Baker McKenzie

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Noted for advising a high-calibre roster of corporate clients in industries including technology, real estate, manufacturing and financial services. Well placed to handle multi-jurisdictional deals due to its network of offices and associate firms spanning South-East Asia and beyond. Handles the full range of M&A, joint ventures and restructurings for corporate clients in the region. Additionally instructed by private equity clients regarding investments, buyouts and exits.

Strengths One client reports: "They are our firm of choice for M&A activities - they are proactive and commercial."

"They are responsive and helpful," remarks another interviewee.

Work highlights Advised Amcorp on its SGD75.5 million acquisition of a 94.42% shareholding in TEE Land.

Notable practitioners

Wong Ai Ai
is a deeply experienced practitioner with a strong track record in assisting clients with complex commercial transactions. She is especially knowledgeable in public M&A deals.

Lean Min-tze
is considered by market sources to be "a safe pair of hands."He is well accomplished in advising clients on distressed acquisitions and public M&A, including deals in the chemical, energy and finance sectors.