John Tan

Senior associate, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore


Secretary Esther Mo

Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.

 

Track record

Purchase of industrial property and advice on related regulations

Represented BP-TPM LLP, as the purchaser, in their S$77.4 million acquisition of IBM’s Tampines technology park property from IBM Manufacturing Solutions Pte. Ltd. 

Over $50 million Commodity Murabahah Islamic financing facilities

Represented RHB Bank Berhad, Singapore Branch in the over $50 million Commodity Murabahah Islamic financing facilities for a leading hotel owner and operator, to be secured by a mortgage over the hotel property as well as corporate and personal guarantees and debt subordinations.

BP-TMP LLP

Acted for BP-TPM LLP in its S$77.4 million acquisition of IBM's Tampines technology park JTC property. BP-TPM LLP is a joint venture partnership between SGX mainboard-listed industrial real estate solutions provider, Boustead Projects Limited and the Abu Dhabi Investment Council

Property landlord

Acted for the landlord in the 5 year building anchor lease and back-to-back sub-lease of an over 45,000 sq ft "Grade A" office premises to a major international financial institution

Asia-based family office

Acted for an Asia-based family office in the acquisition of a S$45 million office property in a prime-site mixed-use development from one of the largest property developers in Singapore

United Overseas Bank

Acted for United Overseas Bank Limited in the over S$66 million secured and guaranteed acquisition financing credit facilities to assist a borrower in the acquisition of the holding company owning a prime-site "Grade A" office property

Boustead Projects

Acted for Boustead Projects, a SGX mainboard-listed, leading industrial real estate solutions provider, in their successful S$53.6 million acquisition by public tender of a JTC industrial property land sale to develop a high-specification multi-tenanted industrial building.

Boustead Projects

Acted for Boustead Projects as borrower in the S$74 million secured credit facilities from United Overseas Bank Limited to partially finance the acquisition of the land and the development of the project to develop a high-specification multi-tenanted industrial building.