Mr Andrew Ang > WongPartnership LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

WongPartnership LLP
12 MARINA BOULEVARD, LEVEL 28
MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CENTRE TOWER 3
SINGAPORE 018982
Singapore

Work Department

Corporate Group; Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice; Private Equity Practice.

Position

Head – Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice; Partner – Private Equity Practice.

Career

Extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, privatisations, corporate restructurings, local and cross-border joint ventures as well as private equity transactions. Involved in notable public mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and privatisations in Singapore and in the region. Co-authored the Singapore chapter in The Private Equity Review (Investing) since 2013 and the Singapore chapter in the Global Legal Insights M&A 2014 edition.

Significant mergers and acquisitions transactions that Andrew has worked on include the proposed combination of Ascendas Hospitality Trust and Ascott Residence Trust by way of a trust scheme of arrangement to form the largest hospitality trust in the Asia-Pacific and the eighth biggest globally, with a total asset value of S$7.6 billion and Nesta Investment Holdings Limited a consortium comprising HOPU, Hillhouse, Bank of China Group, Vanke Real Estate and the CEO of Global Logistics Properties Limited (“GLP”), acquisition of GLP by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Languages

English, Mandarin.

Memberships

Member, Law Society of Singapore.

Education

Admitted, 1998, Singapore Bar; Gray’s Inn (Barrister-at-Law); University of Nottingham (LL.B., Hons.).

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Andrew AngWongPartnership LLP

WongPartnership LLP is a recognised force in strategic M&A and private equity. It routinely advises top regional and international corporates and financial sponsors. While noted for big-ticket deals it has also advised a number of private equity clients on growth capital investments and smaller to mid-cap deals. Moreover, it is frequently engaged by international law firms on the Singapore or regional component of global and multi-jurisdictional deals. Real estate and technology are particularly active industry sectors for the team. Managing partner Ng Wai King has ‘a major market share of the private equity sector‘, while having a fine record in strategic M&A, and head of the M&A practice Andrew Ang is recognised for big-ticket public M&A and private equity deals. Mark ChoyChan Sing Yee, Low Kah Keong  and Quak Fi Ling are also highly commended.