Capital Markets & Funds Management and Regulatory Matters
Our Corporate Team acts for issuers, issue managers and trustees of debt and equity securities in all types of capital markets work, covering Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Takeovers, Mergers & Acquisitions, Asset Injections, Disposals, Equity and Debt Offerings (placements, notes, bond, rights and warrants issues), Capital Markets, Swap & Derivatives, Debt Restructurings, Schemes of Arrangement, Corporate Rescue & Restructuring, Securitisations, Management-Buyouts, Legal Due Diligence Investigations as well as advising clients on Securities & Futures Laws and Regulatory Compliance matters. We work closely with professional corporate consultants and underwriters to offer innovative corporate solutions to achieve our clients' objectives.
Some of our lawyers sit as independent directors and company secretaries appointed to the boards of public companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX-ST). They have extensive board room experience and are well acquainted with corporate governance issues as well as the functions of Board and Board Committees.
Our Fund Management team advises clients in the establishment of both onshore and offshore investment funds, including hedge funds, fund-of-funds, real estate funds and private equity funds, as well as the structuring and marketing issues related to the launch of such funds.
The team also assists investment managers and other clients on all regulatory matters concerning the establishment of fund management companies in Singapore, the carrying on of regulated activities of fund management and financial advisory services, and ongoing compliance issues. This includes applying for the relevant licenses or exemptions under the Securities and Futures Act of Singapore, and the Financial Advisor’s Act of Singapore, etc.