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Yemi Tépé

Singapore, Singapore Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
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Banking & Finance: International - Singapore

Band 2

Yemi Tépé has wide expertise across the region, acting on financings for both borrowers and lenders. She has particular expertise relating to Japan. An interviewee reports: "She is excellent in leading deal structuring and execution from a legal aspect, and is thorough, diligent and commercial."
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Banking & Finance - Singapore

Foreign Expertise in Japan

Yemi Tépé has wide expertise across the region, acting on financings for both borrowers and lenders. She has particular expertise relating to Japan. An interviewee reports: "She is excellent in leading deal structuring and execution from a legal aspect, and is thorough, diligent and commercial."
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Banking & Finance - Japan

Expertise Based Abroad in Japan

Yemi Tépé is based in Singapore and offers extensive experience across a range of finance transactions, with notable recent activity acting on acquisition and leveraged financings on behalf of Japanese corporations. A client comments: "She knows the Japanese LBO market very well and has a wide range of finance issues under control."
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Practice Areas

•Acquisition + Leveraged Finance

•Capital Markets: Debt

•Fund Finance

•Private Equity

•Real Estate Finance

•Restructuring + Insolvency

Career

Yemi has over 21 years experience advising on the full spectrum of financings including domestic and cross-border acquisitions and leveraged finance, public-to-private takeovers, real estate finance, debt restructurings, margin loans, syndicated lending and subscription line financing. Her clients include banks, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, alternative financiers, and emerging growth, mid-cap, and large companies.

Her practice spans Asia, the United States, and Europe, with a particular focus on Singapore, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, and Southeast Asia.

Sector Specialisations

•Banks and financial institutions

•Education

•Energy

•Private equity

•Real estate

•Technology and telecommunications

Representative Experience

•The Mezzanine Lenders on the acquisition financing to CVC Capital Partners for the US$1.5 billion acquisition of Shiseido’s personal care business.

•The Senior Lenders on the acquisition financing to CVC Capital Partners for the acquisition of TRY Group in Japan.

•Mezzanine lenders in an acquisition financing for Bain Capital Private Equity’s privatisation of Kirindo Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese pharmacy chain store operator listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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Yemi Tépé

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