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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.
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Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has hired debt markets specialist Alan Yeung as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Shearman & Sterling.
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Latham & Watkins has hired Sidharth (Sid) Bhasin, James Clayton-Payne, and Don Stokes as partners in the energy and infrastructure industry group in Singapore, months after losing three senior lawyers in that space.
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Silicon Valley law firm Cooley has hired fund formation expert Sean Murphy as a partner in Singapore from fellow U.S. firm Shearman & Sterling, where he was a counsel.
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U.S.-based firm Hunton Andrews Kurth has hired global nuclear power projects specialist George Borovas as the managing partner in Tokyo and head of the firm’s nuclear practice from Shearman & Sterling.
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Shearman & Sterling, Fangda Partners and Tian Yuan Law Firm have advised Chinese cancer cell therapy developer JW Therapeutics on its $300 million IPO in Hong Kong, with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Commerce & Finance Law Offices counselling the joint sponsors and underwriters.
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Matthew Bersani, Shearman & Sterling’s former Asia managing partner, is set to join Hong Kong-based recruitment firm Asia Search Partners.
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U.S. firm King & Spalding has strengthened its Singapore office with the hire of energy partners Anthony Patten and Lachlan Clancy from Shearman & Sterling. Clancy will relocate to Tokyo shortly.
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Shearman & Sterling has hired finance specialist Gary Hamp as a partner in London from Latham & Watkins in Hong Kong.
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Baker McKenzie has appointed leveraged finance specialist Kenneth Ching as a partner in Hong Kong from Shearman & Sterling, where he was a counsel.