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Jurisdiction – India

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

ALMT Legal

iNurture Education Solutions’ fund raising from Bertelsmann India Investments

Rs. 30 crores

($5 million)

iNurture Education Solutions

Dhanya Menon

(Partner)

 

Arindam Basu

(Senior associate)

 

Parineeta Srivatsa

(Associate)

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co

The Indian Hotels Company’s Regulation S rights offering of convertible debentures

$165 million

1.DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd

2.JM Financial Institutional Securities Ltd

3.SBI Capital Markets Ltd

4.Standard Chartered Securities (India) Ltd

 

AZB & Partners

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s investment in Edutel Technologies

Rs. 12.4 crores

($2.02 million)

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

 

AZB & Partners

SoftBank’s acquisition of equity linked securities in ANI Technologies

Rs. 11.4 billion ($210 million)

SIMI Pacific Pte Ltd

Srinath Dasari

(Partner)

 

Nanditha Gopal

(Senior associate)

BMR Legal

Matrix Partners’ and Avigo Capital’s proposed sale of a part of their stake in

Maharana Infrastructure and Professional Services

Rs. 300 crores

($48.8 million)

 

Maharana Infrastructure and Professional Services and its promoter-chairman, Shailendra Bhadauria and family

Amit Khansaheb

(Partner)

 

Vinayak Mishra

(Managing associate)

 

Tejas Patel

HSA Advocates

Matrix Partners’ and Avigo Capital’s proposed sale of a part of their stake in

Maharana Infrastructure and Professional Services

Rs. 300 crores

($48.8 million)

 

Avigo Capital

 

Aparajit Bhattacharya, Harvinder Singh,

Sumedha Dutta

(Partners)

 

Devika Chadha

(Associate)

HSB Partners

Block trade of Redington India’s equity shares

$15 million

Harrow Investment Holding Ltd

 

J. Sagar Associates

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s investment in Edutel Technologies

Rs. 12.4 crores

($2.02 million)

Edutel Technologies Pvt Ltd and its promoters

Sajai Singh,

Gerald Manoharan

(Partners)

 

Vishnu Nair

(Associate)

Menon & Associates

PremjiInvest’s investment in Manipal Global Education Services

Rs. 870 crores

($145 million)

PremjiInvest

Satish Menon

(Partner)

S&R Associates

iNurture Education Solutions’ fund raising from Bertelsmann India Investments

Rs. 30 crores

($5 million)

Bertelsmann India Investments

Rajat Sethi

(Partner)

 

Rachael Israel,

Raya Hazarika,

Ganeev Kaur Dhillon

(Associates)

Tatva Legal

PremjiInvest’s investment in Manipal Global Education Services

Rs. 870 crores

($145 million)

Manipal Global Education Services

Manav Nagaraj

(Partner)

 

Anubhuti Bhardwaj

(Associate)

 

Jurisdiction – Indonesia

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

K&L Gates

Nomura Singapore’s and Indonesia Eximbank’s financing of Sumatra Copper & Gold’s Tembang Project in Sumatra, Indonesia

$45 million

Sumatra Copper & Gold plc and its Indonesian subsidiary PT Dwinad Nusa Sejahtera

Chris Scott

(Perth special counsel)

 

Jurisdiction – Laos

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

LS Horizon

Bank consortium’s loan agreement with the Government of Lao PDR to enable its investment in the Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company

$103.5 million

Government of Lao PDR

 

VNA Legal

Bank consortium’s loan agreement with the Government of Lao PDR to enable its investment in the Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company

$103.5 million

Bank consortium:

1.Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

2.Export-Import Bank of Thailand

3.Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd

 

 

Jurisdiction – Malaysia

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Listing and offering of 185,063,000 stapled securities in Frasers Hospitality Trust, comprising Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust and Frasers Hospitality Business Trust on the SGX

S$367.9

million

($284.1 million)

Manager,  Trustee-Manager and Sponsor

 

 

Jurisdiction – Myanmar

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

DFDL

Bank syndicate’s corporate loan grant to Pan Asia Majestic Eagle

$85 million

1.DBS Bank

2.ING Bank

3.OCBC Bank 4.Standard Chartered Bank 5.Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

 

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Bank syndicate’s corporate loan grant to Pan Asia Majestic Eagle

$85 million

Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Ltd

 

Norton Rose Fulbright

Bank syndicate’s corporate loan grant to Pan Asia Majestic Eagle

$85 million

1.DBS Bank

2.ING Bank

3.OCBC Bank 4.Standard Chartered Bank 5.Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

Yu-En Ong

(Partner)

 

Lishi Fong

(Senior associate)

VDB Loi

Bank syndicate’s corporate loan grant to Pan Asia Majestic Eagle

$85 million

Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Ltd

 

 

Jurisdiction – Singapore

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

Allen & Gledhill

Cordlife Group Ltd.’s

establishment of its

multicurrency debt

issuance programme

S$500

million

($386.3 million)

Arrangers

Jeanne Ong

(Partner)

 

Sewa Du Ying

(Associate)

Allen & Gledhill

Listing and offering of 185,063,000 stapled securities in Frasers Hospitality Trust, comprising

Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust

and Frasers Hospitality Business Trust on the SGX

S$367.9

million ($284.1 million)

Manager, Trustee-Manager and Sponsor

 

Allen & Gledhill

Lease Retail Investments 3’s establishment of its

multicurrency

MTN programme and  issue of secured notes

S$500

million

($387.4 million - MTN programme)

 

S$300 million

($232.4 million - Notes issue)

Arrangers and Trustee/Agents

Margaret Chin,

Magdalene Leong

(Partners)

Allen & Gledhill

Transfer of Ezra’s offshore support services division to associate company EOC

$520 million

1.Ezra Holdings Ltd

2.EOC Ltd

Christopher Koh

(Partner)

Herbert Smith Freehills

Tata Motors’ Regulation S-only offering of 4.625 percent and  5.75 percent dual-tranche fixed-rate bonds

$750 million

Joint lead managers and joint bookrunners:

1.ANZ

2.Citi

3.Credit Suisse 4.Standard Chartered Bank

Philip Lee (Partner)

 

Gareth Deiner

(Senior associate)

 

Nupur Kant,

Jessica Loy

(Associates)

Jones Day

Asian Plantations’ public takeover by FELDA Global Ventures Holdings

107.6 million pounds

($173.5 million)

Asian Plantations Ltd

Joe Bauerschmidt,

David Longstaff, (Partners)

 

Jonathan Witherall (Associate)

Jones Day

Block trade of Redington India’s equity shares

$15 million

Harrow Investment Holding Ltd

Manoj Bhargava

(Partner)

Jones Day

Regulation S and Rule 144A block trade of shares in AirAsia

$78.8 million

Placement agents:

1.CIMB Investment Bank Bhd

2.Credit Suisse (Singapore) Ltd

Joe Bauerschmidt (Partner)

 

Jonathan Witherall (Associate)

Jones Day

The Indian Hotels Company’s Regulation S rights offering of convertible debentures

$165 million

1.DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd

2.JM Financial Institutional Securities Ltd

3.SBI Capital Markets Ltd

4.Standard Chartered Securities (India) Ltd

Manoj Bhargava

(Partner)

 

Nikhil Naredi (Associate)

Paul Hastings

IBC Capital’s acquisition of Goodpack

$789 million

(Total financing)

Banks:

1.Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc

2.Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

3.Goldman Sachs Bank USA

4.Mizuho Bank Ltd 5.DBS Bank Ltd 6.Natixis (New York branch)

7.Natixis (SG branch)

8.Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc

9.KKR Capital Markets LLC

10.OCBC Ltd

11.Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc

12.Credit Suisse AG (Cayman Islands branch)

Mike Michetti, Michele Cohen, Michael Baker, Brett King

(Partners)

 

Shekhar Kumar, Seth Chandler, Katherine Forer, Natasha Chua Tan

(Associates)

Quahe Woo & Palmer

Harmony (S) Holdings’ acquisition of a 51.26 percent stake in Fischer Tech

S$43.7

million

($37.2 million)

Fischer Tech Ltd

Yeo Khung Chye

(Partner)

 

Keith Oh

(Associate)

Rodyk & Davidson

Listing and offering of 185,063,000 stapled securities in Frasers Hospitality Trust, comprising Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust and Frasers Hospitality Business Trust on the SGX

S$367.9

million

($284.1 million)

REIT Trustee

 

WongPartnership

Cordlife Group Ltd.’s

establishment of its

multicurrency debt

issuance programme

S$500

million

($386.3 million)

Cordlife Group Ltd

Hui Choon Yuen,

Goh Gin Nee

(Partners)

WongPartnership

EMAS Offshore’s Regulation S global offering and secondary listing on the SGX

S$58.8 million

($45.43

million)

Underwriters:

1.DBS Bank Ltd

2.Oversea-Chinese

Banking Corp Ltd

Gail Ong,

James Choo

(Partners)

WongPartnership

Harmony (S) Holdings’ acquisition of a 51.26 percent stake in Fischer Tech

S$43.7

million

($37.2 million)

Harmony (S) Holdings Pte Ltd

Mark Choy,

Milton Toon

(Partners)

WongPartnership

Lease Retail Investments 3’s establishment of its

multicurrency

MTN programme and  issue of secured notes

S$500

million

(MTN programme)

 

S$300 million

(Notes issue)

Lend Lease Retail

Investments 3 Pte Ltd

Trevor Chuan

Alvin Chia

(Partners)

WongPartnership

Listing and offering of 185,063,000 stapled securities in Frasers Hospitality Trust, comprising

Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust

and Frasers Hospitality Business Trust on the SGX

S$367.9

million ($284.1 million)

Joint bookrunners and underwriters:

1.DBS Bank Ltd

2.Standard Chartered

Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd

3.Morgan Stanley Asia (Singapore) Pte Ltd

4.United Overseas Bank Ltd

Rachel Eng

(Joint managing partner)

 

Alvin Chia

(Partner)

WongPartnership

Swiber Holdings’ issue of 7.75 percent fixed-rate notes due

2017

CNY450 million

($73.8 million)

1.Swiber Holdings Ltd

2.DBS Bank Ltd

3.ANZ Bank

4.HSBC Bank

5.ICBC Bank (SG branch)

Hui Choon Yuen,

Goh Gin Nee

(Partners)

 

Jurisdiction – Thailand

Firm

Deal

Value

Client

Lawyer(s) involved

Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices

Bank consortium’s loan agreement with the Government of Lao PDR to enable its investment in the Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company

$103.5 million

Bank consortium:

1.Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

2.Export-Import Bank of Thailand

3.Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd