Chambers Private Equity 2022 Guide: Rajah & Tann Singapore Contributes Singapore Chapter
Rajah & Tann Singapore has contributed the Singapore chapter of the Chambers Private Equity 2022 Guide, with the Guide covering 42 jurisdictions worldwide.
Singapore continues to remain a key hub for fund managers and a popular domicile for the establishment of investment entities. In light of this, as well as its extensive network of double taxation treaties, Singapore naturally serves as the entry point for regional private equity and investment activity in India and Southeast Asia.
The Singapore chapter outlines key features of the Singapore private equity scene, and is authored by Rajah & Tann Singapore’s leading partnersÂ Evelyn WeeÂ (Deputy Head, Corporate & Transactional Group; Head, Capital Markets),Â Sandy FooÂ (Deputy Head, Corporate & Transactional Group; Head, Mergers & Acquisitions),Â Hoon Chi TernÂ (Deputy Head, Capital Markets),Â Terence QuekÂ (Deputy Head, Mergers & Acquisitions), andÂ Tracy-Anne AngÂ (Deputy Head, Mergers & Acquisitions). Topics covered include:
- mergers and acquisitions;
- due diligence;
- the structure of transactions;
- terms of acquisition documentation;
- public-to-private takeovers;
- mandatory offer thresholds;
- hostile takeover offers;
- management incentives;
- shareholder oversight and liability; and
- exits, including by an initial public offering (IPO).
It also provides an overview of trends and developments, looking at deal activity and Singapore’s push towards sustainability by way of the Singapore Green Plan 2030 among others.