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Wico Yeo

Singapore, Singapore Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets: DomesticIslamic Finance
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Capital Markets: Domestic - Singapore

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Yeo Wico is well experienced in handling large-scale note issuances and bond offerings. He also has specialised expertise in Shari'a-compliant structured finance.
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Yeo Wico is based in Singapore and has many years of experience handling Islamic finance, especially related to DCM. He is well placed to handle cross-border debt issuances structured under the sukuk principle.
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Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate Regulatory & Compliance; Islamic Finance

Career

Wico has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, and is well regarded in the practice area. He achieved the record of working on both the largest IPO and the largest bond offering in Singapore in the same year. Since the inception of business trusts (“BT”) in Singapore, Wico has built up leading experience in infrastructure BT, including working on a multi-billion IPO of the largest ever infrastructure BT. Beyond award-winning and landmark transactions in both equity and debt capital markets, his experience extends to securitisation and structured finance.

He is well known in the field of Islamic banking and finance. He pioneered the largest sukuk transactions in Singapore, which includes the first sukuk issue, the first sukuk programme, the first statutory board issuer of sukuk and the first sukuk to cross the S$1 billion value.

In the field of innovative retail bond offerings, he advised on the pioneering retail offering of bonds under the exempt bond framework as well as the world’s first offering of listed retail bonds backed by cashflows from private equity funds.

Professional Memberships

Member, Income Tax Board of Review.

Member, Corporate Law Advisory Panel.

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