Bird & Bird advises on AIM Float

10 February 2009

Bird & Bird, the international law firm, acted for regular client Seymour Pierce, the nominated adviser and broker, on the admission of Yujin International Ltd, a Singaporean shipping company, to AIM.

Yujin International operates a fleet of small range tankers in the Asia Pacific region which are chartered out, predominantly to companies providing bunkering services in the port of Singapore. The Bird & Bird team was led by corporate partner Alistair Crellin and included corporate senior associate Matilda Walker.

Commenting, Alistair Crellin said: "We were very pleased to have successfully supported Seymour Pierce throughout this transaction. Bird & Bird has a strong track record of advising on AIM deals - particularly those with an international element, and we were pleased to be able to support Seymour Pierce with this new admission."

Yujin International Ltd was represented by Pinsent Masons LLP in London and KS Chia Gurdeep & Param in Singapore.

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About Bird & Bird

NOTE TO EDITORS Alistair Crellin is a former partner of Pinsent Masons who joined Bird & Bird in 2005. Bird & Bird's AIM track record includes advising on the first Swedish company to float on AIM, the first Italian Company to float on AIM, and the first Dutch to float on AIM.

Bird & Bird is an international legal practice comprising Bird & Bird LLP and its affiliated businesses, and has offices in Beijing, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, The Hague, Helsinki, Hong Kong, London, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Shanghai, Stockholm and Warsaw.

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