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Shearman & Sterling LLP
6 BATTERY ROAD #25-03
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore

Work Department

Capital Markets

Position

Partner, Head of the Capital Markets practice in Singapore

Career

Andrew Schleider is the Head of the Capital Markets practice in Singapore.

He represents both underwriters and issuers in a wide range of corporate finance transactions and has over twenty years of experience in offerings of high yield and investment grade debt securities, convertible bonds and equity. Andrew also represents clients in consent solicitations and tender and exchange offers and provides general securities law advice. His experience spans many industries, including general industrial, telecom and media, real estate and lodging, healthcare, consumer products, power and energy and natural resources.

His clients include major financial institutions as well as major corporate clients.

Languages

English

Memberships

New York

Education

St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.

Georgetown University, B.S.B.A

Lawyer Rankings

Indonesia > Foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP stands out for its expertise in high-profile energy and infrastructure projects in Indonesia, as demonstrated by its advice to Masdar and PT PJB Investasi on the development and financing of a 145MW floating solar PV project over the Cirata reservoir. With experience across the energy, mining and metals, infrastructure and TMT sectors, the practice is also noted for its capability in M&As and capital markets transactions. Bill McCormack, who advises on the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects, jointly leads the project development and finance practice alongside David Clinch, who focuses on projects and transactional work. Phil Cheveley spearheads the M&A team and head of Singapore’s capital markets group Andrew Schleider has considerable experience in offerings of high yield and investment grade debt securities, convertible bonds and equity. Kyungwon (Won) Lee, who leads the firm’s Asia capital markets team, is another key contact.

Singapore > Capital markets: equity and debt: foreign firms

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Andrew SchleiderShearman & Sterling LLP

Led by Andrew Schleider, Shearman & Sterling LLP‘s Singapore practice is engaged in sophisticated capital markets transactions throughout the APAC region, with a special emphasis on India, Indonesia and Thailand. The firm, whose experience in high-yield debt offerings exceeds three decades, handles a balanced workload which features investment grade debt deals, IPOs, follow-on equity offerings, convertible and other equity-linked products, and private placements.

Singapore > Energy: foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP has a full-service offering which covers the entire energy value chain from upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas transactions. The team is also involved in energy transition work from renewables and hydrogen to carbon capture and battery storage; recent highlights include leading on the development of the Cirata floating PV project in Indonesia. Joint heads Bill McCormack and David Clinch handle the development and financing of energy projects as well as disposals in the oil and gas sectors. Andrew Schleider represents underwriters and issuers in corporate finance transactions while Jean-Louis Neves Mandelli works with energy companies, funds and their financiers.

India > Foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling handles a range of high-profile and high-value India-focused transactions, acting for domestic and international clients in inbound and outbound investments. Key areas of focus for the practice include capital markets, M&A, private equity, project finance, international arbitration and fund formation, and it services clients from various offices across its large international network. Hong Kong-based partner Kyungwon (Won) Lee is a key contact for capital markets work, including corporate finance and securities transactions; Singapore’s Andrew Schleider is another name to note for capital markets, drawing on over 20 years of experience advising underwriters and issuers on a range of corporate finance transactions; and Etienne Gelencsér in Tokyo is recommended for projects and energy-related transactions. Sanjeev Dhuna joined from Allen & Overy LLP in July 2021 in London, while Sidharth Bhasin and James Clayton-Payne left the firm in August of the same year.