Firm Profile > Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) > Jakarta, Indonesia
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) Offices
DBS BANK TOWER, 17TH FLOOR
JL PROF DR SATRIO KAV 3-5
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) > The Legal 500 Rankings
IT and telecoms Tier 1
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) advises a number of multinational tech companies on commercial agreements, transactions, regulations, data protection and licensing. Enrico Iskandar co-heads the practice and focuses on advisory and transactional work.
‘The firm has a sophisticated understanding of the media sector regulatory framework and the local media market, as well as great local insight into the practical application of the law and regulations.’
‘Enrico Iskander is very responsive and good to deal with.’
Real estate Tier 2
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) handles land acquisitions and property transactions involving commercial, residential, luxury and industrial real estate. The team is headed by managing partner Bagus Nur Buwono and Enrico Iskandar, who both regularly represent foreign investors and developers on real estate matters.
Corporate and M&A Tier 5
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) is experienced in M&A, formations, joint ventures, and private and commercial contracts. Bagus Nur Buwono leads the team and has extensive experience in cross-border M&A. Other notable names include Enrico Iskandar, who is skilled in M&A in the hospitality, manufacturing and TMT sectors; and Debu Batara Lubis, who is also experienced in M&A, as well as in general commercial matters.
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) > Firm Profile
The firm: Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) is a boutique law firm founded by professionals with more than 20 years of legal practice in handling various notable transactions in Indonesia. BE Partners has been recognised as a ’boutique practice that focuses on client service’, and serves domestic and international MNC clients in most varied sectors of business activities.
BE Partners has collected recognition from the main legal market reviewers. Some of the most respected international reviewers have placed BE Partners’ team as Indonesia’s leading professionals in various practices. BE Partners’ size and relatively flat structure ensures that partners can be in regular contact with clients. Creative, innovative, tailored and high-quality services for clients characterise BE Partners’ practice, and are in a large part responsible for its positive reputation in the market.
BE Partners’ reputation in diverse aspects of Indonesian law, especially in relation to corporate/commercial law, banking, finance and insurance, mergers and acquisitions, energy and resources, property and real estate, media, IT and telecommunications as well as infrastructure, is outstanding.
Areas of practice: Corporate and M&A: BE Partners has extensive experience in cross-border deals and advises the full range of parties to M&A transactions. The firm has acted in several major transactions over the course of 2015, and advises a number of large MNCs on all aspects of the M&A deal-making process. The partners of the firm, Bagus Nur Buwono and Enrico Iskandar, have been involved in all aspects of legal works, including advice on acquisition structures, preparation of transaction documents, and negotiation and completion of all transaction documents. Both of them are recognised as a ‘leading individual’ in the corporate & M&A fields.
Banking: BE Partners has actively represented foreign banks and investment banks as well as financial institutions on all types of loan and financing related transactions, restructuring and advisory from the traditional loan agreements, and project financing to more complex syndicated facilities. In 2015, the firm continues to be the main counsel for various foreign banks. Principal partner of the firm, Bagus Nur Buwono, is recognised as a ‘commercially minded and flexible lawyer’.
Insurance: BE Partners has a ‘comprehensive’ insurance practice and regularly advises major clients such as AIG Insurance, Etiqa Insurance & Takaful and Manulife Insurance on transactions as well as regulatory matters. Bagus Nur Buwono leads the firm’s insurance practice.
Property and real estate: BE Partners has been actively representing a large number of MNCs, hotel operators and developers as well as individuals on all types of land-related transactions in a variety of business sectors, including hotels, shopping malls, tourism, general mining, plantation, forestry and infrastructure. The firm’s representation includes advice on the acquisition, sale, relinquishment, mortgage and encumbrance of lands, establishing joint venture companies, drafting and reviewing various commercial contracts, and steering licensing approval documentation through government agencies.
IT, media and telecommunications: BE Partners has extensive experience in IT, media and telecommunications practices. Enrico Iskandar is recognised as a ‘leading specialist’ and has lead the firm’s practice on a broad range of transactional, advisory and contentious matters and regularly advises on regulatory issues on telecommunications, networks and satellite operations, data protection/privacy, encryption, outsourcing, IT contracts and e-commerce (online securities, trading and advertising). Recently Enrico and his team’s representations have included advising various major foreign telecommunication operators and IT companies in relation to various legal requirements, contracts, arrangements and complex regulatory aspects.
Corporate restructuring and insolvency: Bagus Nur Buwono and his team have been actively advising foreign clients, such as Barclays Bank, Proton Malaysia and Commonwealth Bank, on restructuring and liquidation processes regarding their Indonesian subsidiaries.