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Amit Dhume

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Funds and Financial Services, Mergers and Acquisitions.


Amit advises on investments into Asia and matters relating to cross border transactions especially in the areas of corporate and financial services law. He works closely with fund managers to assist them to establish funds and fund management companies and offer the funds in various jurisdictions. These include private equity funds as well as hedge funds. He also advises family offices on various wealth management issues and legal documentation. Amit has assisted listed corporations and financial institutions on licensing issues and continuing compliance obligations. He is very active in advising on Singapore structures for investments into India and other Asian countries.


Amit has over 10 years’ experience and was made a partner at the firm in 2015. He is registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He is enrolled as a Solicitor in England and Wales and is qualified to practise in India. Amit was designated a Sheridan Fellow by the National University of Singapore in 2004 and was awarded the faculty graduate scholarship.


English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani

Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Within: Corporate and M&A – Local firms

CNPLaw LLP has strong cross-border credentials and has advised on a series of transactions in the fintech sector, including representing Singapore-listed Silverlake Axis, the banking software solutions provider, on its acquisition of a group of three Malaysian-incorporated private companies that operate in the fintech space. Clients highlight the firm's expertise in funds, regulatory and takeover code issues, and its 'responsive and commercial' approach. Amit Dhume is recognised for funds-related M&A and Bill Jamieson brings further senior-level credibility; both are regarded as 'responsive and capable' and 'commercial'. Ken Chia is noted for healthcare sector transactions.

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Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds – Local firms

Within: Investment funds – Local firms

The funds and private equity practice at CNPLaw LLP advises asset managers, financial institutions and investee companies on fund management and investment. The group has a focus on work involving investments into India and also serves Chinese clients. Key names include Bill Jamieson and Amit Dhume whose work includes advising one of Southeast Asia’s leading early stage private equity-focused funds on its successful closing. The team has also advised on a number of Cayman Islands-domiciled funds, including the formation and structuring of a fund focused on alternative renewable energy projects.

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