Corporate Finance and Capital Markets



Having handled transactions for numerous local and foreign companies across Asia, extending across a wide range of businesses and industries, we have accumulated significant experience advising on an extensive range of corporate finance transactions.

This includes:



  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

  • Right issues

  • Private placements

  • Convertible bonds issues

  • Warrants issues

  • Capitalisation issues

  • Privatisations

  • Takeovers and reverse takeovers

  • Share buybacks

  • Interested person transactions

  • Employee share option schemes and performance share schemes

  • Compliance with the requirements of the Singapore Exchange




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Accolades

Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications In 2020





  • Asialaw Profiles : Recommended for Capital Markets

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  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Recommended for Capital Markets

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Practice Highlights



CNPLaw LLP advised Axcelasia Inc. in its divestment of principal subsidiaries to the Hong Kong Tricor group, for a consideration of RM69.7 million

CNPLaw LLP advised Axcelasia Inc. in its divestment of principal subsidiaries to the Hong Kong Tricor group, for a consideration of RM69.7 million

CNPLaw LLP advised Axcelasia Inc., a company listed on the SGX-ST engaged in the provision of tax advisory and business consultancy services, in its divestment of principal subsidiaries to the Hong Kong Tricor group for a consideration of RM69.7 million. In connection with the proposed divestment, the majority shareholders of the company also gave irrevocable undertakings to vote in favour of the transaction at the extraordinary general meeting. The transaction was completed on 15 April 2020.

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The Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Team




Lisa Theng managing partner at CNPLaw LLP

Managing Partner

As a managing partner, Lisa sees a need to ensure that our clients see us as their business partner and not a just legal service provider. Our aim is to provide innovative legal solutions for our clients across Asia with a high level of service and support that will help our clients better manage and succeed in their own businesses.

          



Pradeep Kumar Singh Admin Partner at CNPLaw

Admin Partner

Pradeep acts for corporations, whether they are private or listed companies, on all aspects of their business including advice and drafting of documentation on investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. For 2020, Pradeep was rated as “Highly Regarded” for Capital Markets by IFLR1000.

          



Tan Min Li legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

Partner

Min-Li’s principal areas of expertise are in corporate and financial services. For 2018 and 2019, she was recognised as Singapore’s Top 100 private practice lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal. For 2020, She is rated as “Highly Regarded”, ranked as a “Distinguished Practitioner” and “Recommended” for Capital Markets by IFLR1000, Asialaw Leading Lawyers  and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific respectively.

          



Stephen Soh Legal Parnter at CNPLaw LLP image

Partner

Stephen has more than two decades of experience, acquired both in-house and in private practice. For 2020, IFLR1000 has rated him as a “Notable Practitioner” and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific has “Recommended” him for Capital Markets.

          



Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.
Partner

Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law and he is recognised by professional and commercial publications. According to Chambers and Partners, Bill is “experienced in providing regulatory advice and drafting fund documentation.” For 2020, IFLR1000 has rated him as “Highly Regarded”, Asialaw Leading Lawyers has ranked him as a “Distinguished practitioner” and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific has “Recommended” him.

          



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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.

     



Jimmy Yap is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. His main areas of practice for non-contentious work are Indonesia related corporate and commercial matters – such as investment into Indonesia, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and franchising & licensing. In addition, he also focuses on Singapore and Hong Kong IPO-related legal due diligence.
Partner

Jimmy’s main areas of practice for non-contentious work are Indonesia related corporate and commercial matters – such as investment into Indonesia, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and franchising & licensing. In addition, he also focuses on Singapore and Hong Kong IPO-related legal due diligence.

          



Wong Pei Ling Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image

Partner

Pei Ling has over 23 years of legal experience and has advised clients with Malaysian and Singaporean interests on their cross-border transactions, joint ventures, investments, commercial and technology agreements.

          



Hazel Ho Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Hazel main areas of practice include cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity and general corporate advisory. Hazel has advised various companies ranging from tech start-ups to blue-chip MNCs. She is recognised as a “Notable Practitioner” by IFLR1000 for 2019 and 2020.

          



Ge Xiaomeng is a senior associate at CNPLaw LLP. Her practice is focused on corporate finance, M&A and general corporate advisory

Senior Associate

Xiaomeng’s practice is focused on corporate finance, M&A and general corporate advisory. A notable highlight of her career at CNPLaw was that she was part of a team who advised Shuang Yun Holdings Limited on its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and raised approximately HK$113.6 million in net proceeds.

          



Jennifer Lo Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Jennifer’s main areas of practice are corporate finance, debt and equity capital markets and general corporate advisory. A notable highlight of her career at CNPLaw was that she was part of a team who advised Eggriculture Foods Ltd. on its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and raised approximately HK$33.9 million in net proceeds.

          



Liew Lorraine is an Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Lorraine is experienced in advising clients, comprising start-ups and SMEs to multinational firms, on general corporate legal matters. Lorraine also assists with initial public offering exercises with the Corporate Finance team.

          



Jolyn-Wah CNPLaw LLP Legal Associate

Associate

Jolyn’s main area of practice includes corporate advisory and employment matters. Jolyn also has experience handling Corporate Finance and Capital Markets matters. Prior to joining CNPLaw, she was trained in various practice areas of law with a focus on commercial litigation and family law.

     



Marvin Chua Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image

Associate

Marvin’s main areas of practice include corporate advisory and general employment matters. Prior to joining CNPLaw, he trained and practised at a leading commercial law firm, under the practice areas of commercial litigation and international arbitration.

     



Muhammad Parasuram is an Associate at CNPLaw LLP. He has advised clients from various industries, including F&B, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, on corporate and compliance matters

Associate

Parasuram (Para) is an associate in the Corporate Advisory Practice Group. Para has advised clients from various industries, including F&B, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, on corporate and compliance matters. Being fluent in Mandarin, he has also advised numerous clients from China and Taiwan.

     



Ellie Cheung Foreign Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Foreign Associate

Ellie is in the firm’s Corporate Finance team and was admitted to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013. she has been involved in various initial public offerings and listings on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and has advised issuers, sponsors and underwriters.

          




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