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Restructuring and insolvency: Local firms
- Patrick Ang - Rajah & Tann LLP
- Andrew Chan - Allen & Gledhill LLP
- David Chan - Shook Lin & Bok LLP
Carl Dunton -
- James Huang - Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow
- Bertie Mehigan - O’Melveny & Myers LLP
John Richards -
Allen & Overy
- Manoj Sandrasegara - WongPartnership LLP
Sandor Schick -
Schick & Associates LLC
David Zemans -
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
At Allen & Gledhill LLP, new practice head Edwin Tong advised a syndicate of creditors in relation to the restructuring of maritime transportation company BLT Group, and advised a syndicate of nine banks in the provisional liquidation and restructuring of Fibrechem Technologies, involving claims in excess of $90m. Andrew Chan and Edward Tiong represented international bookstore chain Borders in an application for judicial management during its restructuring process.
Drew & Napier LLC’s insolvency and restructuring practice stands out for its regional focus and cross-border expertise. Julian Kwek (‘a master of corporate strategy’) advised Sawit Mas Group on the restructuring and disposal of various plantation companies with a total debt value of $160m. Kwek and fellow co-head Sushil Nair also advised on the worldwide debt restructuring of ship cargo transportation company PT Berlian Laju.
With ten specialist partners, Rajah & Tann LLP houses one of the largest dedicated restructuring and insolvency practices in Singapore. Andre Yeap SC acted for the liquidators of MF Global Singapore in its high-profile insolvency. Group head Kwan Kiat Sim advised one of the major lenders and a number of unsecured creditors in the PT Berlian Laju Tanker Group matter, and Eng Beng Lee SC successfully represented TT International in the Court of Appeal. The team continues to assist the liquidators of various Lehman Brothers entities across Asia.
Shook Lin & Bok LLP’s team of ‘approachable lawyers’ is rated for its ‘sound industry knowledge’ and ‘quick response times’. Sarjit Singh Gill SC advised the coordinating bank group on the proposed restructuring of Drydocks World, in a matter valued at $2.2bn. Danish company Torm Shipping and Armada (Singapore) also instructed the firm.
Chou Sean Yu, Manoj Sandrasegara and Mark Choy lead the team at WongPartnership LLP. It acted for Tiger Airways in its proposed subscription in Mandala Airlines, with an unsecured debt value of S$347m; and represented New Lakeside Holdings in its application for a judicial management order.
The ‘very versatile’ Tan Chuan Thye heads the team at Stamford Law Corporation, which acted for Deloitte & Touche as liquidators in the provisional restructuring of Hongwei Technologies. Justin Yip joined from Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow in July 2011.
TSMP Law Corporation’s Ashok Kumar acted for a group of ex-senior employees of MF Global Singapore, and assisted First Engineering Limited on its proposed restructuring involving $67.8m worth of syndicated term loans.
Kannan Ramesh SC and Eddee Ng at Tan Kok Quan Partnership act in insolvency-related matters for liquidators, judicial managers and receivers, as well as creditors and directors of insolvent companies.