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Andreas C Richter

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Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd

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Senior Partner

Position

Andreas is counsel to leading international commercial and industrial enterprises in Southeast Asia. He has led the negotiation, preparation and implementation of some of the region’s most significant innovation and investment projects of chemical, food and automotive supplier manufacturing facilities and regional service and distribution companies. He specializes in corporate, commercial and business law and advises American, European and Japanese multi-national corporations, SMEs and start-ups. As a Thai-German national, Andreas is regularly called upon to render advice to prominent foreign law firms whose clients are entering the Thailand market and to assist with Thailand related aspects of global transactions and acquisitions.

Career

Andreas is a former Chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand Law Committee, and, for six years, represented the Asia-Pacific region as Vice-Chair on the International Board of Directors of INTERLAW, a global association of independent business law firms with over 7,000 attorneys in 125 cities worldwide.

Languages

German and English.

Member

Andreas is a certified director and graduate member of the Thai Institute of Directors, and a member of the Hamburg Bar Association and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is currently serving his sixth term on the Board of Directors as Vice-President of the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the International School Bangkok. He is also the exclusive member for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in Thailand of IR GLOBAL, the largest international professional services network.

Education

Andreas obtained his law degree from the University of Hamburg in Germany.


Thailand

Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)

The ‘very responsive’ corporate group at Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd is ‘adept at anticipating issues in M&A projects and provides clients a clear view of the problems that may arise’. In addition to its M&A expertise, the team has extensive experience in FDI and corporate governance-related matters, regularly receiving referrals from household-name international law firms. In 2016-2017, practice head Andreas Richter acted for multiple German corporates in matters such as corporate restructurings, joint ventures in the automotive industry and share acquisitions. Ruengrit Pooprasert advised Verizon Communications on Thai employment matters following the client’s global acquisition of Yahoo. Commercial transactions head Siripen Kulworakulpitak, Stefan Riedl and Sumet Mingmongkolmitr are also key contacts.

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