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9 RAFFLES PLACE, #32-00 REPUBLIC PLAZA, SINGAPORE 048619, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6713 0200
Fax:
Fax +65 6538 1311
Email:
Web:
www.straitslaw.com.sg

Robert Wong

Tel:
Work +65 6713 0248
Email:
Straits Law Practice LLC

Work Department

Robert's areas of specialty include Compliance & Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisition, Capital Markets, Corporate Support Services and Cross Border Transactional Work.

Position

Director

Career

Beginning his career in a large local firm, he practised in the field of corporate finance for many years. Tapped to join Straits Law in 2003, Robert now heads the corporate finance department. Having handled numerous listings, fund raising exercises, takeovers and mergers over a span of more than 25 years, he successfully handled Straits Law’s first IPO in 2004. Since then Straits Law has extended the nature and scope of the corporate work it does. Always ready to extend a helping hand or offer invaluable insights, Robert’s extensive legal knowledge is a result of his ‘hands-on’ attitude where his clients and colleagues are concerned.

Languages

English

Member

Robert sits on the board of directors of several listed companies as an independent director. He also sits on the panel of neutral evaluators of the Financial Industry Disputed Resolution Centre in Singapore.

Education

Robert graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1983.


Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Straits Law Practice LLC has a good stable of repeat clients, including an array of India-based businesses. Much of the firm’s practice centres on small-cap listed company work, including M&A, compliance and restructurings. M Rajaram is executive chairman of the firm and heads the India practice group, while Robert Wong is an experienced figure in public M&A and listed company work; Chan Lai-Foong is another senior name in the team. The firm advised Texchem-Pack Holdings on its delisting from SGX.

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