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Herbert Smith Freehills

Corporate/M&A: International

2 ranked lawyersBand 2SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly established team with extensive experience of complex, multi-jurisdictional matters. Depth of knowledge regarding M&A in the technology, telecommunications, and energy and natural resources sectors. Also acts on corporate issues such as fund-raising and shareholders' agreements. Notably active as counsel to pension funds, sovereign funds and other investors focused on Asia. Well regarded for its work in Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Myanmar. Has a formal law alliance with Prolegis LLC that enables clients to access Singapore law as well as international law advice.

Strengths

A client notes: "They are very commercially insightful and experienced across Asia, with a broad team."

"They are really good people to work with and they understand business," confirms another source.

Work highlights

Advised TPG Telecom on its spin-out and listing in Singapore as a standalone entity.

Notable practitioners

Mark Robinson is particularly well experienced in advising clients in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors on M&A and private equity investments, as well as joint ventures. He acts for Singaporean clients, as well as foreign entities.

Nicola Yeomans is complimented by clients for her "wealth of knowledge in Asia and her practical and commercial insights and good technical skills." She is experienced in handling M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions throughout the region.

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Singapore

Corporate/M&A: International


Mark Robinson
Band 5
Nicola Yeomans
Band 3