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Banking & Finance

Our Banking and Finance practice has established a strong presence in Singapore. Our clients in this area include, international banks that have a presence in Singapore, those that seek to establish such a presence, major multinational corporations, and finance houses.

We have experience in obtaining the requisite licenses to operate in Singapore, preparing comprehensive documents for foreign banks entering the Singapore market, structuring complex syndications and project financing within Singapore and the rest of the world.

Recent transactions include a US$ 240 million cross-border bond issuance, the acquisition of a controlling share in a power plant valued at US$ 1 billion and the acquisition of shares valued at US$ 200 million in several Indonesian companies holding coal concessions. We also regularly act for the major banks in Singapore in the preparation of security documents, and have been involved in cross-border refinancing of major loans, including a recent transaction in the amount of approximately US$2 billion.

The Banking & Finance practice group has the advantage and support of our leading Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice, which has extensive experience in banking and financial litigation.

We have also acted in several transactions involving acquisitions of local companies by overseas investors. We have also acted for banks in the financing of several acquisition of shares in unlisted companies in Singapore.

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