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Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A: International

1 ranked lawyersBand 3SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Longstanding Singapore practice known for its expertise in both M&A and capital markets. Continues to be recognised for its high-calibre offering for cross-border transactions, especially in China, Indonesia and Vietnam. Advises on US, English and Singapore law, representing high-profile corporate clients as well as private equity firms and financial institutions. Active on matters across a range of sectors from food and beverages and energy to healthcare and technology.

Strengths

One client comments: "They are extremely patient and understand the problem at hand and provide a solution that is apt for the client as well as the issue itself."

Work highlights

Advised San Miguel on its proposed USD2.15 billion acquisition of an 85.7% shareholding in Holcim Philippines.

Notable practitioners

Sharon Lau is well experienced in providing assistance to private equity funds and multinational corporates with cross-border M&A and investments. "She is always available for a call and good at coming up with creative structures," appreciates a client.

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Corporate/M&A: International


Sharon Lau
Band 5