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Nicole Leong

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Nicole is an associate in the Corporate Finance Practice Group. She advises clients including multinational companies, listed issuers, sponsors and investors in complex mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate and commercial cross-border transactions.

Nicole graduated from the Singapore Management University in 2020 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2021. She is fluent in English and Chinese.

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No matter the complexity or intricacies of your legal challenge, Nicole and CNPLaw can assist you. Submit an enquiry now.

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Private equity

Our private equity practice provides comprehensive legal advice to private equity and venture capital fund managers, founders, management teams and investee companies in Singapore on a wide range of matters,

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Financial Services

Our team of experienced lawyers has a deep understanding of the legal

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Corporate Finance And Capital Markets

Our firm has significant experience advising on a wide range of corporate finance transactions for numerous local and foreign companies across Asia. We offer

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Corporate

Being a corporate lawyer is more than just translating legalese and churning out documents based on clients’ instructions. Our corporate lawyers understand that their role extends far beyond what is

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Mergers And Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) entail the confluence of multiple legal disciplines. That is why we take great care when assembling a team for each

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Corporate Advisory

Every business involves an amalgam of various stakeholders, such as investors, shareholders and directors. Ideally, each of these stakeholders should have a common vision of what is best for the

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Commercial Contracts

Business transactions normally involve some form of contractual arrangement between parties. It is important that each party fully understands the legal risks involved in any contractual arrangement prior to agreeing

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Corporate Restructuring

Companies periodically assess and deliberate ways to improve their financial results, and one way of achieving this may be through a successful corporate restructuring exercise, undertaken pursuant to the applicable

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Joint Venture

There are numerous commercial drivers behind the rising popularity of joint ventures

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Corporate Governance, Compliance And Regulatory

We advise companies both private and listed on corporate governance and compliance issues to help them navigate the regulatory landscape that is becoming increasingly complex.

Regulatory compliance is a crucial

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Technology And E-Commerce

At CNPLaw, we are committed to empowering businesses to navigate the ever-changing landscape of technology and e-commerce. As leaders in the legal field, we

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Data Protection And Security

In the inter-connected world of big data and technology, ensuring the protection of privacy and security of personal data has never been more critical. At CNPLaw, we recognise the importance

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Employment Contracts And Relations

At CNPLaw, we are dedicated to helping our clients prepare robust employment contracts and transform employment relationships into successful partnerships.

Our expertise goes beyond advising on compliance with employment laws

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Employment Services

The success of any organization hinges

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: COMMERCE

Advised the founders of Singapore-based Intrepid E-Commerce Services Pte. Ltd. (“Intrepid”) on the acquisition of Intrepid by Ascential plc, a FTSE 250 company in information, analytics and eCommerce optimisation, for a maximum consideration of US$250 million (“Acquisition”). In connection with the Acquisition, assisted in the legal due diligence exercise on Intrepid and its subsidiaries across seven (7) jurisdictions.

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CAPITAL MARKETS: REAL ESTATE

Advised GYP Properties Limited (“GYP”), a property developer with offices in Singapore and New Zealand, on a voluntary unconditional cash offer for all its shares by Rumah & Co. Pte. Ltd. for a consideration of S$55 million, and the subsequent delisting of GYP from the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”)

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: AUTOMOTIVE

Advised Auto Insure Pte. Ltd. on the sale of its automobile mechanical services business to Century Motors (Singapore) Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inchcape plc, a FTSE 250 company and global distribution leader in the premium and luxury automotive sectors

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: TECHNOLOGY

Advised Singapore-based KaHa Pte. Ltd. (“KaHa”), an end-to-end internet of things product development company, on the acquisition of KaHa by Imagine Marketing Private Limited, the parent company of India-based consumer electronics brand, boAt

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CAPITAL MARKETS: MANUFACTURING

Advised SGX-ST Mainboard-listed AEI Corporation Ltd., a specialist manufacturer of aluminium extrusion products and metal components (NKA Ascent Bridge Limited) (“AEI”), on the acquisition from Capital Impetus Group Limited all issued shares in the share capital of MTBL Global Pte. Ltd. (“MTBL”), a distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and liquor including Moutai Bulao 125ml liquor products, for a maximum consideration of S$20 million (“Acquisition”). In connection with the Acquisition, assisted in the legal due diligence exercise on MTBL and its subsidiaries across four (4) jurisdictions.

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CAPITAL MARKETS: MANUFACTURING

Advised AEI on its corporate actions including renewal of share purchase mandate

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: REAL ESTATE

Advised the Asia Pacific office of Savills plc, a FTSE 250 company providing real estate services, on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Merx Group of companies, a project management consulting firm for global blue-chip clients across Asia

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CAPITAL MARKETS: OIL

Advising an oil distributor based in Singapore on the proposed listing of the company and its subsidiaries on GEM of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: EVENT SERVICES

Advised on the merger of event services companies based in Vietnam by the transfer of shares in the capital of each of these companies to a Singapore holding company

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: CONSTRUCTION

Advised a major Australia-based building material company on the legal due diligence on the wholly-owned Singapore subsidiary of the target company, and employment contracts of key management in connection with the acquisition of the target company for A$43 million

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CAPITAL MARKETS: CONFECTIONERY

Advising a sponsor on the proposed listing of a Singapore-based confectionery manufacturer and distributor on Catalist of the SGX-ST

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Nicole authors publications that guide readers about specific areas of the law. Read on to find out more.

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SGX RegCo’s expectations of disclosures on key financial indicators
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Singapore Exchange Regulation limits independent directors’ tenure and enhances remuneration disclosures
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SGX-listed issuers to return to physical general meetings from 1 July 2023
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