Andy is one of the founding partners of Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto. He has more than two decades of experience practicing corporate and commercial law and is widely recognized as a leading corporate lawyer in Indonesia.
Andy is particularly well known for his work in the telecommunications and energy and natural resources sectors, where he advises Indonesian and international enterprises on all aspects of project transactions, from bidding for the relevant concessions to the financing, construction, and implementation of the project, as well as some of their most significant corporate transactions, including a number of important mergers and acquisitions involving companies operating in these sectors. Some notable transactions in which Andy was involved include, in the telecommunications sector, advising Telekom Malaysia in the acquisition of PT Excelcolmindo Pratama (now PT XL Axiata) and PT Tower Bersama Indonesia Tbk in the acquisition of telecommunications towers owned by PT Indosat Tbk; and, in the energy sector, the development of the Paiton Units 3, 7, and 8 coal-fired power plants in East Java, with a combined capacity of more than 2000MW, and, more recently, in the development and financing of the Jawa 1, 2X1000 MW, gas-fired power project.
Andy also actively advises clients in the technology sector. He has considerable experience with payment systems, which includes advising American Express for more than fifteen years and assisting it to establish its Indonesian subsidiary, PT American Express Indonesia.
In addition to his advisory work, Andy serves on various corporate boards in Indonesia. Such experience includes serving as one of the present Independent Commissioners of PT Multistrada Arah Sarana Tbk, a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Commissioners of PT Paiton Energy from 2007 to 2015, and a member of PT American Express Indonesia’s Board of Directors from 2009 to 2017.
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Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) advises foreign and domestic banks and financial institutions on transactional and regulatory matters. Its transactional work encompasses corporate, acquisition, project, trade and asset finance transactions, and the team is jointly led by Andy Kelana and Helena Adnan.
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The corporate team at Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) ‘thinks out of the box to find solutions and is quick in responding to challenges thrown at them’. Led by Andy Kelana and Helena Adnan, the practice advises on corporate M&A work, with a focus on the energy and natural resources, and TMT sectors. Kelana is well versed in corporate transactions, while Adnan handles corporate, commercial, and finance matters.
Andy Kelana leads the team at Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) and advises on corporate transactions across the oil and gas and power sectors.