In these fast-paced and interconnected times, traditional boundaries haven’t just been redrawn, they have been completely removed. While Singapore is our base, our business is global with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region.
With the expansion of our offices into Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, and in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur through partner firms, we are well placed to serve the needs of our international clients.
WongPartnership beat many other firms from Singapore and around Asia to win The Asian Lawyer’s first-ever Emerging Markets Law Firm of the Year (Independent) Award. In addition to being named the Firm of the Year, WongPartnership also won Real Estate Deal of the Year for its role in Frasers Hospitality Trust’s S$1.2 billion IPO in Singapore and acquisition of 12 international properties.
WongPartnership is acting for France-based CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping firm, and the financial advisors to CMA CGM, in relation to the pre-conditional voluntary general offer for Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines, a deal worth S$3.4 billion.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the deal, when completed, will be the largest consolidation in the shipping industry since 2005 and also the biggest state sale this year in Singapore.
We act as counsel to DBS Bank Ltd., the financial adviser, issue manager, bookrunner and underwriter, in BHG Retail REIT’s initial public offering on the Singapore Exchange. This is the first and only listing on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange in 2015, and is also the first pure-play China Retail REIT sponsored by a PRC-based group.
WongPartnership LLP (UEN: T08LL0003B) is a limited liability law partnership registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act (Chapter 163A).