Panuwat Chalongkuamdee > Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners > Bangkok, Thailand > Lawyer Profile
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Offices
22ND FLOOR, MERCURY TOWER, 540 PLOENCHIT ROAD
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Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
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.
Lawyers Council of Thailand, admitted 2004
Thai Bar Association, admitted 2007
Notarial Services Attorney, admitted 2014
LL.B. (1st Class Honors)
Chulalongkorn University, 2004
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.
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- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A (including capital markets)
- Dispute resolution
- Projects and energy
- Restructuring and insolvency