Kirkland represents a consortium comprised of HOPU Investment Management, Hillhouse Capital Management, founder Ming Mei’s SMG, Bank of China Group Investment and China Vanke Co. or their affiliated entities in its proposed US$11.6 billion acquisition of Singapore-listed Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP). GLP is Asia’s leading warehouse operator with a multi-billion dollar portfolio of assets spread across China, Japan, Brazil and the United States. The transaction, which was announced on July 14, is the largest private equity-led takeover in Asia to date. To read more, please click here.
The Kirkland team was led by Hong Kong corporate partner Nicholas Norris, debt finance partner David Irvine and investment funds partners Justin Dolling, Jonathan Tadd and Carol Liu.