Anna TAN is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

Her main practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, covering both public and private transactions, and general corporate and commercial transactions.

Anna graduated from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to the Singapore Bar.

Significant transactions that Anna has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • CapitaLand Limited ("CapitaLand") in its acquisition of the Ascendas-Singbridge group of companies from Ascendas-Singbridge Pte. Ltd. The deal is valued at S$11 billion and makes CapitaLand the largest diversified real estate group in Asia, with assets under management of S$123.4 billion.
  • Cogent Holdings Limited ("Cogent") in the voluntary conditional cash offer by COSCO SHIPPING International (Singapore) Co., Ltd. ("Cosco") for all the issued ordinary shares in Cogent, including all shares owned, controlled or agreed to be acquired acting or deemed to be acting in concert with Cosco, at an offer price of S$1.02 per share, valuing Cogent at approximately S$488 million.
  • The offeror in the acquisition of Croesus Retail Trust (the first scheme of arrangement of a business trust in Singapore).
  • A consortium formed by Dymon Asia Private Equity and the promoters of Select Group Limited ("Select"), in the approximately S$75 million voluntary conditional cash offer by International Culinary Management Ltd, a special purchase vehicle incorporated by the consortium, for all the issued and paid-up ordinary shares in Select.
  • Singapore-incorporated Macondray Holdings Pte. Ltd. and Myanmar-incorporated AMMK Medicare Company Limited, in a joint venture with Parkway Healthcare Indo-China Pte. Ltd., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare Berhad, and Myanmar-incorporated Global Star Company Limited, to develop and operate a US$70 million, 250-bed hospital in Yangon, Myanmar.
  • CMA CGM S.A. ("CMA CGM") in relation to the voluntary general offer by CMA CGM for all the issued and paid up ordinary shares in the capital of Neptune Orient Lines Limited, for approximately S$3.4 billion. This deal was awarded "M&A Deal of the Year (Premium)" at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2017.

Related Practices

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Vietnam

Anna is recognised as a notable practitioner in IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms in the area of Corporate/M&A.