We regularly assist our clients with complex multi-jurisdictional acquisitions, investments and disposals in Southeast Asia and beyond, and have a deep understanding of the practical, logistical and cultural challenges in executing transactions of such nature and magnitude.
Our lawyers blend the highest standards of legal expertise with commercial and strategic acumen to provide practical solutions and innovative, client-oriented advice. Our experience includes public M&A transactions including takeovers of Singapore listed companies, schemes of arrangement, delistings, privatisations and divestments, where we have acted for bidders, targets and financial advisers on both recommended and hostile bids.
Our senior corporate advisers have practised at leading M&A practices of global elite law firms, and have a strong track record of advising local and international enterprises, whether listed or unlisted, on cross-border M&A transactions in or from Asia.
Our practice supports corporates, investors and entrepreneurs on structuring, drafting and negotiating complex multi-jurisdictional joint venture agreements and strategic alliances, including funding, governance and exit arrangements.
The breadth and depth of our experience in addressing legal and commercial challenges across jurisdictions and sectors (including manufacturing, consumer products, energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, and hospitality) mean that we understand the practical issues facing such ventures and strategic alliances in each sector. We can quickly and effectively device value-added solutions that pre-empt add value by pre-empting complications that hinder achievement of your business objectives.
Our lawyers have acted for private equity firms, equity investors, funds and management teams on their investments in Asia and beyond. We have advised on private equity investments in a wide range of sectors including consumer products, fintech and financial services, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, energy, and technology, media and telecommunications.
Our deep industry experience and familiarity with sector-specific challenges enable us to help clients position themselves at the forefront of their industries. We can assist clients through the entire investment cycle – from the start of their investment to, divestitures, add-on acquisitions, financing, leveraged buy-outs, pre-IPO and secondary investments, joint ventures, and exits.
Our lawyers have substantial experience advising on complex capital raisings in the financial markets. The team advises on the full spectrum of equity and equity-linked transactions including initial public offerings on the Singapore, Hong Kong and U.S. exchanges, secondary offerings, right issues, private placements and reverse takeovers.
Our lawyers have represented issuers, selling shareholders, investors and underwriters. Our experience working with listing authorities and regulators allows us to provide valuable insight from a local practice perspective.
Our employment practice advises both local and multinational employers and employees on a wide range of employment-related issues across different industries. We regularly assist clients (both corporates and individuals) on the drafting and reviewing of employment contracts and handbooks, and termination issues, as well as employee incentives, benefits and compensation schemes.
Our comprehensive service and expertise covers a broad spectrum of executive and employment-related matters and our experience extends to through the provision and implementation of bespoke arrangements tailored to meet the specific requirements of each client, in addition to general guidance through the web of regulatory issues affecting employee benefits and executive remuneration in Asia.