The Singapore* office of Skadden, Arps, which opened in 1995, provides a comprehensive range of services to our clients. Our lawyers in Singapore concentrate on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets (equity and debt, including high-yield), energy and infrastructure projects, privatizations, litigation and arbitration, internal and regulatory investigations, FCPA, leveraged finance and project finance. The office is integral to Skadden’s practice in nearby countries, including India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
*Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Singapore) LLP is licensed in Singapore as a registered foreign law firm to advise clients on certain aspects of their international transactions and operations. We are not authorized to practice Singapore law. All matters relating to advice as to Singapore law will be dealt with by a separate local Singapore law firm.
M&A and Private Equity
We represent bidders. targets, and financial investors with inbound and outbound cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, including share acquisitions and dispositions, asset acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations and joint ventures. We were ranked first for M&A by deal value in Southeast Asia according to Bloomberg 2017.
Energy and Infrastructure
We represent developers, sponsors, financial institutions, industrial companies and utilities in a broad range of energy and infrastructure projects, including power, oil and gas, ports, toll roads and high-speed rail, and our work includes the development and financing, as well as the acquisition and divestiture, of such projects.
We have experience representing governments, bidders and underwriters in privatization transactions, including sale of assets or stock in privately negotiated and auction transactions and sale of stock in public and private cross-border equity securities o erings.
Litigation and Arbitration
We have considerable experience handling international arbitration, treaty claims and litigation in the region. Additionally, the Asia litigation team has U.S.-qualified lawyers who handle U.S. litigation including securities and class actions.