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AVCJ Awards "Private Equity Deal
of the Year" to Paul, Weiss

Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) has recognized Morgan Stanley's investment in Tianhe Chemicals Group as its "Private Equity Deal of the Year." Tianhe is China's largest producer of lubricant-oil additives and a leading producer of speciality fluorochemicals. The strategic partnership between Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Tianhe is intended to transition Tianhe from a domestic leader to a global player in speciality chemicals. Paul, Weiss advised MSPEA as international counsel on their largest investment to date.

The AVCJ Private Equity and Venture Capital Awards program is a centerpiece of the annual AVCJ Private Equity and Venture Forum, Asia's premier private equity industry event of the year. The event draws thousands of delegates from around the world.

The Paul, Weiss team was led by corporate partner John Lange. The U.S. partners advising on the deal included corporate partner Yvonne Chan; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; litigation partner Mark Mendelsohn; and tax partners Jeffrey Samuels and David Mayo.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 
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