EXPERIENCE


Examples of major transactions advised and acted as lead counsel :

Advance Finance Public Company Limited (formerly Global Thai Finance Company Limited) in its management buy out from Lehman Brothers Group.

Bank of Ayudhya PLC on its acquisition of AIG Retail Bank Public Company Limited and AIG Card (Thailand) Company Limited in Thailand.

Berli Jucker PLC on its manufacturing joint venture with Owens-Illinois set up in Singapore and Malaysia for glass product manufacturing operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and China.

Boutique Group, Thailand in its disposal to Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partnes of an interest and joint venture in respect of its Citidines and Oakwood hospitality operations in Bangkok.

Cemex Group, Mexico on the documentation and negotiation for its bid for a publicly listed cement manufacturer in Thailand.

Covanta Energy on the disposal of power assets in China, India and Bangladesh.

DNATA, Dubai in its acquisition of the business and assets of a Thai based airline reservation, crew and flight operation system.

Dubai Port World on a feasibility study on the Thailand Southern Land Bridge Project.

Group of Private Individuals in the acquisition of the corporate ownership of Barama Bay, Phuket.

Hemaraj Land & Development PLC on its joint venture with Glow Energy PLC to develop independent power projects (IPPs) to supply power to EGAT.

Hongkong Land, Hong Kong in its joint venture to construct and build a shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City.

International Education Holdings Ltd on an exclusive licence to operate a major international branded UK school.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan in its manufacturing joint venture in Thailand for white goods.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd, Japan on the tender for civil works in Thailand.

Navis Capital Private Equity Fund on the acquisition of a major poultry businesses in the U.K. and Thailand.

Navis Capital Private Equity Fund on its acquisition of the Wall Street Institute English language schools in Thailand.

Navis Capital Private Equity Fund on a partial disposal of its interest in Wall Street Institute English language schools in Thailand and consequent joint venture.

News Corp on its acquisition and subsequent disposal of News Outdoor South East Asia in Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.

Nord Anglia Education on the acquisition of The Regents International School, Pattaya.

Orix Corporation, Japan on the setting up of its biodiesel joint venture operation in Thailand.

Paragon Partners on an exclusive Franchise Agreement for Regus Serviced Offices for Myanmar.

Private Fund Group on its acquisition in a major restaurant chain in Thailand.

Royal SunAlliance PLC, U.K. in its disposal of its entire Thai insurance operation to IAG of Australia.

Sapa AS/Orkla Group, Norway on a proposal majority stake acquisition and joint venture in an aluminium processing operation in Thailand.

Shell Group on the disposal of its “Autoserve” lubricants business in Thailand.

Shell Group on the sale of its gas station retail outlets in Laos.

Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia Limited, Hong Kong on its acquisition of a minority interest and joint venture in a precision metal components manufacturing operation in Thailand.

Thai Oil PLC on the purchase of Shell’s solvents businesses and assets in Vietnam and Thailand.

Thai Recovery Fund LLC on its acquisition of a minority interest in a waste disposal operation in Thailand and consequent joint venture and subsequently on its disposal of such interest.

Thai Thoresen PLC on its acquisition of a minority interest in a mining operation in the Philippines and consequent joint venture.

The Apple Tree Group, Vietnam on a partial disposal and joint venture with an investment fund in respect of Apple Tree Group’s Vietnam assets and operations.

Tomen Corporation, Japan on the setting up of a car manufacturing operation in Vietnam.

Various sellers in the setting up and managing of data rooms in respect of their disposals.

Various buyers in the organising and heading up of due diligence teams to carry out extensive due diligence on target corporates and the preparation of detailed due diligence reports.