Jon Bowden | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Jon Bowden

Local Partner, Singapore

T +65 6347 1351

T +65 6225 6000

E jon.bowden@whitecase.com

Overview

Jon Bowden is a Local Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice group.

Jon represents private equity firms and other financial sponsors, together with corporates and banks, on a variety of cross-border private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate finance transactions.

Prior to working in Singapore, Jon spent time working in both Moscow and London, where his experience included advising on a number of UK capital markets transactions, including the FTSE 100 listings of EVRAZ plc, Fresnillo plc and Hochschild Mining plc.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Oxford Brookes University
  • BA, Modern History, University of Oxford

Languages

  • English

Experience

Saudi Aramco

Representation of Saudi Aramco on its potential US$14 billion joint venture with Petronas to develop and finance Petronas's Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) in Malaysia.

GlobalWafers Co. Ltd.

Representation of GlobalWafers Co. Ltd., a global leader in the manufacture of silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry, in its US$683 million acquisition of SunEdison Semiconductor Limited.

Pivotal Software, Inc.

Representation of Pivotal Software, Inc., a data and analytics software and services provider, in connection with its acquisition of the software development and services business of Neo Innovation, Inc. and Neo Innovation (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

PT XL Axiata

Representation of PT XL Axiata, an Indonesian telecommunications operator, on its US$267 million sale and leaseback of 2,500 telecoms towers to PT Profesional Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Protelindo).

Brenntag

Representation of Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution headquartered in Germany, on its acquisition of the TAT Group, the Singapore-based distributor for industrial chemicals, and the acquisition of EPChem in Singapore, including its distribution businesses in China and Indonesia.

Barings Private Equity Asia

Representation of Barings Private Equity Asia on its investment in Cath Kidston Group Limited.*

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Representation of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on its investment in Garena Interactive Holdings Limited.*

Standard Chartered Private Equity

Representation of Standard Chartered Private Equity on various transactions and joint ventures in a number of Asian and African jurisdictions.*

Indonesian banking issues

Advising on a broad range of Indonesian banking issues, including advising Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on its US$1.5 billion acquisition of 40% of PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN), Indonesia's seventh largest bank, from sellers including TPG.*

A number of clients in Myanmar

A number of clients in relation to matters in Myanmar, including Sumitomo Corporation and KDDI CORPORATION on their US$2.2billion Myanmar telecoms joint venture with MPT, the Myanmar-government telecoms operator.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case