Financial Times Recognizes Paul Hastings for Innovation in Asia

June 16, 2015

Hong Kong - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today its sixth placed ranking in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Asia report, in a list of the top 25 most innovative internationally headquartered firms in Asia. The rankings highlight the law firms that “have developed the most original practices to enable them to meet the needs of their clients”, according to the Financial Times.

In addition to receiving a top ten ranking, Paul Hastings was ‘highly commended’ for its work on innovative, complex and often first-of-its-kind international deals and initiatives, which included:

  • Creating a proactive approach to help South Korean companies build global compliance programmes

  • Using debt raised from US institutional investors to advise on a pioneering financing on behalf of lead arranges for KKR-affiliate IBC Capital’s acquisition of Goodpack, a Singapore-listed company

  • Advising Deutsche Bank Tokyo Branch in the non-recourse JPY11.2 billion financing for a solar project in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

  • Helping Chinese securities company Haitong International acquire JapanInvest Group, completing the first UK-code takeover of a Tokyo-listed company

Paul Hastings is a leading global law firm with a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Through a collaborative approach, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to client service, the professionals of Paul Hastings deliver innovative solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

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