There are numerous commercial drivers behind the rising popularity of joint ventures as a business/investment structure, including obtaining access to new markets within and across jurisdictions and harnessing the synergies of complementary skill sets.
By advising on how the joint venture should be structured along with related issues, such as the sharing of intellectual property and tax considerations, and documenting the terms of the party’s collaboration, our corporate lawyers help drive your joint venture ideas forward.
We continue to provide support to the joint venture throughout the course of its lifespan by preparing service agreements and other commercial agreements relevant to its operations.
In addition to offering legal insights, our lawyers are experienced at advancing our clients’ interests while being attuned to the ongoing and developing relationship between the respective parties. This contributes towards fostering a spirit of trust which is the cornerstone of any successful joint venture.
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CNPLaw LLP advised a leading German group in the marine shipping industry in respect of its strategic joint venture in Singapore with a ship management group based in Europe and operating in Asia.
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- CNPLaw LLP advised a Singapore private real estate fund on its joint venture
- CNPLaw advises local eyewear distributor in joint venture with key industry player in Indonesia
- CNPLaw advised Kalms on its joint venture with celebrity chef Justin Quek
- CNPLaw advised Edmund Tie & Company on joint venture with OrangeTee to form third largest real estate agency in Singapore
- CNPLaw advised SUTL Marina Development Pte Ltd on joint venture to develop and operate marinas in Puteri Harbour Malaysia
- CNPLaw acted for Alliance Brewery Company Limited, in a Joint Venture to Brew and Sell Heineken Beers in Myanmar
- CNPLaw acted for Reed Exhibitions in its establishment of an Indonesian joint-venture with Panorama Exhibitions
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The Joint Ventures Team
Kenn’s practice covers a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments, and private equity transactions. A notable deal that Kenn was involved in was that he with a team acted for Alliance Brewery Company Limited that invested US$ 60 million in a Joint Venture to brew and sell Heineken Beers in Myanmar. Kenn is recognised as one of Singapore’s Most Influential Lawyers Aged 40 and under by Singapore Business Review in 2018.
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. A notable deal that Ken was involved in was that he with a team, acted for Alliance Brewery Company Limited that invested US$ 60 million in a Joint Venture to brew and sell Heineken Beers in Myanmar.
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. A notable deal that she was involved in was that she advised SUTL Marina Development Pte Ltd on joint venture to develop and operate marinas in Puteri Harbour Malaysia.
In addition to Li Fei’s experience in acting for banks on varied transactions and in general corporate law, he also helps individuals in estate planning, including the legal aspects of wealth management, advising on and setting up trusts and off-shore structures to secure their future and the future of their families. For 2020, Li Fei is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
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.
Ravi has 32 years of legal experience. He specialises in corporate advisory and provides legal advice to directors and CEOs on laws and rules relating to directors’ duties and corporate governance. He has a wealth of experience in advising local and regional companies on investment agreements, joint ventures, and corporate structures.
Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020 as “Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds”. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.
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. A notable deal that Hazel was involved in was that she advised a Singaporean eyewear distributor in joint venture with key industry player in Indonesia.
Lorraine is experienced in advising clients, comprising start-ups and SMEs to multinational firms, on general corporate legal matters, including compliance with applicable laws. 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.
Joy is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice include investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. She assists in the establishment of hedge funds, private equity funds and drafting of the related documentation and also assists in corporate transactions such as cross border M&A and joint ventures in various industries.
Sylvia is an associate in the Corporate Advisory Practice Group. She graduated from the Singapore Management University in 2016 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Sylvia practised in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and has acted for clients from different industries.