Guan Feng Chen
Partner | Singapore
Secretary Jorina Yow
Operating as Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore.
Guan Feng is a partner in the banking and finance team.Guan Feng has more than 25 years of experience in successfully executing complex cross-border financings and private corporate debt restructurings. He has worked on numerous high-profile and ground-breaking deals, many of which were market firsts in Asia. His deep regional knowledge of the legal industry in Asia, along with his international experience, enables him to help clients navigate complicated multijurisdictional transactions, implementing structures that balance innovation and practicality.
Guan Feng regularly represents lenders as well as borrowers in secured and unsecured bilateral, club and syndicated domestic and cross-border financing transactions in a variety of industry sectors. He has particular expertise in cross-border financing matters involving Indonesia and Malaysia. He has acted for most leading Singapore and Singapore-based international banks and financial institutions. He also represents multinationals and SME borrowers in the negotiation of their credit facilities and documentation with their lenders. He has also been active advising both venture capital firms and venture debt providers on venture debt funding for start-ups and growth stage companies.
Guan Feng has been recognized as a leading lawyer for Singapore banking and finance by numerous independent legal directories, including Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR1000, and as a leading lawyer for Indonesia banking and finance by Chambers Asia-Pacific. He was also praised for his negotiation skills in the publication, with a client describing him as "a very strong lawyer who is able to persuade the other party." Chambers also notes, “Chen Guan Feng is well respected for handling cross-border lending and debt restructuring mandates for clients across the region.” He was also recognized as one of Singapore's Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.
Me in a minute
I am a die-hard supporter of the England Rugby team
Passionate about my work and practice and the clients that I serve and their businesses.
I am also passionate about sports and I am a die-hard supporter of England Rugby team, Liverpool football club, Boston Celtics and Green Bay Packers.