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

Awards

King & Wood Mallesons named Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia Pacific by Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards

On 12 May 2022, Asia’s top tier international law firm King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) garnered the top award Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific at Financial Times (FT) Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2022 for the fourth time. The award recognizes KWM’s innovative approach to client service and commitment to developing digital literacy.

13 May 2022

Press Release

KWM strengthens global brand ranking

Asia’s top tier international law firm King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has strengthened its global brand, ranking in the top 10 in the 2022 Thomson Reuters Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index 2022.

22 February 2022