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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

Corporate/M&A: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Shook Lin & Bok houses a well-reputed team of lawyers in Singapore, handling buyouts, reverse takeovers, joint ventures and privatisations. Offers expertise in both domestic and multi-jurisdictional matters, regularly acting as local counsel on major acquisitions. Clients include investment banks, local and international corporations, and private equity and venture capital firms. Especially active on deals in the technology and e-commerce space. Counts Diginex, Wilton Resources and L3Harris Technologies among its clientele.

Strengths

A source praises Shook Lin & Bok as "technically strong with a commercial mindset."

A further source adds: "They are top-notch in knowledge and responsiveness."

Work highlights

Shook Lin & Bok acted for Diginex on a reverse merger with the Nasdaq-listed SPAC 8i.

Notable practitioners

David Chong is an established name in Singapore's legal market. He is specialised in M&A and experienced in advising clients on deals, including reverse mergers, in the e-commerce and technology space.

Perry Yuen is based in Singapore and is recognised for his capabilities in cross-border M&A, including in relation to China and Malaysia. A source comments that he is "very professional and patient in attending to and advising on our numerous agreements."

Ho Ying Ming is well regarded in Singapore's legal market for his broad M&A and funds practice. He is well versed in advising TMT clients on cross-border transactions, including disposals and joint ventures.

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Overview

Our leading and highly regarded Mergers & Acquisitions Practice regularly advises on large, high profile and complex transactions across various industries and jurisdictions. The team comprises a number of partners who are highly regarded for their expertise by both clients and peers. A number of them were practitioners at top tier international firms, and are able to draw on such experiences and insights when addressing novel issues in multi-faceted cross border transactions.


The team advises on public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, complex corporate restructuring and reorganisations, as well as private equity investments. We are the first port of call for a number of bulge bracket investment banks for takeovers in the Singapore market, and we have been involved in various competing takeover bids and partial offers, both of which are rare in the Singapore market.

We have extensive experience in all major sectors, including private equity, financial institutions, healthcare, oil and gas, transportation, logistics, telecommunications, media and technology.

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Corporate/M&A: Domestic

Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Location

1 Robinson Road

#18-00 AIA Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048542

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Corporate/M&A: Domestic


David Chong
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