Two Gibson Dunn Deals Named Deals of the Year

March 16, 2012

Asian-Mena Counsel magazine has named two Gibson Dunn matters among its annual list of Deals of the Year, which features 39 winning transactions selected “with an eye on uniqueness, innovation, size, and complexity.”  Singapore partner Saptak Santra represented the noteholders in the winning deal, “PT Mobile-8 Telecom Tbk: restructuring of guaranteed secured notes due 2012,” which was noted as “ground-breaking for its size, complexity and innovation.”  Also featured was the “Harbin Electric take private,” in which Los Angeles partner Jon Layne and associate Shawn Domzalski represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors for Harbin.  The matter was noted as the “largest successful going private transaction to date,” winning recognition for its “complexity and uniqueness.”  The special report was published in Volume 10 Issue 1, 2012.