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Sullivan & Cromwell has represented Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) on its $8 billion sale of MUFG Union Bank (MUB) to U.S. Bancorp, which was counselled by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
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Sullivan & Cromwell and Fangda Partners are advising Chinese smart electric vehicle maker Xpeng on its planned dual primary listing in Hong Kong, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and JunHe advising the joint sponsors. The listing is expected to raise nearly $2 billion.
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Bae, Kim & Lee and WongPartnership have represented German online delivery company Delivery Hero SE on its $4 billion acquisition of Woowa Brothers, owner of South Korea’s top food delivery app owner. The seller was counselled by Kim & Chang while Woowa's shareholders were advised by Sullivan & Cromwell.
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Sullivan & Cromwell have advised the Asia-Pacific unit of brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on its $5 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Clifford Chance representing the joint sponsors.
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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Hogan Lovells have advised U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials on its agreement to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, with Nishimura & Asahi and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett counselling the sellers.
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Dentons has advised Chinese financial firm JD Group on the sale of its insurance business, FTLife Insurance Company Limited, for $2.74 billion (HK$21.5 billion approximately) to NWS Holdings Limited which was counselled by Sullivan & Cromwell.
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Baker McKenzie and Sullivan & Cromwell represented Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) on its $2.9 billion (A$4.1 billion) acquisition of Colonial First State Global Asset Management from the Australian financial group Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).
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Sullivan & Cromwell and Hergüner Bilgen Özeke advised Taiwan Cement Corporation on its estimated $1.1 billion joint venture with Ordu Yardimlasma Kurumu (OYAK) (Turkey) which turned to Baker McKenzie for advise.
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Kirkland & Ellis has hired Ram Narayan as a corporate partner from Sullivan & Cromwell, where he was an associate.
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Morrison & Foerster has hired Jesse Gillespie as a corporate partner in Tokyo from Sullivan & Cromwell.