25 September 2008
Acting for Belford Investments Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd in its takeover of SMRT Corporation Ltd, by way of a scheme of arrangement.
Acting for the Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd as a consortium member in the takeover of Eu Yang Sang Ltd.
Acting as joint-lead deal counsel for Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET) advising on multiple aspects of a US$780 million (S$1.03 billion) pre-conditional voluntary general offer for STATS ChipPAC (including financing arrangements). This transaction won the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2016 Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year and the Singapore Business Review Business Ranking Awards 2015 Deal of the Year.
Advising Jaya Holdings Limited on its disposal of all of its business to Mermaid Marine Asia Pte Ltd and Mermaid Marine Ltd.
Acting for the Offeror, a SPV formed by a consortium led by Overseas Union Enterprise Limited (OUE) in relation to its $13.1 billion voluntary conditional cash offer to acquire all of the issued and paid-up ordinary shares in Fraser And Neave, Limited (F&N). The OUE offer was one of two competing offers for F&N, the other being the offer by TCC Assets Limited. This was one of South-East Asia’s largest takeovers. This transaction won the IFLR Asia Awards 2014 M&A Deal of the Year.
Acting for Standard Chartered IL&FS Asia Infrastructure Growth Fund Company Pte. Limited in connection with various downstream investments.
Acting for Redwood Group Asia Pte Ltd as Singapore counsel, in the structuring and establishment of several of its funds established both as companies and limited partnerships.
Acting for Glory Sports Asia Pte Ltd in its various series financing.
England and Wales, 2001
New South Wales, 2007
Halsbury’s Singapore Chapter on Securities and Futures Act, editor
Chapter on Takeovers and Mergers, Woons’ Corporation Law
Global Legal Insights, Mergers & Acquisitions - March 2016, Singapore
‘Companies Act: Compendium of Changes 2014’, Lexis Nexis
Singapore Academy of Law
Law Society of Singapore
Law Society of England and Wales
Singapore Institute of Legal Education, Tutor
Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, SMU, Expert panel
SMU School of Law, Adjunct Lecturer