Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
Our team in Singapore provides a full cross-border M&A capability to a diverse client base, which includes investment banks, multi-national companies and major regional corporations. We have extensive experience working with multi-national and regional companies pursing M&A and joint venture transactions both here in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region. Our dedicated team of lawyers has advised on transactions across various industry sectors including energy and natural resources, financial institutions, FMCG, hospitality & leisure, healthcare and technology & media and telecoms (TMT).
Our recent experience includes advising:
- Singapore listed companies in acquisitions in various industries particularly in the fields of aesthetics, biotechnology and fintech
- the Fortune 500 global engineering company SPX Corporation during its complex, multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Clyde Union Pumps
- the sellers in the sale of their Asian-wide operations to a NASDAQ-listed company which is a global leader in infrastructure protection
- a top US-venture capital fund in its investments in Singapore and Indian companies
The Singapore team has been described as “having a ‘flexible, walk-the-extra-mile approach’ and ‘always goes the extra mile”, “very intelligent and incisive lawyers, absolutely focused on helping [us] achieve our objectives”. The Singapore Practice Group was awarded various accolades by leading legal publications, ranked in Bloomberg Global Legal Adviser League Tables and most recently in the Asian Legal Business - M&A Ranking 2019 as one of the notable firms in Singapore.
We practice a flexible and responsive approach and ensure our clients receive the most commercially aware, pertinent advice available.