Acted for both Series C investors in a round of funding by a global e-commerce platform based in Singapore. The investors included one of the world’s largest international mail, shipping and distribution organisations and a venture capital subsidiary owned by an Indonesia listed company. We advised our clients in the Series C round investment, including carrying out legal and IP due diligence in numerous countries, negotiation of various definitive agreements and completing the transactions.
Acted for a Chinese state-owned enterprise operating as a conglomerate that owns oil depots, hotels, storehouse, cargo transport trucks, garage, supermarkets, and gas stations, in its proposed investment in a coal-fired power BOT project in Nam Dinh, Vietnam.
Acted for a Singapore company in joint venture with Chinese listed company to, inter alia, establish solar power plants in Singapore.
Acted for an Indian client in a Build Own Operate project in Indonesia for the supply of steam.
Acted for PT Kayan Hydro Energy, owner of a hydropower plant located in Kalimantan, Indonesia, as the lead counsel, on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract exceeding US$1 billion with Power China Group’s Sinohydro, as well as related financing matters. The EPC contract forms part of the US$17.8 billion energy projects to be built by PT Kayan along the Kayan River in North Kalimantan and is a key project along Indonesia’s Comprehensive Economic Corridor within the Belt and Road Initiative.
Acted for PT PLTG Celukan Bawang, owner of a power plant project located in Bali, Indonesia, as the lead counsel on its joint venture and cooperation with Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd, in developing, building and owning a gas-fired power plant in Indonesia valued over US$1.3 billion. The Belt and Road Initiative projects along Indonesia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Corridor (CEC).
Acted for PT General Energy Bali, the owner of a coal-fired power plant situated in Bali, as the lead counsel throughout the entire project.
Advised Indonesian company on joint venture coal-fired power plant project in Indonesia, including project financing.
Acted for clients in the acquisition of shares in an oil and gas company supplying oil rigs, support vessels and other support services.
Acted for the majority shareholder to buy out the other shareholders of two Singapore companies in the asphalt and concrete industries for approximately S$4 million.
Acted for AAM Advisory Pte Ltd, the largest expatriate advisory firm in Singapore, in its sale to Old Mutual Wealth, a leading UK International Wealth Management business and the largest financial advice network in the UK.
Acted for Pan Asia Logistics Group in the sale of its freight forwarding and logistics businesses, spanning China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, to TVS Asianics.
Advised a Thai investor in the acquisition of palm oil plantation in Indonesia.
Advised a Singaporean company on construction of tankers in China, including ship financing.
Advised a Malaysian company on the sale of offshore accommodation barge to Middle East purchaser.
"How to mitigate risks when investing overseas", The Business Times Wealth Magazine - April 2018
‘Foreign Investment Laws in Vietnam’, AsiaLaw Corporate Finance Review - April 2008
Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commence & Industry
The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA)
"Belt & Road", 31st LAWASIA Conference, November 2018
"Foreign Investment Regulation- Applicable to M&A Transactions in Asia, and its Practical Measures", 30thLAWASIA Conference, August 2017
"Exploring ASEAN Markets", The Association of Small Medium Enterprises, July 2017