Hong Kong (December 16, 2011) Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has been awarded four Deal of the Year awards by FinanceAsia, one of the regions leading publications covering the Asian financial markets.
The firm won in the following categories:
• Best Equity-Linked Deal for our role advising the underwriters in Lotte Shoppings US$900 million dual currency convertible bond
• Best Mid-Cap Equity Deal - for our role advising Puregold Price Club on its US$172 million Philippine IPO
• Best China Deal for our role advising the lead arrangers in providing US$470 million acquisition financing to Home Inns in connection with its purchase of Motel 168
• Best Vietnam Deal for our role advising K-EXIM on the US$1.5 billion debt financing for a power plant development Mong Duong 2 in Vietnam
Paul Hastings also recently received three Deal of the Year awards from China Business Law Journal for Far East Horizons US$757 million IPO, China SCE Propertys US$301 million synthetic offshore RMB bond and Home Inns US$470 million acquisition of Motel 168.
IFR Asia also awarded the Lotte Shopping convertible bond deal "Equity-linked Deal of the Year" and "South Korea Capital Markets Deal of the Year" , the Mong Duong 2 deal "Best Vietnam Capital Markets Deal" and the Home Inns acquisition financing deal "Best China Loan Deal".
Paul Hastings is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.