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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

9 BATTERY ROAD, #25-01, SINGAPORE 049910, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 3600
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Fax +65 6225 9630
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sg.rajahtannasia.com

Norman Ho

Tel:
Work +65 6232 0514
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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Position

Deputy Head, Corporate Real Estate

Career

Norman is a specialist in corporate real estate practice, collective sales and project developments, with an extensive experience in large investment acquisitions and dispositions (share or asset sales) and joint ventures involving commercial/industrial and residential buildings. His projects include acquisition, development and financing of major shopping centres and large commercial / office buildings and development projects. Norman regularly advises institutional investors, private equity investment funds, statutory boards, property consultants, and property developers. He recently advised Facebook on its S$1.4 billion first-in-Asia data centre in Singapore and the sale of a large commercial building in Singapore’s CBD for S$908m.


Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms

Within: Banking and finance – Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP has experienced further growth in real estate finance engagements, along with a healthy flow of project, acquisition and commodities finance instructions. It advised LN Development (Stirling)  as the borrower, and United Overseas Bank as mandated lead arrangers, on the S$900m financing for the acquisition of a land parcel near Queenstown MRT station in Singapore. The 'excellent' team is commended for its ability to deal with challenging deadlines, 'highly complex mechanisms' and to 'capture commercial terms'. Angela Lim, who has international law firm experience, heads the team that includes real estate finance specialist Norman Ho, Regina Liew, Terence Choo and Nicholas How who impresses with his 'loan market expertise' and 'ability to explain complex technical concepts in layman terms'.

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Singapore: Real estate

Real estate – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Norman Ho - Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Within: Real estate – Local firms

At Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP,  Norman Ho  and Elsa Chai head a team that advises clients from property developers to investment funds, statutory boards and financial institutions on the acquisition, sale and leaseback, development and financing of commercial properties, shopping centres and residential projects. In highlight work, the team acted for the Logan Property Group and Nanshan Group Singapore on a successful bid for a residential government land site valued at over S$1bn. LN Development (Stirling), which is a company jointly owned by the clients, completed the acquisition of the land site, which will be developed for the building of condominium housing. Chua Chuan Leong Investments Holdings and ST Microelectronics are other clients. Benjamin Tay and Chou Ching are also key members of the team.

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