By Ashima Ohri
Latham & Watkins has hired China-focused private equity specialist Frank Sun from Kirkland & Ellis as partner in its corporate department in Hong Kong.
By Shangjing Li
Kirkland & Ellis has represented asset manager Bain Capital in a $150 million deal to secure the controlling stake in Asia Pacific Medical Group (APMG), which turned to DLA Piper for legal advice.
Kirkland & Ellis, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Paul Hastings are advising on a Chinese consortium’s acquisition of a $400 million stake in City Football Group, the owners of Manchester City Football Club.
By Aviel Tan
Kirkland & Ellis and Sullivan & Cromwell have advised CITIC Securities International and Goldman Sachs (U.S.), respectively, on their investments in China’s largest distressed-loan manager, Huarong Asset Management, which turned to King & Wood Mallesons and Paul Hastings for legal advice.