Arent Fox and Schiff Hardin will merge in a deal set to take effect March 1, the pair said in a statement on Wednesday.
O'Melveny & Myers (OMM) has advised Korean entertainment company CJ ENM on its $850 million acquisition of a majority stake in U.S. content studio Endeavor Content, which was represented by Latham & Watkins.
Latham & Watkins and ACCRALAW have advised U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus as one of the investors in the $300 million funding round of the Philippines’ Mynt.
Latham & Watkins and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised Indian financial services platform PB Fintech on its 57-billion-rupee ($770 million) initial public offering, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Linklaters representing the book running lead managers.
Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners and K Law have advised Reliance New Energy Solar (RNESL) and Reliance Industries (RIL) on RNESL’s 36-billion-rupee ($489 million) acquisition of stake in Sterling & Wilson Solar which was represented by Desai & Diwanji.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati have advised various investors on a $1 billion investment in Chinese green energy firm Envision Energy International, which was represented by Fangda Partners.
Clifford Chance has advised Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its $2.7 billion joint investment with France’s Cathay PE to acquire 50 percent of the Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan from Denmark’s Ørsted.
Baker McKenzie has represented Portugal’s EDP Renewables (EDPR) on its S$937 million ($695 million) acquisition of a stake in Southeast Asian green energy firm Sunseap, which was advised by Rajah & Tann.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and Latham & Watkins have advised Indian payments firm Paytm on its 183-billion-rupee ($2.4 billion) initial public offering, with Khaitan & Co and Shearman & Sterling advising the underwriters.
AZB & Partners has counselled Indian cosmetics-to-fashion platform Nykaa on its $711 million initial public offering on the BSE and NSE, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Sidley Austin advising the lead managers, and Trilegal representing the selling shareholders.
JunHe and Linklaters have advised China’s Yue Xiu Enterprises on the $656 million privatisation of Hong Kong-listed Chong Hing Bank, which was advised by Baker McKenzie.
Latham & Watkins is advising Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) on the proposed privatisation of its Hong Kong-listed arm, CP Pokphand (CPP), with Ashurst advising a shareholder, Japan’s Itochu.