CNPLaw advised Distributed Ledger Technologies Pte. Ltd. on its acquisition of Dowser Group Pte. Ltd. and Dowser Group India

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CNPLaw advised Distributed Ledger Technologies Pte. Ltd. on its acquisition of Dowser Group Pte. Ltd. and Dowser Group India


Date Published: 18 February 2019


The Team Advising On The Transaction: Ken Chia, Hazel Ho, and Mike Chiam.




 

CNPLaw (“CNP”) formerly known as Colin Ng & Partners has advised Distributed Ledger Technologies Pte. Ltd. (“DLTledgers”), a blockchain technology solutions provider, on its acquisition of two (2) entities, Dowser Group Singapore and Dowser Group India, which was completed on 25 October 2018.

This transaction enhances DLTledgers’ connectivity to major enterprise players in the technology sector. This is part of DLTledgers’ journey to disrupt international trade by adopting blockchain technology and to enhance its current standing as a blockchain based supply-chain technology leader for global companies.

 

CNPLaw’s Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers

Ken Chia Legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

Partner

Ken heads the Corporate advisory team in the firm and has an international focus in his corporate and M&A work and worked in business development positions with various subsidiaries of the Hang Lung Group in Shanghai and with Informa plc in Singapore.




Hazel Ho Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

    Hazel’s practice focuses on cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity and general corporate advisory. She has over 10 years of experience working in-house and in private practice. Hazel has been recognised as a “Notable Practitioner” for Corporate and M&A practice by IFLR1000 in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Hazel is also named in the Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore's 21 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2020.



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