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Due to confidentiality requirements, only selected assignments and limited information are provided.

Retail and Consumer
Client Counterparty Country Value (US$M) Year Description
Hong Kong & China   2014 Advisor to Dining Concepts Group for raising capital from Prometheus Capital – a private equity fund backed by Wang family of Wanda Group. Dining Concepts is a uniquely positioned upscale casual dining group that operates over 20 restaurants in prime locations across Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
& Canada
120 2014 Advisor to the Lerado Group in the sale of its Juvenile Products business to Dorel Industries, a Canadian listed company that owns several leading baby product brands such as Quinny and Maxi Cosi.
Macau & Italy   2014 Advisor to the shareholders of Lunettes in the sale of 100% equity to Luxottica Group, the largest eyewear retailer in the world and the owner of retail chains including Lenscrafters and Sunglasses Hut. Lunettes is a leading luxury eyewear retailer in Macau.
SE Asia   2014 Advisor to MIH and Tencent in a sale of a controlling interest in Level Up, a Philippine online gaming business, to Thailand-based Asiasoft. Tencent is a leading online services provider in China. MIH is a member company of the global internet giant, Naspers. MIH operates pay-TV and internet subscriber platforms across emerging markets.
China   2013 Advisor to Xuanji and arranger of an investment from China Culture Industrial Investment Fund, the only national level cultural industry investment fund in China. Xuanji is one of the largest animation content production companies in China.
Hong Kong & China 97 2013 Advisor to New Focus Auto for raising capital from CDH, who became the single largest shareholder (42.8%) after the transaction. New Focus Auto is a car parts manufacturer, distributor and repair services provider.
SE Asia & Hong Kong   2012 Strategic and financial advisor to the owners of Mint Group and Fun Characters Group, the leading Character and Image licensing group in Southeast Asia, in relation to a strategic partnership with LF Asia, a subsidiary of Li & Fung Limited, the Hong Kong-based world leader in consumer goods sourcing and distribution.
Korea 162 2012 Advisor to Unitas Capital and arranger for KRW190 billion investment for a minority equity interest in NEPA, a Korean outdoor apparel and equipment manufacturer and retailer, for facilitating business growth.
Taiwan & USA 100 2010 Advisor to Watson Pharmaceuticals on the sale of a significant equity interest in ScinoPharm Taiwan to Uni-President Taiwan.
Singapore 110 2007 Strategic advisory services to Mediaring in relation to the US$110 million public offer for Pacific Internet, a regional internet service provider.
China 120 2006 Advisor on the sale of the majority equity interest in the #2 BMW car dealership company in China.
China 25 2006 Advisor to Hongguo in relation to a proposed acquisition and arranger of a secondary equity placement of Hongguo / C Banner, a branded footwear retailer in China.
Indonesia 50 2006 Advisor to Trimegah's substantial shareholders on the sale of a strategic shareholding in Trimegah, a leading securities and asset management firm in Indonesia, to Spinnaker Asset Management.
Indonesia   2005 Advisor on the sale of a strategic equity interest in PT Nabisco Foods in Indonesia to Kraft Nabisco Inc, USA.
Manufacturing and Industrials
Client Counterparty Country Value (US$M) Year Description
China 80 2011 Advisor to Global Digital Creations, an affiliate company of the Shougang Group, on the sale of a majority equity interest in GDC Technology to The Carlyle Group.
Singapore   2007 Strategic advisory services in relation to a potential acquisition of an EMS company in China.
Singapore 60 2007 Advisor to shareholders of Plimsoll Corporation, a company primarily involved in the design and manufacture of switches for ships and rigs, on the sale of a controlling shareholding to Cargotec Corporation from Finland.
Singapore   2006 Strategic advisory services to Innovalues, an EMS company.
Malaysia   2006 Provided an independent valuation report in connection with the proposed acquisition of Mems Technology Sdn Bhd.
Korea 270 2005 Advisor to a private investor on the sale of a significant shareholding in the largest glass manufacturing company in Korea to the St Gobain Group from France.
Hong Kong   2005 Strategic advisory services to Defond, a global leader in the electric switch sector.
Malaysia   2004 Advisor to an independent shareholder holding a swing vote at the shareholders meeting to approve the US$3 billion financial restructuring of the Lion Group from Malaysia.
Malaysia   2004 Strategic advisory services in connection with an acquisition plan for Texmaco, a major textile and automobile group in Indonesia.
Real Estate and Hospitality
Client Counterparty Country Value (US$M) Year Description
Hong Kong
& China
250 2013 Advisor and facilitator to Blackstone Group on the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Tysan Group.
Hong Kong & China 114 2010 Advisor to Tysan Holdings on the sale of a controlling interest in Tianjin International Building, an office and serviced apartment building located in Tianjin, China, to The Ascott Ltd.
China 31 2011 Advisor to a private investor on the sale of a commercial building located in the city centre of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, to a China publicly-listed company.
Hong Kong 26 2007 Arranger of a HK$198 million equity placement for Signal Media, a property developer in Macau that is publicly-listed on the Hong Kong stock market.
Natural Resources & Agriculture
Client Counterparty Country Value (US$M) Year Description
Indonesia 200 2010 to 2012 Advisor on strategic and corporate finance planning, including arranging structured financing of approximately US$200 million. The Group owns over 200,000 hectares of palm oil plantations.
Indonesia 100 2008 Advisor on the acquisition of a strategic minority equity interest in First Resources, a publicly-listed palm oil company in Singapore with market capitalization of approximately US$1 billion at its IPO and US$1.8 billion at its peak share price.
Indonesia 20 2007 Arranger of a US$20 million structured equity-linked financing involving shares of Bumi Resources, a publicly-listed coal company in Indonesia.