Investment Advisory

We have extensive experience in advising and acting on behalf of clients participating in foreign direct investments and the structuring of investments, as well as joint venture and collaborative arrangements in a wide range of sectors and industries including energy, infrastructure, economic zones, real estate, manufacturing, services, agriculture, telecommunications, transportation, ports, roads, banking, mining, trading, and insurance.

Our multi-jurisdictional capabilities and technical expertise in local laws and regulations enable us to work within aggressive timelines in structuring and establishing investments and funds across various jurisdictions. We counsel investors, funds and management companies on fund structure, investment conditions, regulatory compliance, and securities laws and regulations.

In reviewing our clients' commercial objectives, we create bespoke solutions in a range of services for advice and assistance on the establishment and registration of investment vehicles, legal and tax structuring, due diligence review, and drafting, reviewing, and/or negotiating joint venture, transfer, collaboration and / or merger agreements.

Some representative transactions in this area include:

  • Acting for and advising a Singapore-listed telecommunications solutions and services company in a joint venture with a Hong Kong listed company, on its investment into the People’s Republic of China and the establishment of an entity that will provide logistics and fulfilment services for mobile phones
  • Acting for and advising a private equity fund in its investment in a Singapore-listed company by way of a combination of subscription of new shares pursuant to a private placement and purchase of existing shares from a few major shareholders
  • Acting for and advising a Singapore-listed company that is a party to a reverse takeover transaction, on matters involving its investment in and acquisition of certain interests, assets, and / or businesses related to the hotel and tourism industry in Myanmar, including extensive advice on restructuring and regulatory licensing matters
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