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Stephenson Harwood LLP

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Helen Rhind-Hufnagel is an M&A specialist advising on cross-border transactions across South East Asia. She has extensive experience of advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, and an increasing focus on foreign investment into Myanmar.

Clients respect Helen’s pragmatic, commercial approach whilst remaining astute to cultural sensitivities. Helen also advises extensively on compliance issues across the region, in particular anti-bribery and anti-money laundering.

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Singapore > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Stephenson Harwood LLP has excellent regional mid-market credentials, however, it is moving up the value chain to achieve a presence in bigger-ticket transactions. Across Southeast Asia, it has built an extensive record in headline strategic acquisitions, private equity transactions and venture capital investments. Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are key jurisdictions for the Singapore team. It has a strong presence in healthcare, TMT and consumer goods. Tom Platts is an established Singapore figure with exceptional regional credentials, particularly in Myanmar. George Cyriac is playing an anchor role in developing the firm’s private equity and venture capital practice, most notably in Indonesia. Of counsel Helen Rhind-Hufnagel is also a key name.