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Linklaters in Singapore 

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In Singapore our clients appreciate Linklaters’ deep understanding of how international laws impact their business needs and how we provide the best solutions for them.

We offer clients premium international legal advice in capital markets, corporate and finance with lawyers advising English, Singapore and U.S. law. Singapore is our hub for South East Asia and India, forming an integral part of the firm’s global capital markets, corporate/M&Abanking and projects teams. We serve clients across Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam, providing them with an international legal service unparalleled in excellence.

Recent significant transactions include advising:

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on its acquisition of 40% shares in PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN), a commercial bank in Indonesia – the biggest acquisition of an Asian foreign financial firm by a Japanese bank and SMBC’s biggest purchase of a foreign financial firm to date
  • Temasek, a Singaporean sovereign fund and one of the largest and most prestigious investors in the world, on its acquisition of a stake in Repsol – representing one of Temasek’s first investments into Europe, and the largest investment ever done from Singapore into Spain

  • the Sponsors (led by BP) on ongoing aspects of the Tangguh LNG Project including implications of the recent Indonesian export regulations (ongoing)

  • the arranger in respect of a US$250,000,000 sovereign guaranteed, MIGA backed term facility for BT20 – Cuu Long Joint Stock Company

  • Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Investec and Standard Chartered Bank on the US$215m leveraged acquisition facilities for the acquisition of a controlling stake in Hexaware Technologies by Barings Private Equity – a rare example of an Indian control LBO

  • The lenders on the US$1.75bn refinancing for Reliance Industries Limited

  • BNP Paribas Capital (Asia Pacific) Limited, CIMB Bank Berhad, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Hong Kong and Maybank Investment Bank Berhad on the establishment of EXIM Bank Malaysia's Wakala Islamic Finance programme

  • Government of the Republic of the Philippines on the US$1.5bn 4.20% Global Bonds due 2024 to fund in part an invitation for offers to sell 17 Series of outstanding US Dollar denominated Bonds


Linklaters Singapore Pte. Ltd.

One George Street #17-01

Singapore 049145

Telephone: (65) 6692 5700

Fax (65) 6692 5708

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