Leong Chuo Ming

Partner, Withers KhattarWong*

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

Chuo Ming is a partner in the corporate team.

His work covers a wide range of corporate transactions, with particular focus on equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and funds.

Chuo Ming’s capital markets experience involves representing several public listed companies in various transactions, such as initial public offerings, take-over and reverse take-overs offers, rights & warrants issues, private and public placements, and other fund raising exercises, etc.

His mergers and acquisition experience includes him acting for clients, which include both listed and private entities, on various cross border corporate acquisitions and disposals matters, as well as investments and fund raising exercises via subscription of equity and convertible securities. He also advises clients on transactional agreements for such M&A transactions, including share/asset sale and purchase agreements, investment/subscription agreements, disclosure letters, joint venture agreements, non-disclosure agreements etc. He plans, oversees and organises the due-diligence processes, and provides clients with valuable solutions in dealing with any issues which may arise.

As a member of the Withers tech team, Chuo Ming works with venture capital funds, private investors and both established and emerging tech companies. He has particular experience in Fintech and has a firm grasp on the existing and changing regulatory framework surrounding this area of rapid growth and development.

Chuo Ming also acts for a range of clients in the funds space, including fund management license applications, structuring and setting up of funds (including the recently introduced variable capital company (VCC) structures), and funds’ M&A activity.

During the course of his work, Chuo Ming not only advises his clients on the regulatory and compliance requirements and obligations of their corporate and commercial transactions, he also assists them in their communications with the relevant authorities such as ACRA, IRAS, SGX and MAS.

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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.

Malaysia, 2005

Singapore, 2013

Law Society of Singapore

Malaysian Bar Council



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  • Malay


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