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23RD FLOOR UNITS C & F, GAYSORN TOWER, 127 RATCHADAMRI ROAD, LUMPINI, PATHUMWAN, 10330, THAILAND
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Kudun & Partners, Kom Vachiravarakarn, Bangkok, THAILAND

Kom Vachiravarakarn

Tel:
Work +66 (0)2-838 1750 Ext: 1754
Email:
Kudun & Partners

Work Department

Practice areas:

Capital Markets & Securities (including IPOs, debt offerings, takeover)

Mergers & Acquisitions (including acquisition and disposal of equity interest in listed companies)

REITs

Infrastructure Funds

Position

Kom Vachiravarakarn is partner at Kudun & Partners Limited.  His principal areas of practice are capital markets, securities regulatory advice and M&As.  He has extensive experience in advising both domestic and international clients on offerings of shares (domestic and international), investment and trust units under Rule 144A and Regulation S, corporate restructuring, joint ventures and commercial transactions as well as real estate investment trusts and infrastructure funds.

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Legal counsel and business advisor for the issuer of one of largest IPOs in Thailand in 2017 for a company with major power plants in Thailand, Vietnam and Laos with offering value of THB 11.5 billion.
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  • Business advisor and legal counsel for a Malaysian telecommunications provider in the acquisition of up to 40% shares in a Thailand based international network telecoms providers through a partial tender offer.
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  • Legal counsel representing acquisition of shares in one of the leading property developers in Thailand (a wholly owned subsidiary of a listed company on the Singapore Stock Exchange) – an international cross-border deal structured to comply with tender offer regulations.
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  • Business advisor and legal counsel representing a listed company in Thailand for the potential investment to operate retail shops in Vietnam.
  • Advisor and legal counsel representing a listed company in Thailand for the acquisition of several restaurant chains in Thailand and joint investment with its business partners to expand its restaurant business abroad.

Top 5 Industry sectors:

Manufacturing / Industrials

Energy & Power (renewable energy – solar, wind, hydro + Oil & Gas)

Real Estate & Property Development

Construction Materials, Construction Management & Engineering

Food & Beverages

Career

Partner, Kudun and Partners Limited (2015-2018)

Senior Associate, Hunton & Williams (Thailand) Limited (2013 – 2015)

Senior Associate, Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor Ltd (2009 – 2013)

Senior Legal Officer, The Stock Exchange of Thailand (2003 – 2008)

Languages

Thai, English

Education

LL.M – Banking, Corporate, Securities and Financial Regulations – Georgetown University – United States (2009)

LL.B – Monash University, Australia (2002)

LL.B – Chulalongkorn University – Thailand (2000)

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