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




    • IFLR1000 Thirtieth Edition : Capital Markets – Debt and Equity Practice Ranked

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    • Asialaw Profiles, 2021 : Recommended for Capital Markets

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    • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 : Recommended for Capital Markets

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    Practice Highlights


    • A client's feedback about Bill Jamieson, provided by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 

      "He is thorough, dedicated, inventive and responsive. We feel that he cares for client relationships, and goes out of his way to find solutions."

       
    • A client's feedback about Hazel Ho

      “Hazel was very knowledgeable and made the handling of our legal matters seamless. She addressed all of our needs and responded to all our questions in a timely fashion. The service provided couldn’t have been more professional and I would highly recommend her.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Hazel Ho

      “Hazel is one of the most client centric lawyers that I have worked with, whom is able to understand and empathize with clients.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Tan Min-Li, provided by Asialaw Profiles 2021 

      “Tan Min-Li, the partner in charge, has been very professional with high-quality work and advice, quick turnaround times, creative structures and solutions, excellent risk management and mitigation advice, expert management of other consultants and professionals in the deal, and many other soft skills and touches necessary to get a complex deal through.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Ken Chia, provided by Asialaw Profiles 2021 

      “Professionalism, integrity, perseverance.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Ken Chia provided by IFLR1000, 2018 

      “Overall pleasant experience working with Ken who understood my needs and ensured that I was adequately protected legally.”

       
    • A client's feedback provided by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 

      “The strength of this firm is their knowledge and expertise in commercial laws especially pertaining to M&A transactions, corporate finance matters, and compliance with the MAS and SGX listing rules in Singapore.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Min-Li provided by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 

      “Tan Min-Li is technically very competent, knowledgeable, and hands-on in completing the assignment. She has a personalised approach to handling the assignment.”

       


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    Our Work Highlights

     

    CNPupdates – publications written by our Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Lawyers





    The Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Team




    Lisa Theng-Oct2017
    Managing Partner

      As the Managing Partner, Lisa sees a need to ensure that our clients see us as their business partner and not as just a 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. She has been involved with healthcare, oil and gas, manufacturing, engineering, distribution, trading, exhibition, publishing, food and beverage and leisure and entertainment companies on a range of issues. She also regularly works with private equity and venture capital companies and funds.

                



      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. Pradeep is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 and is rated as a “Highly Regarded” lawyer by IFLR1000 Thirtieth Edition.

                  



        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 2021, 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.

                    



          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’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.

                      



            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. For contentious matters, his primary focus is on Adjudication (Building and Construction) under the Security of Payment Act, and International Arbitration.

                   



              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. Ken is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 for the Corporate and M&A practice and is rated as a “Notable Practitioner” in the IFLR1000 Thirtieth Edition.

                     



                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. Pei-Ling is recognised as a recommended lawyer for Banking and Finance by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for 2021.

                            



                  Low Wee Siong
                  Partner

                    Wee Siong has a wide and varied practice, encompassing corporate finance, capital markets, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and corporate governance. He is recommended by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific for capital markets in 2018, 2020 and 2021, and banking and finance in 2021, and he was named amongst the most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in Singapore in 2016 by the Singapore Business Review.

                              



                    Ge Xiaomeng 1
                    Partner

                      Xiaomeng’s practice is focused on corporate finance, M&A and general corporate advisory. Before joining CNP, she started practice in a leading corporate law firm in Singapore. She is fluent in the Chinese language and has been involved in cross-border transactions in the PRC (including Hong Kong), Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and Australia.

                                



                      Hazel Ho Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

                        Partner
                        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.

                                  



                        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. Jennifer has been involved in initial public offerings and listings on both The Singapore Exchange Security Trading Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

                                    



                          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, including compliance with applicable laws such as personal data protection and employment/immigration. She has reviewed a variety of commercial contracts such as distributorship and service agreements and terms and conditions and has broad experience in joint ventures and mergers & acquisitions transactions in various industries.

                                      



                            Jolyn Wah Associate at CNPLaw

                              Senior Associate
                              Jolyn is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Advisory team. She graduated from the National University of Singapore and was ranked 3rd in Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations in 2015. Her main area of practice includes corporate advisory and employment matters. Jolyn was trained in various practice areas of law with a focus on commercial litigation and family law prior to joining CNPLaw.

                                   



                              Marvin Chua Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image

                                Senior Associate
                                Marvin is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Advisory team. His main areas of practice include corporate advisory and general employment matters. Marvin is recognised as a Lexology Legal Influencer for employment within the Asia Pacific Region in quarter four of 2020. Read the employment articles written by Marvin by clicking on the link below.

                                     



                                Timothy Tan Associate at CNPLaw

                                  Associate
                                  Timothy is an Associate in the Corporate Finance practice group. His main areas of practice include corporate finance, equity capital markets, and general corporate advisory. He has been involved in preparing commercial agreements and general corporate contracts.

                                            



                                  Sean Tan Associate at CNPLaw

                                    Associate
                                    Sean is an Associate in the Corporate Finance practice group. His main areas of practice include corporate finance, equity capital markets, and general corporate advisory. He has been involved in preparing commercial agreements and general corporate contracts.

                                              



                                    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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