers. Muris,
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Jones Day, DennisThe Asia Pacific region is showing strong activity capital markets issuance and M&A, with deals hitting a high of US$84.9bn in Jan 2011. Singapore M&A partner at
Shearman & Sterling has had a tough year, seeing revenue drop by 8 per cent from $801m in 2009 to $737m in 2010, while profits per equity partner fell from $1.74m to $1.57m.
After a dismal 2009, 2010 proved to be a banner year for Indian M & A transactions. According to Thomson Reuters, deal volume was up more than threefold from $21.3 billion in 2009 to $67.2 billion in 2010. In addition,
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has held onto it’s position as top dealmaker for the second year in a row. The value of worldwide dealsUS law firm
Sullivan & Cromwell has climbed five spots to the No. 2 spot in the Thomson Reuters league tables for dealmakers. The firm advised on $230.2 billion worth of deals thisUS firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, before retiring this year. In this article he gives someRonald Barusch spent over 30 years as an M&A practitioner at
Indonesia’s consumer and resources boom is fueling an investor frenzy in the market, with Bloomberg reporting that investors have bought $23.3 billion of debt this year. This spending follows $25.4 billion raised in
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has hired Patricia Robinson, who joins the firm from a role as assistant general counsel at the US Federal Reserve. Robinson’s work at
Luthra & Luthra has topped the Dealogic Global Private Finance Initiatives / Public Private Partnerships project finance deals rankings for the first three quarters for 2010.
Paul Hastings is shifting talent to Asia in anticipation of an increase in large deals coming out of the region in the next six to 12 months. Real estate partner Derek Roth
Khazanah outbids Fortis in race for Parkway Holdings: Singapore law firms Allen & Gledhill, WongPartnership, Stamford Law and Rajah & Tann advise
Malaysian Sovereign wealth fund Khazanah outbid Fortis Healthcare to acquire Parkway Holdings, Southeast Asia's largest hospital chain, for around $2.6 billion. The winning bid by subsidiary Integrated Healthcare
JFE Holdings,the second largest Japanese steelmaker, has announced its India investment to buy a 14.9 percent stake in India’s third largest steel manufacturer JSW Steel. The Japanese company has purchased just below