Provided by Wico Yeo
Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate Regulatory & Compliance; Islamic Finance
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.
Member, Income Tax Board of Review.
Member, Corporate Law Advisory Panel.