SPACs in Singapore


SPACs in Singapore

Date published: 27 May 2021

Speaker: Lai Wen Le.
Main Contact: Tan Min-Li.

These slides seek to give a brief introduction to SPACs, providing a comparison of the distinguishing features of a SPAC IPO and a traditional IPO from a US perspective, as well as a summary of the key suggestions by SGX in its 31 March 2021 consultation paper on SPACs listing in Singapore.

Disclaimer: This update is provided to you for general information and should not be relied upon as legal advice. The editor and the contributing authors do not guarantee the accuracy of the contents and expressly disclaim any and all liability to any person in respect of the consequences of anything done or permitted to be done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents.

Tan Min Li legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

    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.

    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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