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Gwendolyn Gn

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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

Work Department

Capital Markets; Corporate & Commercial; Corporate Governance; Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Gwendolyn Gn is a Partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. Her principal areas of practice are corporate finance and regional mergers & acquisitions. She has extensive experience in IPOs (SGX Mainboard and Catalist as well as dual listings) and debt/bond listings for local and international corporations. She is also active in acting for both listed and other corporations in regional mergers & acquisitions, takeovers and RTOs. She also regularly advises listed clients and financial institutions on corporate governance, regulatory and corporate compliance issues.

Gwendolyn serves as an Independent Director of SGX Main Board listed UMS Holdings Limited as well as Company Secretary to various SGX Mainboard and Catalist-listed companies.

Languages

English; Mandarin; Hokkien; Teochew

Education

LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore (1994); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1995)


Singapore: Capital markets

Capital markets – Local firms

Within: Capital markets – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP has a well-developed capital markets practice with an established presence in equity and debt; perpetuals and liability management are fortes of the team. It advised Kakao on the first ever listing of global depositary shares (GDSs) on SGX. It also advised Q & M Dental Group (Singapore) on the establishment of its S$500m multi-currency debt issuance programme. Marilyn See is a leader in debt issuances, along with Pok Eu Jin. Gwendolyn Gn is at the forefront of equity offerings; she led the team advising Shougang Concord International Enterprises on its issuance of open offer shares to qualifying shareholders, and represented M&L Holdings Group on its listing on Hong Kong's Growth Enterprise Market (GEM).

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Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Within: Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP is steadily increasing its market share of higher-value deals, including public takeover work. It provides 'Magic Circle quality of advice' and 'exceptional value'. The young partnership team has substantial international law firm experience and has deep connections to banks, other financial institutions and multinational corporates. It advised the joint financial advisers to Nesta Investment Holdings on its S$16bn takeover of Global Logistic Properties. It also acted for TVS Asianics, the logistics service provider, in its acquisition of Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. David Chong and Teo Mae Shaan are praised for their 'quality of advice, international experience, communication and intensity of engagement'. Michelle Phang, who previously practised in London, and Ho Ying Ming are also key partners, with the latter having a strong background in private equity and venture capital. Gwendolyn Gn provides further public takeover experience.

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