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Sing Yee Chan

Singapore, Singapore Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Corporate/M&A: Domestic - Singapore

Band 4

Chan Sing Yee is noted for her skills in assisting corporates with M&A transactions, including in the real estate and construction sectors. She is also active advising clients on general corporate issues.
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Practice Areas

Joint Head - Mergers & Acquisitions Practice; Partner - Private Equity Practice. Extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions (including the sale and purchase of businesses), joint ventures, venture capital, corporate finance related transactions, and general corporate and advisory work. Involved in notable public merger and acquisition, private equity transactions in Singapore and the region.

Career

Admitted, 1999, Singapore Bar; Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales; National University of Singapore (LL.B., Hons.).

Professional Memberships

Member, Law Society of Singapore.

Publications

Co-authored the Singapore chapter in the 2016 to 2018 editions of Getting the Deal Through - Public Mergers & Acquisitions and Global Legal Insights – Mergers & Acquisitions in 2013 and 2014.

Work Highlights

Significant transactions that Sing Yee has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

- CapitaLand Limited ("CapitaLand") in its acquisition of the Ascendas-Singbridge group of companies from Ascendas-Singbridge Pte. Ltd. The deal is valued at S$11 billion and makes CapitaLand the largest diversified real estate group in Asia, with assets under management of S$123.4 billion.

- A consortium led by Yanlord Land Group Limited and Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited in the acquisition of an approximately 33.4% stake in United Engineers Limited and a 29.9% stake in WBL Corporation Limited, resulting in the consortium having to make mandatory general offers for the remaining stock units and preference shares of United Engineers Limited.

- CapitaLand Singapore Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited in the joint venture with CapitaLand Commercial Trust and Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. to acquire and redevelop Golden Shoe Car Park into a 51-storey mixed-use development in Raffles Place, Singapore at an estimated cost of S$1.82 billion.

- Manulife Financial Corporation in the purchase of the entire equity stake in DBS China Square Limited which holds the property known as "PwC Building" based on an agreed property value of S$747 million from DBS Bank Ltd.

- CMA CGM S.A. (the "Offeror") and the financial advisers to the Offeror, namely BNP Paribas, Singapore Branch, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC Bank), Singapore Branch, and J.P. Morgan (S.E.A.) Limited, in relation to the pre-conditional voluntary general offer by the Offeror for all the issued and paid up ordinary shares in the capital of Neptune Orient Lines Limited, other than those already owned, controlled or agreed to be acquired by the Offeror, for approximately S$3.4 billion. This deal was awarded "M&A Deal of the Year (Premium)" at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2017.

- JTC Corporation in relation to the merger with Temasek Holdings Limited of four of their operating subsidiaries, namely, Ascendas Pte. Ltd., Jurong International Holdings Pte. Ltd., Surbana International Consultants Holdings Pte. Ltd., and Singbridge Group into a combined integrated platform for sustainable urban development.

Awards

Ranked since 2016 in Chambers - Corporate/M&A Domestic: Singapore

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