HSF acts as Australian port sold for A$9.7bn to investors including Chinese

Firm advises alongside Australian firm Minter Ellison on the sale of the Port of Melbourne


Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and MinterEllison are advising on the A$9.7bn (£5.6bn) sale of Australia’s biggest container and cargo port to a consortium including China Investment Corp.

HSF is representing the Lonsdale consortium, which won the bidding for a lease of the Port of Melbourne from the Government of Victoria for a term of 50 years.

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