George Cyriac > Stephenson Harwood LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Stephenson Harwood LLP
ONE RAFFLES PLACE
SINGAPORE 048616
Singapore

Work Department

Corporate

Position

George is a corporate and private equity partner. He has extensive experience advising on complex cross-border corporate and restructuring transactions, with a focus on South East Asia and South Asia.

George has represented multinationals and private equity investors, leading corporates and state-owned enterprises in a range of transactions in the plantations, healthcare, infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, petrochemicals, financial services and consumer goods sectors.

Career

Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, George worked for over 12 years in Singapore and New York with other leading international law firms and for 4 years with a leading law firm in India.

Lawyer Rankings

Vietnam > Foreign desks

Stephenson Harwood LLP‘s Vietnam practice has experience advising on a number of high-value Vietnamese matters across the banking, projects and energy, and real estate sector. Led out of Singapore, Tom Platts advises on cross-border transactions and has experience on the ground in Myanmar. George Cyriac is a private equity partner and Saugata Mukherjee advises banks on financing transactions.

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Stephenson Harwood LLP has a highly reputable presence in Southeast Asia with a particularly fine record in Myanmar and Indonesia. Its practice centres on an impressive mix of strategic M&A and private equity, most notably in the healthcare, technology, and telecoms sectors. Though principally known as a mid-market M&A firm, the Singapore office has achieved prominence in headline and bulge-bracket deals. It advised Equinix Asia Pacific and Equinix Inc, as the ultimate parent of the Equinix group, on the corporate restructuring of the Equinix group. The firm is a recognised leader in Myanmar where Tom Platts has a particularly illustrious reputation. George Cyriac is noted for Indonesia deals, especially private equity transactions. Helen Rhind-Hufnagel provides further senior-level support at of counsel level.