Archive for July, 2016

Appleby advised China Orient on HK$560m Loan Facility and Subcription of Convertible Bonds

Leading offshore law firm Appleby acted as Bermuda and BVI counsels to China Orient Asset Management (International) Holding Limited (COAMI) in relation to a HK$560 million term loan facility granted by Ample Mark Enterprises Ltd. (Ample Mark), a wholly-owned subsidiary of COAMI, to Skyfame Realty (Holdings) Limited (Skyfame). Ample Mark also agreed to subscribe and pay for the Convertible Bonds issued by Skyfame in ...

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Towry on Summer Budget

SUMMER BUDGET: INHERITANCE TAX PERKS, BUT HIGHEST EARNERS SET TO BE HIT BY CHANGES TO PENSION TAX RELIEF “It is excellent news for millions that the inheritance tax threshold has effectively been raised to £1m for couples who are homeowners, with the policy coming into full effect by April 2020.   “The inheritance tax personal threshold has been pegged at £325,000 since 2009, with an average 26%...

08 Jul 2:23 PM 0 Read More...

Counting the cost of Grexit Chaos: The Potential Trillion Dollar Impact on M&A

A disorderly Grexit accompanied by contagion through international financial markets would cost the global economy up to $1.4 trillion in lost mergers and acquisitions activity alone. Such a scenario would have significant repercussions due to the impact on global financial markets, which would be vastly disproportionate relative to the size of the Greek economy. Financial modelling to account for Grexit scenar...

07 Jul 1:47 PM 0 Read More...

M&A Transactions Total $65.6 Billion at Baker Botts in 1st Half of 2015

Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, announced this week that through the first half of 2015, firm lawyers advised clients on 35 major merger & acquisition transactions valued at a total of $65.6 billion. The firm’s M&A activity for the first half of 2015 is up approximately 16% ($9 billion) compared to the first half of 2014 when the firm worked on transactions totaling $56.6 billion. T...

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