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Allen & Overy LLP

Capital Markets

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ThailandAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Maintains an excellent reputation for its local and global capital markets practice, with clients benefiting from solid English and Thai legal advice capabilities. Frequently assists leading financial institutions on cross-border deals, proficiently handling IPOs, bond issuances and securitisation deals. Active on transactions in the power, retail, telecoms and real estate sectors, among others. Often handles deals in partnership with its global offices, especially Singapore, as well as advising foreign clients on bond issuances in neighbouring countries.

Strengths

"They are excellent at addressing an international or regional audience, understanding the kind of answers that clients are looking for," reports an interviewee.

A client highlights that "Allen & Overy has domestic and international teams, so they can advise us on Thai and international rules and regulations."

Work highlights

Advised Bank of Ayudhya on its USD-denominated social bond issuance, supporting its lending programme to women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises. IFC and DEG acted as anchor investors in the programme.

Notable practitioners

According to a client, Arthit Hemara is "absolutely excellent and practical in his advice." He represents Thai and international clients in IPOs across the retail, real estate and energy sectors, among others.

Leading DCM lawyer Doungporn Prasertsomsuk handles bond issuances, MTN programmes and debenture transactions, one client describing her as "easy to contact and prompt in responding with solutions." Another interviewee appreciates that, in relation to cross-border matters, "she is good at connecting with her colleagues in Hong Kong and Singapore."

Noparat Kaewsringarm is well regarded by market commentators, who suggest that "her knowledge is very good." She focuses on ECM transactions, often advising underwriters on IPOs in a wide array of industry sectors.

Suparerk Auychai focuses notably on ECM deals and is described as "one of the best in class" by a client. He regularly advises international and Thai underwriters on IPOs in the retail, finance, energy and real estate sectors.

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Thailand

Capital Markets


Arthit Hemara
Up and Coming
Doungporn Prasertsomsuk
Band 1
Noparat Kaewsringarm
Band 2
Suparerk Auychai
Band 1