AmCham issues warning over proposed HK-mainland extradition agreement

BY Aparna Sai |

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has issued a warning over a proposed extradition agreement involving the city, mainland China, Taiwan and Macau.

North Asia Deals: Week of November 28

BY Eileen Ang |

Skadden and Pinsent Masons act on’s buyout of Skyscanner, KWM and Wachtell star in Apex Technology’s acquisition of Lexmark, and many more in this week’s North Asia deals table.

NA Deals: Week of Dec. 1

BY Vasundhara Chatterjee |

DLA and Paul Hastings advise on Ping An Insurance’s $4.75 billion share issuance, Simpson Thacher stars in Alibaba’s $8 billion debut notes offering, Davis Polk and Latham feature on the $6.1 billion update of SP PowerAssets’ MTN programme, and much more in this week’s North Asia deals spotlight.

NA Deals: Week of Nov. 24

BY Vasundhara Chatterjee |

Global Law Office and Reed Smith star in Skyworth Digital’s $570 million spin-off of its digital set-top box business, Hogan Lovells guides the Republic of Ecuador on its $509 million loan agreement with China Exim Bank, and much more in this week’s North Asia deals roundup.

NA Deals: HK govt issues inaugural $1 bln sukuk

BY Vasundhara Chatterjee |

Also, six firms star in Alibaba’s $21.8 billion IPO on the NYSE, Skadden, Davis Polk, KWM advise on CAR Inc’s $467 million Hong Kong IPO, NRF guides Lianhua Supermarket holdings on its $115 million acquisition, and much more in this week’s North Asia deals roundup.

A.S Watson sells stake in travel business venture

BY Reuters |

The retail arm of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa Ltd said it has agreed to sell its 50 percent interest in a travel services business to joint-venture partner Nuance Group AG for an undisclosed sum.