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Further Success for Paul Hastings in Asia

August 25, 2010

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo (August 25, 2010) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has been shortlisted for a series of awards in Asia. Nominations include:

• Real Estate Law Firm of the Year Asian Legal Business.
• International Restructuring Team of the Year China Law & Practice.
• Neil Torpey for Managing Partner of the Year Asian Legal Business.
• Equity Market Deal of the Year for the firms role advising BBMG on its approximately US$884 million Hong Kong IPO and global offering Asian Legal Business.
• M&A Deal of the Year for the firms role advising Balderton Capital and Trust Bridge in connection with GCL-Polys US$3.45 billion acquisition of Jiangsu Zhongneng China Law & Practice.
• Korea Deal of the Year for the firms role advising the mandated lead arrangers and lead managers on the US$1.8 billion leveraged buyout of Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd. Asian Legal Business.
• Restructuring Deal of the Year for the firms work on the complex Zhu Kuan debt restructuring in China, Hong Kong and Macau China Law & Practice.

The recent nominations follow a very successful year for Paul Hastings in Asia. The firm has already received wide recognition for its successes with numerous awards. Accolades this year include:

• Awarded Asia Law firm of the Year, for the fourth consecutive year, by Private Equity Real Estate.
• Awarded Private Equity Law Firm of the Year by Asian-Counsel.
• Awarded M&A Deal of the Year, for the firms work on behalf of Balderton Capital and Trust Bridge, in connection with GCL-Poly's US$3.45 billion acquisition of Jiangsu Zhongneng, by Asian Legal Business.
• Awarded M&A Deal of the Year, for the firms work on behalf of Warburg Pincus, as an equity holder in Nikko Asset Management, in connection with the US$1.2 billion acquisition of Nikko Asset Management, by Asian Legal Business.
• Awarded Real Estate and Construction Deal of the Year, for the firms work on US$475 million pre-IPO restructuring of Glorious Property, by Asian Legal Business.
• Awarded Private Equity Deal of the Year, for the firms work on the US$1.8 billion acquisition of Oriental Brewery in Korea, by IFLR. This transaction has also been awarded Deal of the Year by FinanceAsia, IFR Asia, Asian-Counsel, and The Deal Magazine.
• Awarded Deal of the Year for the firms work on the complex Zhu Kuan debt restructuring in China, Hong Kong and Macau, by Asian-Counsel.


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