The Singapore office of Skadden, Arps, which opened in 1995, provides a comprehensive range of services to our clients. Our lawyers in Singapore concentrate on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance (equity and debt, including high-yield), energy and infrastructure projects, privatizations, litigation and arbitration, internal and regulatory investigations, FCPA, leveraged finance and project finance. The office is integral to Skadden’s practice in nearby countries, including India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
M&A and Private Equity
We represent bidders. targets, and financial investors with inbound and outbound cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, including share acquisitions and dispositions, asset acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations and joint ventures.
Equity and Debt Capital Markets, including High-Yield
We represent issuers and underwriters in Rule 144A/Regulation S/ private placement/U.S. registered cross-border equity financings by regional companies based in southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Energy and Infrastructure
We represent developers, sponsors, financial institutions, industrial companies and utilities in a broad range of energy and infrastructure projects, including power, oil and gas, ports, toll roads and high- speed rail, and our work includes the development and financing, as well as the acquisition and divestiture, of such projects.
We have experience representing governments, bidders and under- writers in privatization transactions, including sale of assets or stock in privately negotiated and auction transactions and sale of stock in public and private cross-border equity securities offerings.
Litigation and Arbitration
We have considerable experience handling international arbitration, treaty claims and litigation in the region. Additionally, the Asia litigation team has U.S.-qualified lawyers who handle U.S. litigation including securities and class actions.
Internal and Regulatory Investigations
We have substantial experience conducting sensitive investigations and due diligence processes, including those involving FCPA, accounting and financial fraud.