Ms Stefanie Yuen Thio > TSMP Law Corporation > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

TSMP Law Corporation
6 BATTERY ROAD
LEVEL 41
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Equity Capital Markets

Position

Joint Managing Partner, Head of Corporate

Career

Stefanie specialises in mergers, acquisitions and privatisations; equity capital markets; debt capital markets, banking and finance; corporate restructurings and schemes of arrangement; cross-border investments; joint ventures; corporate advisory; employment; regulatory and licensing advice. Clients include MNCs, listed companies and banks.

Presently the Joint Managing Partner of TSMP Law Corporation and heads the corporate practice department. Trained at Khattar Wong & Partners, qualified in 1994. Publications of note: Named Leading/Recommended/Key Practitioner in: The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Capital Markets (since 2006); The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Corporate/M&A (2012 & 2013); Chambers – Corporate/M&A Global (2007 to 2013); Chambers – Banking & Finance (2011 to 2013); Chambers Global – Leading Individual (2014); Asialaw – Corporate Commercial (2006); Asialaw – Mergers & Acquisitions (2007 to 2013); Asialaw – Corporate Practice (2007 to 2013); Asialaw Leading Lawyer (2014); Legal Who’s Who Singapore Corporate Commercial (2003/2004); IFLR 1000 – Capital Markets (2007 to 2014); IFLR 1000 – Corporate Finance (2007 to 2014); Corporate/M&A, PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2008); Cross-border Handbooks – Mergers and Acquisitions – Corporate/M&A (2011/12).

Languages

English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Basic French.

Memberships

Member, Singapore Academy of Law; Member, Corporate Practice Committee and Ethics Committee, Law Society of Singapore; Member, Council of Law Society of Singapore (2009 – July 2011).

Education

National University of Singapore, LL.B. (Hons). Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore on 26 March 1994.

Leisure

Member, governing council, Dover Park Hospice, Singapore-registered charity (2007-2012) and chairperson of fundraising. Volunteer, Project Law Help, a pro bono initiative of the Law Society of Singapore providing free legal services to charitable organisations. Director of Operation Smile Singapore Ltd (2006-2017) and Community Foundation of Singapore and Secretary of iC2 Prephouse, all registered Singapore charities.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms

TSMP Law Corporation is a recognised force in equity and debt issuances, including IPOs on the Singapore and Hong Kong exchanges. Despite a slump in capital markets issuances, the firm has remained active in Catalist deals, rights issues and MTN programmes. Stefanie Yuen Thio heads the transactional group and has extensive capital markets experience.

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Stefanie Yuen ThioTSMP Law Corporation

TSMP Law Corporation has made a further impression in public and private deals and corporate real estate transactions. It also receives regular engagements from financial advisers to M&A deals. It has an especially strong standing in TMT and REIT transactions. Stefanie Yuen Thio has an outstanding reputation for dealmaking, while Jennifer Chia is noted for corporate real estate deals.

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms

Core areas of activity for TSMP Law Corporation include insolvency litigation, where it acts for companies in liquidation, schemes of arrangement and in bankruptcy and voluntary arrangements; creditor-debtor disputes; debt restructuring and workouts. The practice has bolstered its litigation and transactional bench strength with the recruitment of Adrian Tan and Pei Ching Ong from Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC in 2018 and Felicia Tan from Incisive Law LLC in February 2019. Shen Yi Thio, SC and Stefanie Yuen Thio are the key partners.