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Assisted an MAS licensed fund manager to set up a VCC structured umbrella fund, with its first sub-fund specialising in robo-investments.
Acted for Grab, a leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform, in its pilot project, GrabCycle, a marketplace app unifying four different mobility partners into a single app. Assisted and advised Grab on: (i) its US$20 mil minority stake investment into oBike Inc. by way of convertible preference shares with attached warrants; (ii) setting the template for its partnership agreement with other bike sharing and lending operators. This matter was of particular significance as it marks Grab’s efforts to offer a suite of multi-modal transport offerings and to test new mobility and payment concepts.
Acted for the shareholders of AAM Advisory, a financial advisory firm catered to the expat community in Singapore, on the sale of AAM Advisory to Old Mutual Insurance.
Acted/acting for various parties on shareholder disputes.
Acting for Singapore companies in various industries (including offshore oil & gas, construction, property development and logistics services) for their initial public offering on the both the Mainboard and the Catalist of the SGX: (i) Ryobi-Kiso Holdings Ltd (construction); (ii) Dyna-Mac Holdings Ltd (engineering, oil & gas).
Acting for public listed Singapore companies on their reverse take-over exercises for the injection of new assets (including coal mining assets and offshore oil & gas logistics): (i) Atlantic Navigation Holdings (Singapore) Ltd (marine logistics oil & gas); (ii) BlackGold Natural Resources Ltd (coal mining); (iii) Silk Road Nickel Ltd (nickel mining).
Acted for several SGX public listed companies on their: (i) fund raising exercises, including rights issues, private and public placements, warrants issues and issuances of debt instruments, for amounts in excess of S$250 million; (ii) acquisitions and disposals, with the highest amount being US$1.8 billion for acquisition of a Chinese water treatment business; (iii) various corporate actions and transactions such as interested person transactions, joint ventures, share buy-backs, employee share schemes, and general compliance with relevant listing rules and regulations.
Acted as compliance officer for six (6) Catalist listed companies, essentially assuming the role of SGX in monitoring and regulating these six companies for their compliance with various rules and regulations.
Law Society of Singapore
Malaysian Bar Council
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