Media releases

The following media releases capture deals and announcements that have been in the news over the past month.

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Allens acts for CKI on APA takeover - 15 August 2018
Allens has advised a consortium led by CK Infrastructure (CKI) on a proposed A$13 billion acquisition of listed Australian energy infrastructure business, APA.

Allens acts for Healthscope on Asian pathology sale - 3 August 2018
Allens has advised Healthscope Limited, one of Australia's leading private healthcare operators, on the sale of its Asian pathology operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam to funds managed by TPG Capital Asia for A$279 million.

Allens announces 34 senior promotions - 2 August 2018
Allens has announced the appointment of 15 managing associates and 19 senior associates.

Students join forces with top legal professionals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander moot - 1 August 2018
Ten Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students will work with top Queensland lawyers, barristers and judges in the fourth annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students' Moot, held jointly by Allens, Ashurst, North Quarter Lane Chambers and the Indigenous Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc.

Photo finish for Allens Neota UTS Law Tech Challenge - 1 August 2018
After five long months of planning, preparation and practice, the Allens Neota UTS Law Tech Challenge for Social Justice culminated in an exciting grand final, with two teams jointly winning the competition.

Allens advises on sale of Beryl Solar Farm - 31 July 2018
Allens has advised First Solar on the sale of its 87-megawatt Beryl solar project in western NSW to New Energy Solar (NEW). Allens also acted for First Solar earlier this year on the project financing of the Beryl development.

Allens advises Joint Lead Managers on one of Australia's largest IPOs - 31 July 2018
Allens has advised Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Lead Managers and UBS as a Joint Lead Manager on the IPO of Viva Energy Group Limited, Australia's largest IPO over the last four years.

Allens ranks number one in Asia Pacific for both borrower and lender roles - 25 July 2018
Allens has been ranked top legal adviser in the Asia Pacific in the syndicated loans and project finance league tables for the first half of 2018. The firm ranked number one for both borrower and lender roles both in deal value and number of deals.