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Morrison & Foerster LLP

Banking & Finance: International

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What the team is known for

Prominent firm commended for its expertise in fleet, acquisition and leveraged finance as well as real estate financing. Known for acting for borrowers and lenders, its impressive client base includes corporates, multinational private equity firms and global banks. Also offers capability in subscription line financings. Frequently advises on transactions relating to Japan and China.

Strengths

The firm is "very responsive, with smart and experienced lawyers," says a client who adds that "it's good for novel and complex transactions."

Work highlights

Represented Ascendent Capital Partners in a USD150 million investment in Best Assistant Education Online.

Notable practitioners

Yemi Tépé has wide expertise across the region and is considered a "strong partner" by clients. She is also praised for being "amazingly responsive," and another client notes: "It's just very solid work. We don't have to look over her shoulder, there's a lot of trust."

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Overview

MoFo’s Singapore-based Banking and Finance team advises clients throughout the region on the full spectrum of multi-jurisdictional financings. These include acquisition and leveraged finance, public to private takeovers, real estate finance, debt restructuring, margin loans, syndicated lending and subscription line financing.

Known for our in-depth knowledge, commercial approach and first-class service, we are credible on both sides of the table and regularly represent borrowers and lenders.
Our clients comprise private equity sponsors, banks and financial institutions, multi-national corporations, alternative financiers such as credit funds, hedge funds and asset managers and emerging growth, mid-cap, and large public and privately held companies.

Banking & Finance: International Department

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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50 Collyer Quay

#12-01 OUE, Bayfront

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

049321

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Banking & Finance: International


Yemi Tépé
Band 3