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With nearly four decades in the region, Paul, Weiss has long been recognized as a leader and legal innovator among international law firms in Asia. Our Asia based partners have been consistently ranked in the top tier of practitioners in their areas of expertise.

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Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Corporate Partner in Hong Kong

Bosco Yiu has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on private equity investments, M&A transactions, Hong Kong IPOs and general regulatory and compliance advice.

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Awards & Recognition

China Business Law Journal Names Two Paul, Weiss Transactions “Deals of the Year”

Two Paul, Weiss transactions have been named 2021 “Deals of the Year” by the China Business Law Journal.

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Client News

Prosus Conducts Accelerated Offering of Tencent Shares for $14.6 Billion

Paul, Weiss advised Prosus N.V. in its disposal and placing of approximately 2% of the issued shares of Tencent Holdings Limited, a Chinese technology conglomerate listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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L Catterton Asia Invests in Nebula Brands

Paul, Weiss advised L Catterton Asia as the lead investor in a series B financing round of over $50 million in Nebula Brands, a leading Chinese Amazon vendors aggregator.

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General Atlantic and Buyer Consortium Acquire 58.com in $8.7 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised General Atlantic, a lead member of an investor consortium, in its acquisition of 58.com, China's largest online classifieds marketplace.

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China’s State Grid Acquires Chilean Utility Company Compania General de Electricidad for $3.04 Billion

Paul, Weiss advised China-based utilities company State Grid International Development Limited in its $3.04 billion acquisition of Compania General de Electricidad S.A. (CGE), a publicly traded corporation, from Spain’s Naturgy Energy Group S.A.

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Funds Managed by Affiliates of Apollo to Acquire Mitsubishi Chemical’s Thermal and Emission Control Materials Business

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in their acquisition of the thermal and emission control materials (MAFTEC) business from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and Mitsubishi Chemical High-Technica (MCHT).

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DCP Acquires Stake in Datong Insurance Sales & Services

Paul, Weiss advised DCP Capital, in its purchase, alongside China Merchants Venture, ZWC Ventures and Huagai Capital, of a 32.98% stake in Datong Insurance Sales & Service Co., Ltd. from Anxin Trust.

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KPS Capital Completes Sale of TaylorMade to Centroid Investment Partners

Paul, Weiss advised KPS Capital Partners, LP in the sale of its portfolio company TaylorMade Golf Company, Inc. to Centroid Investment Partners, a Seoul, Korea-based private equity firm.

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DCP Capital to Acquire China’s 51job in Take-Private Deal Valued at $5.7 Billion

Paul, Weiss is advising a DCP Capital Partners-led group of investors in their take-private acquisition of 51job, Inc., a leading U.S.-listed, China-based provider of integrated human resource services.

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Didi Chuxing Carves Out $1.5 Billion Freight Business

Paul, Weiss is representing Didi Chuxing Technology Co., a leading app-based mobile transportation platform, in the carve-out and subsequent $1.5 billion fundraising of its freight business Didi Freight, an on-demand freight logistics and delivery services provider.

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Publications

Paul, Weiss in Beijing: A New Chapter

In August 2018, Paul, Weiss’s Beijing office moved to Fortune Financial Center, the second-tallest office tower in the metropolis. The firm’s relocation provided an opportunity to reflect on the office’s storied history and future plans.

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