Mr Prawiro Widjaja > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP
ONE MARINA BOULEVARD
#28-00
SINGAPORE 018989
Singapore

Work Department

Capital Markets; Corporate Regulatory & Compliance; Indonesia Practice; Mergers & Acquisitions; Restructuring & Insolvency.

Position

Partner

Career

Prawiro joined the Firm in December 1994, and was made Partner in 2000. He specialises in mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. He advises corporate clients and private equity funds on merger and acquisition transactions in Singapore and South-east Asia, with a focus on Indonesia. His practice also includes advising on equity capital market transactions.

His transactional experience covers a range of sectors, from more specialised sectors such as banking, insurance and shipping, to general consumer, manufacturing and distribution.

Notable transactions which he has advised on include the largest outbound acquisition by a Singapore corporation or bank to date, the largest private equity investment in Indonesia to date, and one of the largest Singapore rights issues to date.

He speaks and writes Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu.

Languages

English, speaks and writes Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu

Education

Graduated from the University of Cambridge with an LL.B. (Hons) degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Prawiro WidjajaAllen & Gledhill LLP

A firm ‘heavily involved in Singapore’s most prominent deals’, Allen & Gledhill LLP  is home to a sizeable corporate and M&A team of approximately 70 lawyers. Lim Mei is an M&A, equity capital markets and derivatives expertise who is extensively experienced in cross-border transactions; she fronts the practice together with Christian Chin who, in addition to venture capital, corporate restructuring and joint venture transactions, is also an expert in employment law and general commercial contracts. Elsewhere, Andrew Lim is a go-to for corporate governance, regulatory and compliance affairs and Christopher Koh focuses on public takeovers and privatisations. Prawiro Widjaja has a particularly deep knowledge of the Indonesian market and the group’s capacity for multi-jurisdictional transactions is bolstered by its integration with its Vietnam and Myanmar offices, as well as its associations in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Indonesia > Foreign firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP advises clients on market entry strategies, structuring or restructuring, acquisitions, divestments and early-stage investments in Indonesia. Oene Marseille has extensive experience advising international corporates and private investors on corporate and M&A transactions in the region. Clients praise Marseille for being ‘knowledgeable, amiable and very responsive‘. Prawiro Widjaja advises corporate clients and private equity funds on big-ticket M&A transactions.