Panuwat Chalongkuamdee > Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners > Bangkok, Thailand > Lawyer Profile

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners
22ND FLOOR, MERCURY TOWER, 540 PLOENCHIT ROAD
LUMPINI, PATHUMWAN
BANGKOK 10330
Thailand
Panuwat Chalongkuamdee photo

Work Department

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

Panuwat represents bidders, targets and controlling shareholders in a wide spectrum of public and private transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions and divestitures, demergers, minority investments and carve-out transactions. He also advises senior management, boards of directors and shareholders on corporate governance matters. He has experience in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy and natural resources, food and beverage, health and medical services, insurance, media and technology.

Notable transactions include: PTT THB 121 billion restructuring of its oil marketing and retail business; Dusit Thani USD 1.05 billion joint venture with Central Pattana for a large scale real estate project in Bangkok; Taobao USD 1 billion acquisition in the Lazada Group; Oaktree Capital USD 500 million combination to create one of the largest fitness club networks in Asia; Siam Commercial Bank sale of its stake in The Siam Commercial Samaggi Insurance to ACE Group; Thai Bev’s USD 11.7 billion acquisition in Fraser & Neave.

Languages

English, Thai

Memberships

Lawyers Council of Thailand, admitted 2004

Thai Bar Association, admitted 2007

Notarial Services Attorney, admitted 2014

Education

LL.B. (1st Class Honors)
Chulalongkorn University, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Real estate and construction

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners acts for developers, property owners, investors and property funds, in relation to dispute resolution, real estate developments and construction permits and regulatory matters. Senior partner and team head Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt acted for TICON industrial Connection in its investment with JustCo, a co-working office space company, for the acquisition of all shares in two branches of JustCo located in Bangkok. Panuwat Chalongkuamdee is also notable, working on real estate asset acquisition in mixed-use projects.

Thailand > Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners is highly capable of advising major Thai corporates on corporate governance, commercial matters and M&A. The firm’s client base includes lenders and financial advisers as well as target companies and acquirers. The team is jointly led by Weerawong Chittmittrapap, who has expertise in infrastructure projects and M&A, and Veeranuch Thammavaranucupt, who acted for Plan B Media in the $144m sale of 18.6% of its shares VGI Global Media. Another key figure is Panuwat Chalongkuamdee, who is experienced in a range of corporate matters and foreign direct investment, and recently advised PTT Exploration and Production on the agreement for the assignment and transfer of a 22.22% stake in the Bongkot Project from Shell. Sunyaluck  Chaikajornwat is also recommended.