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Deputy Head, Corporate and Transactional Practice
Head, Capital Markets
Senior Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions
Evelyn Wee is the Deputy Head of the Corporate and Transactional Group. She also heads the Capital Markets practice and is a senior partner with the Mergers & Acquisitions practice. She has more than 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity/venture capital investments and capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings. She regularly advises, inter alia, listed vehicles on their corporate/compliance matters and clients on cross border transactions, which include investments in, and divestments of, businesses and assets in South Asia, South East Asia, the United Kingdom and South America.
Evelyn has been recognised as a leading /recommended lawyer in major ranking publications such as Chambers Asia Pacific – Capital Markets: Domestic and Chambers Global, IFLR1000 in Capital Markets and M&A, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in the Corporate and M&A practice, Best Lawyers International and Who’s Who Legal. Clients have commended her as “a very detailed lawyer who puts in a lot of care for her clients”, appreciating her for “consistently making an extra effort on transactions”. In addition, she is said to be “valued by clients for her dedication and commerciality” and described as “excellent”.
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP has an extensive record in Singapore equity and debt offerings, while its international outlook has brought it a considerable share of cross-border deals. It has advised a long list of foreign issuers on their offerings in Singapore, and has assisted a series of Singapore clients on Hong Kong capital markets deals; among a number of transactions, it provided Singapore counsel to Edvance International Holdings on its HK$691m transfer from GEM to the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. In addition, the firm is at the forefront of burgeoning areas such as catastrophe bonds and continues to be part of the REIT and business trust market. Chia Kim Huat leads the corporate practice and is noted for capital markets deals, while Evelyn Wee heads the capital markets team. Lee Xin Mei and Eugene Lee have become key figures in the team, advising on a series of high-profile deals; Lee has extensive international capital markets experience.
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