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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded team that leverages the strength of its network of Asian offices to handle complex cross-border M&A mandates. Active in a range of sectors, including property, manufacturing, education and healthcare, acting for major banks and corporate clients on public and private M&A transactions as well as private equity deals. Effectively leverages the firm's wider practice areas on related issues, including capital markets, finance and real estate.

Foreign desks

The team in Singapore is well versed in corporate transactions involving Indonesia, often advising on matters in the manufacturing, real estate and healthcare sectors. Well placed to handle multi-jurisdictional deals encompassing different South-East Asian jurisdictions, including Indonesia. Cheng Yoke Ping is a key contact.

The Singapore team has significant experience of advising domestic and international companies on acquisitions, divestments and joint ventures in Myanmar, acting in collaboration with its Yangon office. It has expertise regarding transactions across different sectors, including retail, insurance and healthcare. The team advised the Kachin State Government and a consortium of local investors on a proposed tender for an economic zone in Myanmar. Chester Toh leads the Myanmar-focused team.

Notable practitioners

Chester To h stands out for his expert knowledge of Myanmar's corporate legal market. He often assists foreign investors with transactions in the local insurance and hospitality sectors, among others.

Danny Lim is recognised for his capabilities in both public and private M&A, with particular expertise in corporate restructuring and exit offers. He is experienced in advising multinational companies, as well as Singaporean entities.

Lawrence Tan co-leads the firm's M&A team and is recognised for his experience in M&A deals. He is active on takeovers relating to public companies, alongside general corporate issues.

Sandy Foo regularly advises corporate clients from a wide variety of sectors on sophisticated commercial transactions, including real estate and healthcare. She is additionally experienced in supporting private equity funds with investments.

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Overview

Rajah & Tann Singapore's Mergers & Acquisitions ("M&A") practice fields a highly-rated team of lawyers with enormous experience in many significant M&A transactions, including high-profile, complex and challenging deals. Our M&A partners are valued by clients for their wealth of industry insights and their ability to present sound and commercial solutions in challenging M&A transactions. A number of our M&A partners are recognised as leading practitioners in this field by various publications and they have garnered many accolades in the public and private M&A space.

With a large pool of experienced M&A lawyers, our team is heavily involved in transactions in Singapore as well as the wider ASEAN region.

As one of the leading firms for M&A work in Singapore, we have strong capability in a wide range of transactions in this field, including:

  • Acquisitions and divestments of companies (both public and private), businesses and assets
  • Takeovers (hostile, contested and uncontested) of Singapore listed companies
  • Reverse takeovers (RTOs)
  • Mergers, amalgamations and schemes of arrangements
  • Delistings, privatisations, de-mergers and corporate restructurings

Members

Lim, Wee Hann (Head of Department)

Tan, Lawrence (Head of Department)

Cheng, Yoke Ping

Chia, Kim Huat

Foo, Sandy

Goh, Cynthia

Hoon, Chi Tern

Karam Din, Abdul Jabbar bin

Lim, Danny

Otsuka, Shuhei

Tan, Mui Hui

Toh, Chester

Corporate/M&A

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Location

9 Straits View #06-07

Marina One West Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018937

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Singapore

Corporate/M&A


Chester Toh
Foreign expert for Myanmar

Corporate/M&A: Domestic


Lawrence Tan
Band 5