Paul Hastings Awarded Asia M&A Firm of the Year
By Paul Hastings Professional
Paul Hastings was named “M&A Firm of the Year" at the fourth annual Asia Legal Awards, hosted by The American Lawyer, in association with The Asian Lawyer, China Law & Practice, and Legal Week.
Seven firms were shortlisted for this award and Paul Hastings won due to the breadth of complex, landmark matters the firm advised on last year, including:
* Representing Samsung Electronics in its US$8B acquisition of Harman;
* Representing state-owned shipping giant COSCO, China COSCO and its associated companies in the landmark restructuring involving both COSCO and China Shipping;
* Representing Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment, a consortium of four state-owned companies, in its multi-billion dollar joint venture with Comcast NBC Universal and in the establishment of a landmark Universal Studio theme park in Beijing.