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Vietnam > Foreign desks

White & Case Pte. Ltd. has a well-established presence in Vietnam and is involved in cross-border M&A, banking and financing, and trade mandates across a variety sectors, including consumer goods, renewables, real estate and education. Based in Singapore, Jon Bowden heads the firm’s Vietnam practice group and advises private equity and financial sponsors on their acquisitions and divestments. The Singapore office is also home to Charles McConnell, who is noted for his expertise in credit transactions across Southeast Asia, especially leveraged and acquisition finance matters.

Singapore > Banking and finance: foreign firms

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A ‘leading finance practice in the SEA region‘, White & Case Pte. Ltd. is singled out for its strength ‘in the sponsored and leverage finance space‘ and ‘deep experience‘ across APAC. With the ability to advise both on English and Singapore law, the team is a solid performer in both lender and sponsor-side mandates, and a top choice for assistance in cross-border structures involving mezzanine finance, fund lending, private credit and structured commodity finance. Also noted for its ‘particular specialism in advising lenders on leveraged buyouts in India, Indonesia and the broader SE Asia region‘, the practice is led by Alexander McMyn, who is ‘well-known to both PE and lender communities‘. Charles McConnell, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, has strong working relationships with banks, credit funds, sponsors and corporates across Southeast Asia, and focuses on acquisition financings, as well as fund-level and structured finance transactions.

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: foreign firms

White & Case Pte. Ltd. has cemented its position in the restructuring and insolvency field with a series of significant engagements, particularly from creditors and white knights. The Singapore group is especially active in Indonesia restructurings and being a US-based firm, it is well positioned for Chapter 11-type matters; it was part of a team that represented a group of investors in connection with the Chapter 11 filing of Riverbed Technology. Banking and finance partners Alexander McMyn and Charles McConnell have been based in Singapore for many years and have extensive experience in the restructuring segment.