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Global 2021
Singapore Capital Markets
Spotlight Table

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Capital Markets - Singapore
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What the team is known for

Milbank's highly respected team handles a diverse array of issues including IPOs, high-yield offerings, MTN programmes and structured products, as well as SPAC transactions. Its Singapore-based lawyers possess the flexibility to take on mandates spanning various jurisdictions around the region, including Indonesia and India. Often handles deals in the real estate, energy and infrastructure sectors. Boasts a client roster including major corporates and investment banks, such as HSBC, Credit Suisse and Lippo Karawaci.

Foreign desks

Milbank is often involved in high-value bond offerings and high-yield work for major India-domiciled conglomerates and international underwriters. Milbank also advises financiers and issuers on big-ticket IPOs. Giles Kennedy is a key contact.

Milbank's Indonesia capital markets practice is often active on debt issuances, including high yield, as well as ECM. The team advised the joint bookrunners on a USD1.1 billion dual tranche issuance of guaranteed senior secured green bonds by Star Energy Geothermal Darajat II and Star Energy Geothermal Salak. Giles Kennedy is a key contact.

Notable practitioners

Naomi Ishikawa is esteemed for her market-leading practice, regularly advising clients on high-yield bonds, notes issuances and equity transactions. She is especially active on Indian and Indonesian deals. A client comments: "She is really good in terms of providing the right level of partner support for a transaction and can spot issues and bring things to the right conclusion."

Giles Kennedy is a specialist in high-yield debt deals and has extensive experience in capital markets transactions concerning Indonesia. An interviewee appreciates his "excellent support and service."

Terrence O'Donnell joined the team as a special counsel in July 2021. He is very active on debt issuances, including high-yield bonds. An interviewee says that "he is someone we can always reach out to in order to clarify issues, since he has the depth of knowledge."

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Giles Kennedy
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Giles Kennedy
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Giles Kennedy
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Terrence R. O'Donnell
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Terrence R. O'Donnell
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