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Petrus Huang

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Drew & Napier LLC

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Capital Markets; Investment Funds


Cp-Head, Investment Funds


Petrus is a Director with Drew & Napier LLC’s Corporate & Finance Department. He is Co-Head of the Investment Funds practice, and a senior director in the Greater China Desk.

Petrus has more than 25 years of practice experience. He has a very active funds practice advising local and international clients on establishment of fund management companies including real estate investment trust (REIT) managers, setting up Singapore and overseas funds, limited partnerships, real estate investment trusts, business trusts, property funds and the regulatory, compliance and tax incentives applicable to such funds.

His practice also covers equity capital markets including initial public offerings and secondary listings, placements, rights issues, and listed company share schemes, and scrip dividend schemes.  On the debt capital market side, Petrus advises issuers and issue managers on the offering and listing of short-term and long-term debt instruments.


English and Mandarin.


  • Member, Corporate Practice Committee of the Singapore Law Society
  • Member, Council on Law Reporting of the Singapore Academy of Law
  • Committee Member, Hong Kong Singapore Business Association
  • Committee Member, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Zhejiang-Singapore Economic and Trade Council
  • Executive Committee Member, BANSEA
  • Member, Oxford and Cambridge University Society
  • Member, Harvard University Club


  • M.A (Law)(Hons), University of Cambridge
  • M.P.A. Harvard University
  • Diploma in Investments, Institute of Banking and Finance
  • LL.M. National University of Singapore
  • Admitted to the Bar of England & Wales, and to the Singapore Bar (1985)

Singapore: Capital markets

Capital markets – Local firms

Within: Capital markets – Local firms

Drew & Napier LLC covers equity, debt and REIT offerings and has solid experience of issuances on the main board and Catalist exchanges of SGX. The team advised China Mining International on its proposed reverse takeover of CME. Petrus Huang is praised for his 'very strong background', 'industry knowledge', regulatory acumen and experience with REIT offerings. Grace Lai is another key member of the team. Former department head Sin Boon Ann is now a consultant. Having arrived at the firm from Allen & Overy in 2018, former team head Kenny Kwan joined Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow in March 2019.

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Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Petrus Huang - Drew & Napier LLC

Within: Investment funds – Local firms

Drew & Napier LLC is, for one client, 'a go-to firm for all Singapore funds work' and the team is 'always responsive and commercial and can handle the straight-forward matters as well as the more complex'. Petrus Huang and Ron Cheng, who stand out for their 'experience and knowledge', are strong in all aspects of funds management and private equity transactions together with regulatory regimes and related tax issues. The group is advising Raffles Ventures Partners on a number of matters, including sub-fund issuances, capital calls and the restructuring of a number of its funds. In other work, it is advising a private equity manager on certain investments. The team is also acting for a client that intends to form and manage an umbrella unit trust. Other work includes acting for Citicorp Trustee (Singapore) on setting up retail-authorised schemes with Citicorp acting as the trustee. Senior associate Luke Chen joined Clifford Chance in October 2017.

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