Our Corporate Department offers an extensive range of corporate services involving transactions in Singapore and in the region, with particular expertise in Indonesian and cross-border transactions.  We advise on banking and financing transactions, equity, equity-linked, debt fundraisings, securitisations, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate real estate, corporate restructuring, fund management and financial services/regulatory work.  We also advise on finance-related matters, including project finance.

We provide services in the following areas:

Finance


We offer advice, both in Singapore and overseas, on banking and financial legal services, including structuring loan transactions and debt issues, compliance advice and project finance.

We advise locally and internationally on a wide variety of loans and other debt-related instruments and transactions, including bilateral and syndicated loans, acquisition finance, project finance, trade finance, construction finance, asset and asset-backed financing, financing relating to take-over offers and mergers & acquisitions, security structures and types, legal compliance, approval, registration and enforcement of loans and security, sale & purchase of and participation in loans, and the review and drafting of the relevant documentation.  We also advise on and document private banking transactions.

We provide advice on financing every stage of each project, from planning and negotiation to the documentation, management and operation phases, and have experience in a variety of industry sectors, including power plants, mining, agriculture, petrochemicals, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail and hospitality.

Mergers & Acquisitions


We routinely advise on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including public and private consolidations, injections, divestments and acquisitions of businesses and assets, delistings, takeovers, RTOs, schemes of arrangement, capital reductions and hybrid structures.

Debt and Equity Capital Markets


We have experience in capital fundraising transactions involving bonds, convertible and exchangeable bonds, securitisations, FRNs, note programmes, commercial paper programmes, depositary receipts and other debt instruments (including derivatives) under stand-alone bond issues and programmes.

We assist listed companies in equity-related fundraising exercises such as rights issues, private placements and other share-related issues such as convertible and exchangeable bonds and loans.  We also advise on the structuring of interested person transactions, employee share plans and privatisations of companies.  We also assist our listed clients in other equity fundraising exercises such as rights issues, private placements and the issue of convertible securities.

Derivatives


We are able to advise on a wide range of financial products and structures. These include options and futures, ISDA-based transactions, credit derivatives, equity and equity-linked derivatives, repos, as well as the preparation, review and negotiation of the relevant documentation.

Corporate Governance & Compliance


We provide guidance on corporate governance matters, including Listing Manual and Companies Act compliance, requirements of circulars to shareholders and corporate secretarial issues.  We advise corporations and their officers on the management and resolution of potential disputes and litigation involving directors, officers and minority shareholders, and in respect of regulatory prosecutions or other actions commenced pursuant to the Companies Act, Securities and Futures Act and other statutes regulating the conduct and duties of corporations and their directors and officers.

Asset Management


We provide advice on funds, including unit trusts, structured products, private equity and venture capital funds, real estate property funds and real estate investment trusts, hedge funds, and exchange traded funds.

Corporate Real Estate


We provide advice on real estate investment trusts, acquisitions and divestments, joint development ventures, mergers and acquisitions.

We advise on acquisitions and disposals of shares in property holding companies, regulatory requirements, corporate structuring, property and asset management agreements.

Contact:

Erlene Tan
Erlene.Tan@rpc.com.sg
DID: (65) 6422 3012