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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Singapore Startups & Emerging Companies
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Dentons Rodyk's Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies Practice Group offers an extensive and business focused range of domestic and cross-border legal services to founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups/ emerging growth companies, accelerators and incubators as well as venture capital funds and private equity investors. Our service and experience span the life-cycle of companies and include incorporation of entities, drafting and reviewing term sheets, investment/ subscription agreements, shareholders’ agreements and ancillary agreements including preparing employee share option plans and eventually leading exits via IPO or trade sale.

Our practice group is very active in advising and assisting several prominent venture-backed entities with presence in Singapore and the region, at all stages of investments (from seed-stage to advanced stages such as Series F and beyond). We have the breadth and depth of experience and capabilities in representing entrepreneurs and institutional investors in both new and mature industries and across several verticals. Together with you, we anticipate critical issues and explore creative solutions so that you can respond to changing conditions and remain ahead. Whether you’re a founder, start-up or an investor in Singapore or the Asian region, you gain access to a strategic partner with the relationships and knowledge to fuel your success.

Chambers Review

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Startups & Emerging Companies - Singapore
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson's full-service legal team in Singapore is regularly active assisting a range of startups, including those in the tech and fintech space, with financings and other transactions as well as general corporate issues throughout their life-cycle. The firm acts for a range of venture capital-focused investors, with clients benefiting from access to the firm's global network. It regularly advises on cross-border deals, with recent experience advising on investments relating to Indonesia and India. Clients include NIUM, Cloudphysician and Ohmyhome.

Work Highlights

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  • Dentons Rodyk & Davidson advised Onstar Express, the holding company of SiCepat, on its Series B fundraising and secondary sales totalling an aggregate investment of USD170 million.

Notable Practitioners

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Sivi Sivanesan
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Sivi Sivanesan
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Band 2

Sivi Sivanesan leads Dentons Rodyk & Davidson's corporate practice department in Singapore. He is best known for his work acting on cross-border VC investment and financing deals, advising fund managers, VC funds, founders and startups.

"Sivi is a very senior lawyer working on these deals for the longest time."

Sunil Rai
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Sunil Rai
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Band 3

Sunil Rai co-heads the firm's venture tech and emerging growth companies practice group in Singapore. He has in-depth knowledge of cross-border investment work, advising startups, SMEs and VC funds on fundraisings, investments and joint ventures. He is particularly experienced in technology-related mandates.

"Sunil is knowledgeable and hands on."

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Sivi Sivanesan
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Sivi Sivanesan
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Sunil Rai
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Members

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Clients

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Aureus Analytics

Flipkart

Seppure Pte Ltd

Stackseer Technologies

Validus Capital

Industries

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Banking and Finance

Commercial & Professional Services

Fintech

Retail

Technology