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Thailand
Thailand

Thailand

About

Thailand is one of the most active Southeast Asian markets for cross-border business, as well as a key destination for international investment. Clients look to us here to help them achieve their investment and business objectives.

With over 30 years of experience advising clients doing business in Thailand, our team has evolved to meet our clients' changing needs. Clients rely on us to provide tailored advice that spans the multiple jurisdictions and disciplines necessary to successfully complete complex transactions.

Our clients include companies, banks, investors and other parties involved in M&A, capital markets, disputes, leveraged and corporate finance, project finance and debt restructuring deals in Thailand.  We bring local depth and global breadth to our clients' most exciting opportunities and challenging matters.

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

"This firm continues to increase its profile in South-East Asia by winning a growing number of mandates in Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India and the Philippines." "What they bring to the table is a very good understanding of the local market—not just the legal market, but also how transactions should be structured. Their commercial awareness is excellent."
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013

"Extremely able and driven team stands out as being supported by the firm's global resources, which cover almost all industries and practice areas."
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014

Experience

Asia Aviation Public Company Limited IPO on Stock Exchange of Thailand
Asia Aviation, the holding company that controls Thai AirAsia, Thailand's leading low-cost carrier, in its THB 7.128 billion (US$227 million) IPO of 750 million shares and concurrent Regulation S international offering of Thai non-voting depositary receipts (NVDRs).

First IPO by a Thai infrastructure fund and one of Thailand's largest IPOs ever
Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTSC) in the THB 62.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) IPO of the BTS Rail Mass Transit Growth Infrastructure Fund (BTSGIF). BTSGIF is the first and only infrastructure fund in Thailand.

Leading South Korean heavy industrial company potential dispute
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction in a potential dispute arising out of the construction of a 660 MW coal-fired power plant in Thailand, which is to be the country's first supercritical coal-fired power facility.

Development and financing of a power project in Thailand
Siam Power Generation Public Company Limited (SIPCO) and its parent company, Mperial Power Ltd., in a planned cogeneration project in Rayong, Thailand.

Jasmine telecommunications infrastructure fund IPO
Jasmine International Public Company Limited in the THB 55 billion (US$1.7 billion) Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund (JASIF) IPO and listing of investment units on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. The JASIF offering was the first major IPO in Thailand in 2015 and one of the largest since 2013.

Bangkok Airways public offering
Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, as issuer, in its THB 12.6 billion (US$388.5 million) IPO and concurrent Regulation S international offering of 580 million ordinary shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.