Deals

KWM advises on Amer Sports’ NYSE listing

Amer Sports, Inc. (“Amer Sports”) was officially listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) (under the ticker symbol “AS”) on 1 February 2024 (New York time). Amer Sports raised more than US$1.37 billion (or more than US$1.57 billion if the over-allotment is implemented) in this IPO, leading to a market capitalisation of nearly US$6.5 billion on the first day of trading. This deal marks the first mega-IPO of 2024 globally.

02 February 2024

Press Release

KWM strengthens United States presence with new partner appointment

Asia’s top tier international law firm, King & Wood Mallesons, is continuing to strengthen its United States practice with the promotion of intellectual property expert, Charles Wizenfeld, to Partner in the New York office.

28 February 2023

Deals

Huafon Group closed the acquisition of DuPont's biomaterials business

On May 31, 2022, Huafon Group closed its acquisition of certain biomaterial business and technologies of DuPont, which transaction was first announced in October 2020. Zhejiang Huafon Group is a large-scale privately-owned enterprise mainly focusing on new chemical materials business, also engaging in finance, new energy, port logistics, processing trade and other businesses. Huafon Group is Headquartered in Wenzhou, Zhejiang. The acquisition was in the form of an asset acquisition, involving assets located in the United States, China, India, and other countries and regions in Europe and Asia, with a total transaction value of approximately US$240 million. After the two parties signed the definitive agreements, the transaction passed the antitrust review in multiple jurisdictions. Parties submitted voluntary declaration to and, after long-term efforts, obtained the clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and finally successfully closed the transaction.

15 June 2022