Simmons & Simmons has been used as adviser on two of Hong Kong's largest recent deals, underlining its status in the market.
In the first, the UK firm advised Pacific Century Cyberworks (PCCW) on its acquisition of Cable & Wireless HKT. The successful bid is one the largest takeovers in Asia with a value of $36 billion. Cable & Wireless owns a 54% stake in HKT. The merger will make PCCW the third largest company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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