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Baker McKenzie

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 2SingaporeGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Balances international expertise with a strong domestic presence, providing clients with US, English and Singapore law advice. Acts on acquisitions across a wide range of sectors, including energy, TMT, healthcare and consumer goods. Robust private equity offering advising international and regional clients regarding investments and exits. Also handles corporate restructuring mandates. The firm is highly regarded for its global and regional network of offices, often handling multi-jurisdictional deals with the help of its associated offices in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, among others.

Foreign desks

The Singapore office assists a roster of clients including local and international corporates and investors and regularly provides advice on M&A transactions in the Indian market, with a focus on the IT, engineering and life sciences industries. The team advised Fortis Healthcare on its acquisition of RHT Health Trust's full asset portfolio. Lean Min-tze is a key point of contact.

The group additionally offers expertise in the Indonesian market across the whole spectrum of corporate work, regularly assisting international clients with acquisitions and divestments. Its Singapore corporate department often works alongside its associated Indonesian firm to advise on transactions in a range of sectors, including construction and finance. Tan Sze-Shing is a key point of contact.

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.

Andrew Martin is an experienced lawyer focusing on multi-jurisdictional M&A in many sectors, including consumer goods and technology. He is complimented by one client for "contributing tremendously to the success of transactions."

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.

Tan Sze-Shing possesses a growing reputation for cross-border M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. She is praised by clients for her "excellent market knowledge, business pragmatism and solution-minded approach."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Singapore

Corporate/M&A: Domestic


Ai Ai Wong
Eminent Practitioners
Min-tze Lean
Band 2

Corporate/M&A: International


Andrew D Martin
Band 3
Sze-Shing Tan
Up and Coming