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Our firm has significant experience advising on a wide range of corporate finance transactions for numerous local and foreign companies across Asia. We offer comprehensive legal advice and assistance to our clients in a variety of industries.

Our experience in corporate finance transactions includes handling:

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs): We advise our clients on the legal and regulatory requirements for listing on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), including compliance with the SGX’s listing rules and regulations, the Companies Act, and other relevant laws and regulations.

Takeovers and reverse takeovers: Our legal team advises clients on the legal and regulatory requirements for takeovers and reverse takeovers, including advising on disclosure requirements, preparing offer documents, and liaising with the SGX, SIC, and other regulatory authorities.

Privatisations: We have extensive experience advising on privatisations, including advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for delisting from the SGX and assisting with the preparation and review of privatisation documents.

Rights issues: We assist our clients in structuring and implementing rights issues, including advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for issuing rights, drafting and reviewing offering documents, and liaising with the SGX and other regulatory authorities.

Convertible bond issues: Our legal team is well-versed in advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for issuing convertible bonds, including structuring the terms of the bonds, drafting and reviewing offering documents, and advising on the conversion of bonds into shares.

Private placements: We provide legal advice and assistance in structuring and negotiating private placements, including drafting and reviewing private placement agreements, advising on disclosure requirements, and conducting due diligence on potential investors.

Whitewash waiver: We assist our clients who may have triggered provisions of the Singapore Code on Take-overs and Mergers to obtain a whitewash waiver so that they will not be required to make a general offer.

Interested person transactions: Our legal team provides legal advice and assistance in structuring and implementing interested person transactions, including advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for such transactions, drafting and reviewing transaction documents and assisting companies to obtain mandates to undertake interested person transactions, and conducting due diligence on potential transactions.

Re-domiciliation: We assist clients domiciled in foreign jurisdictions to transfer their registration to Singapore, and liaise with the Accounting and Regulatory Authority of Singapore on the necessary filings and registration.

Share buybacks: We provide legal advice and assistance in structuring and implementing share buybacks, including advising on the legal and regulatory requirements for buybacks, drafting and reviewing buyback documents, and ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

Employee share option schemes and performance share schemes: We advise clients on the legal and regulatory requirements for employee share option schemes and performance share schemes, including drafting and reviewing scheme documents, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and providing guidance on the taxation of such schemes.

Capitalisation issues: Our legal team advises clients on capitalisation issues, including share splits, consolidations, and reductions, and provides guidance on the legal and regulatory requirements for these transactions.

Capital reduction: We advise clients on capital reduction exercises and the approvals needed.

Compliance with the requirements of the Singapore Exchange: Our legal team is well-versed in the SGX’s listing rules and regulations and provides comprehensive legal advice and assistance to clients in ensuring compliance with all relevant requirements. We also provide guidance on the legal and regulatory requirements for ongoing compliance with SGX regulations.

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At CNPLaw, we believe in going the extra mile for our clients. The testimonials that we receive attest to our belief in building relationships first in every engagement we receive.

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“Professionalism, integrity, perseverance.”

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“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.”

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

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“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.”

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

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“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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“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.”

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

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Equity Partner

Tan Min-Li

Equity Partner

Bill Jamieson

Equity Partner, Management Committee

Pradeep Kumar Singh

Partner

Wong Pei-Ling

Partner

Ge Xiaomeng

Equity Partner

Ken Chia

Associate

Andrew Eng

Associate

Nicole Leong

Associate

Xiao Yuting

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