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AZB & Partners and Davis Polk & Wardwell have advised Jio Platforms on its $4.5 billion sale of a 7.73 percent stake to Google, which was represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and J. Sagar Associates.
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AZB & Partners and Davis Polk & Wardwell have advised Reliance Industries’ Jio Platforms on its $870 million sale of a 1.34 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm General Atlantic, which was represented by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
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Hogan Lovells and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised social media giant Facebook on its $5.7 billion purchase of a 9.9 percent stake in Jio Platforms, the digital arm of India’s Reliance Industries, which was represented by Davis Polk & Wardwell and AZB & Partners.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell has advised Hong Kong-listed global sourcing and logistics group Li & Fung Ltd on its $931 million proposed privatization by Golden Lincoln Holdings Limited, which was represented by Kirkland & Ellis.
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Bonnie Chan, a capital markets partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell’s Hong Kong office for more than nine years, is returning to the city’s stock exchange as the head of its listing department. Chan will be succeeding David Graham, who is set to retire this year.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have advised Chinese Internet search giant Baidu on the sale of a third of its Nasdaq-listed shares in travel service website Ctrip for about $1 billion. Jingtian & Gongcheng and Latham & Watkins have advised the underwriters.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell has appointed Martin Rogers as the chair of the firm’s Asia practice and Li He and Miranda So as co-heads of the firm’s Hong Kong office. The trio replace William Barron, who previously held both the roles.
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Hong Kong law firm Howse Williams has appointed Kevin So as a partner in the firm’s dispute resolution practice from Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he was a counsel.
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Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed debt capital markets expert Margie Chan as a partner in Hong Kong from Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she was a counsel.
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Dechert has hired litigator Maria Sit as a partner in Hong Kong from Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she was a counsel.