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Latham & Watkins LLP

Banking & Finance: International

1 ranked lawyersBand 3SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Frequently active on cross-border deals in South-East Asia. Best known for its leading project financing practice, and noted for its work for an impressive range of clients including banks, private equity houses and government institutions. Also offers expertise in a wide range of other types of financing from syndicated lending and acquisition financing to leveraged transactions. Particularly capable advising Indonesia-based corporate borrowers. Leverages the strength of its Singapore-based project finance and M&A teams to support clients on transactions.

Strengths

"They know how to deal with complex matters," a client says, and another notes that "they can do things fast and the execution is top-notch."

Work highlights

Advised San Miguel on a USD2.15 billion facility for the acquisition of Holcim Philippines.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees are full of praise for Timothy Hia , characterising him as "a very strong lawyer and a great adviser who is commercially minded." Another reports that he is "efficient in communicating the issues that we care about."

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Banking & Finance: International


Timothy Hia
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