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Loh Chun Kiat

Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Practice Area:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Commercial

LLB, Singapore Management University
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

T +65 6232 0728
E chun.kiat.loh@rajahtann.com

Chun Kiat is a Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer with a demonstrated experience of advising clients  on public and private mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers of public listed companies, share and asset sale and purchase, investments into mature corporations and start-ups, joint ventures and restructuring) as well as projects work.

Experience
Notable Cases & Transactions
Internet, Technology and Engineering
  • Acted for Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading internet company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, in its US$1 billion investment in Flipkart Limited, an e-commence company.
  • Acted for ams AG, a sensor solutions company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, in its approximately S$1.22 billion acquisition of Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics Pte. Ltd., a micro-optics and sensing solutions provider.
  • Acted for Tata Communications International Pte. Ltd. in its sale to Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd of a 74% stake in Tata Communications’ data centre business for approximately US$640 million.
  • Acted for China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, in its approximately S$137.6 million reverse takeover of Pteris Global Limited (an airport equipment manufacturing company listed on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Acted for Singapore Post Limited, a postal service company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its approximately S$63.7 million divestment of DataPost Pte. Ltd., a printing and mailing solutions company.
  • Acted for Sembcorp Industries Ltd, a leading utilities company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its acquisition of a 40-megawatt grid-tied rooftop solar power project estimated to be approximately S$55 million.
  • Acted for Brambles Limited, a pooling solutions company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, in its restructuring and demerger exercise to facilitate the listing of Recall Limited, a company specialising in information management on the same stock exchange.
  • Acted for Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd, a data centre and logistic company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its restructuring to establish Keppel DC REIT for listing on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Acted for Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, in its acquisition of Zopim Technologies Pte. Ltd., a live chat service provider.
  • Acted for Gree Ventures, Inc., the venture capital arm of Gree, Inc. that invests in internet and mobile service such as apps for smart devices, e-commence, advertising technologies and social services, in its investment in Luxola Pte. Ltd., an e-commence cosmetic retailer.
  • Acted for ST-Ericsson SA in its sale of its GPS mobile business to Intel.
  • Acted for DMG & Partners Securities Pte. Ltd., the financial adviser to Ultro Technologies Limited, in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Ley Choon Constructions and Engineering Pte. Ltd.
Corporate Real Estate
  • Acted for Capitaland, a real estate company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its divestment of its interest in a group of companies holding 20 retail malls in the PRC for approximately S$1.71 billion.
  • Acted for City Developments Limited, a real estate company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its S$977.6 million divestment of Nouvel 18 condominium.
  • Acted for United Industrial Corporation Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its approximately S$761 million voluntary unconditional cash offer through its subsidiary for the shares of Singapore Land Limited, a property developer listed on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Acted for Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd, a hospitality company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its joint venture with China Vanke Co., Ltd, a real estate developer listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, in respect of Banyan Tree’s assets in the PRC for approximately S$90 million.
  • Acted for Changjiang Fertilizer Holdings Limited in its reverse takeover exercise to be a property development and real estate investment company known as Olive Tree Estates Limited that is listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Energy and Resource
  • Acted for JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation in its acquisition of a fuel provider company in Indonesia.
  • Acted for RGE Group, a resource-based industrial group, in its acquisition of Lwarcel Celulose E Papel S.a’s assets in São Paulo, Brazil, including its 250,000 ton pulp mill.
  • Acted for Asia New Energy Holding Limited in its voluntary conditional cash offer and its subsequent exit offer for the shares of Asia Power Corporation Limited, a Chinese power plant operator listed on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Acted for Baker Technology Limited, a manufacturer and provider of specialised equipment and services for the oil & gas industry that is listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its acquisition of 52.72% stake in CH Offshore Ltd. and the mandatory unconditional cash offer for the remaining shares of CH Offshore Ltd., a vessel operator and offshore support services provider listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Services
  • Acted for NTUC Income in (a) its joint venture with Fullerton (Private) Limited, a company wholly owned by Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, to obtain 49% equity stake in the joint venture company, FFMC Holdings Pte. Ltd. (“FFMC”), and (b) the appointment of Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of FFMC, as the investment manager of a portion of NTUC Income’s insurance and shareholder funds worth an estimated S$23 billion.
  • Acted for Dymon Asia Capital (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. / International Culinary Management Ltd in its approximately S$74 million voluntary conditional cash offer for the shares of Select Group Limited, a food and beverage company listed on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Acted for Sembcorp Industries Ltd, a leading utilities company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its divestment of its Singapore medical waste division to TEE Medical Services Pte. Ltd., a joint venture company between TEE Infrastructure Private Limited and Dymon Asia Capital.
  • Acted for City Developments Limited, a real estate company listed on the Singapore Exchange, in its acquisition of Systematic Laundry & Healthcare Services Pte. Ltd. and Systematic Laundry & Uniform Services Pte. Ltd.
Memberships / Directorships
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law