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DLA Piper LLP

Startups & Emerging Companies

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What the team is known for

Commended for providing full-service legal support to startups and growth corporates. Regularly assists major venture capital funds and strategic investors with investments in high-growth companies. Also acts for technology companies and startups across the ASEAN region on fundraisings. Clients benefit from access to the firm's extensive network of offices both in Asia and globally.

Strengths

A client says: "They advised us on a wide breadth of legal issues both directly related to the investment activity, and in adjacent areas of law touching on our business. For our project, they were experienced, they understood the legal options available to us and we benefited from the firm's strong network in other countries."

Work highlights

Advised BBGI on its USD25 million investment in a US-based private biotechnology startup company, Manus Bio.

Notable practitioners

Oscar Tan has "very good knowledge on corporate legal documentation" and is able to help "navigate potentially thorny issues by balancing the interests of existing and new investors." He is admired for his adept handling of VC financings and investments, acting for a range of tech companies and VC funds. One client describes him as "extremely detail-oriented," adding that he "provided exceptional transactional support in a timely manner with exceptional quality."

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Startups & Emerging Companies Department

DLA Piper LLP

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80 Raffles Place

#48-01 UOB Plaza 1

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048624

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Oscar Tan
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