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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Singapore > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Latham & Watkins LLP has made a greater impression in private equity space, in part thanks to its ability to work collaboratively with its esteemed colleagues in Hong Kong. Singapore managing partner Michael Sturrock is a seasoned name with tremendous private equity and public M&A experience. The firm bolstered its Singapore law standing with the hire of Farhana Sharmeen from Withers KhattarWong LLP. The up-and-coming Marcus Lee is noted for private equity and M&A transactions.

Singapore > Capital markets: equity and debt: foreign firms

Latham & Watkins LLP has a fully rounded practice, with an excellent record in Singapore, Indonesia, India and Vietnam capital markets offerings. It is a recognised market leader in high-yield debt and in India equity and debt issuances. Rajiv Gupta is a leader in India capital markets issuances, while Michael Sturrock and Sharon Lau are giants of the Singapore market.

Malaysia > Foreign firms

Latham & Watkins LLP is highlighted for its experience in corporate and finance transactions. Key names to note include Sharon Lau, who handles a range of financing, capital markets and corporate transactions; Joseph A Bevash, who has particular experience in the financing of power, gas and petrochemicals projects, and corporate finance and M&A partner Michael Sturrock.

India > Foreign firms

With a dedicated team operating primarily from Singapore, Hong Kong, London and select US offices, Latham & Watkins LLP has strength in international and domestic financing matters as well as inbound and outbound acquisitions and divestitures. The practice is adept at advising on the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions. Singapore-based Rajiv Gupta, who is a counsel of choice for India-related capital markets, leads the India group which also includes Michael Sturrock, who has extensive experience assisting financial institutions and corporates with capital raising and M&A transactions in India.