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Allen & Gledhill LLP

Startups & Emerging Companies

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What the team is known for

Esteemed venture capital practice housing an impressive bench of experienced practitioners. Well known for acting for both emerging companies and investors in corporate and financing transactions, particularly early and late-stage financings. Clients benefit from the firm's network of offices in South-East Asia. Works closely with its market-leading capital markets and TMT teams to offer startups holistic advice. Also able to offer notable fintech-related advice.

Strengths

Interviewees describe it as an "outstanding practice which has been building up its VC capabilities and is active on a lot of deals."

Clients also remark upon the ability of its lawyers to handle VC financing: "The team are sharp, commercial and understand clients' objectives, working round the clock."

Work highlights

Advised Horizon Ventures on its investment in the USD109 million Series B funding round of the Indonesian coffee chain Kopi Kenangan.

Notable practitioners

Christian Chin regularly acts for VC investors and corporates on funding rounds, including Series A investments. He also advises startups and emerging companies on regulatory issues, including licensing applications. Interviewees describe him as a "good lawyer" and an "important player" who regularly acts on fintech-related mandates.

Julian Ho is particularly highly rated for his VC practice, regularly assisting investors and early and late-stage startups with financings. He previously worked at a top-tier VC-focused firm in Silicon Valley and is capable of handling both domestic and international transactions.

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Startups & Emerging Companies Department

Allen & Gledhill LLP

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One Marina Boulevard

#28-00

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018989

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Singapore

Startups & Emerging Companies


Christian Chin
Band 2
Julian Ho
Up and Coming