Press Release

| January 26, 2012

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Advises on One of MENA-Asian Counsel’s 2011 Deals of the Year

(HONG KONG/WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2012) – Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf has advised on one of ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL magazine’s 2011 deals of the year, representing China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) on its US$210 million acquisition of US aviation manufacturer Cirrus Industries, Inc.

The Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf team was led on the M&A side by partner Paul Chen and local partner Sheng Wu and on the International Trade side by partners Harry Clark and Clark McFadden. The team advised CAIGA on the acquisition and related regulatory clearance in the US and China, with the deal closing in June 2011.

The deal stands out as CAIGA’s first acquisition of a US plane manufacturer, and a landmark transaction in Chinese investment into the US. It was also the first reverse triangular merger to be approved by the Chinese regulatory authorities responsible for foreign investments. The team’s work on the deal was highlighted in the Financial Times’ US Innovative Lawyers 2011 report, where the firm was ranked as ‘Highly Commended’ in the Corporate Law section.

ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL selected a number of deals in the Middle East and Asian markets for its annual review.

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