Mallesons has acted for Seven Group Holdings Limited on its $US250 million cornerstone investment in the initial public offering (IPO) of Agricultural Bank of China Limited.
According to Mallesons, it is likely to be the world's biggest ever IPO.
Lead partner Nicola Wakefield Evans said of the deal: "We are pleased to have the opportunity to assist our client on this strategic investment in China."
The Mallesons team comprised partners and lawyers from the Hong Kong and Australian offices, and was led by Nicola Wakefield Evans and associate Eric Cheung.
Mallesons has also acted for Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), a New York Stock Exchange-listed company, on its acquisition of the FreightLink owned Adelaide to Darwin railway.
G&W agreed to acquire the business, as well as the business assets, of the Adelaide to Darwin railway for $334 million.
The business is essentially the integrated rail and port transport business which operates between South Eastern Australia and the Northern Territory, carried on by the Asia Pacific Transport joint venture and Freight Link.
The Mallesons team was led by Sydney-based partners Robert Gibson and Evie Bruce.