Felix LEE is a Partner in the Banking & Finance Practice. His main areas of practice include syndicated loans, club deals, bilateral loans, property financing, acquisition financing, project financing, cross-border transactions and security arrangements and documentation. He has also advised on standard forms for consumer credit transactions and debt restructuring.

Felix graduated from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to the Singapore Bar and the Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales.

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

  • Nesta Investment Holdings Limited (which is owned by a consortium comprising HOPU Logistics Investment Management Co., Ltd., Hillhouse Capital Logistics Management, Ltd., SMG Eastern Limited, Bank of China Group Investment Limited and Vanke Real Estate (Hong Kong) Company Limited) as Singapore counsel in the grant of US$4 billion term loan and revolving facilities in relation to Nesta Investment Holdings Limited's acquisition of Global Logistic Properties Limited.
  • CMA CGM S.A., a French company which is the world's third largest container ship operator by capacity, in the syndicated financing of US$1.65 billion to finance the acquisition by CMA CGM S.A. of all the issued and paid up ordinary shares (excluding issued and paid up ordinary shares held as treasury shares) in the capital Neptune Orient Lines Limited.
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., IBC Capital Limited (the "Offeror"), in the US$1.1 billion financing relating to the S$1.4 billion acquisition by the Offeror of all the issued and paid-up ordinary shares in the capital of Goodpack Limited.
  • A syndicate of lenders in a US$551 million financing granted to subsidiaries of ARA Asset Management Limited, for the acquisition of a portfolio of 38 hotels under the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House franchise across 21 states in the United States.
  • A club of offshore lenders in an offshore financing granted to DBS Trustee Limited (in its capacity as trustee of Sasseur REIT), which was part of an offshore-onshore financing relating to the initial public offering of Sasseur REIT on the main board of the Singapore Exchange. Sasseur REIT is the first outlet mall REIT to be listed in Asia.
  • The lenders in the grant of a S$1.1 billion facility to Singapore LNG Corporation Pte. Ltd. ("SLNG") to finance the repayment of certain government loans that were extended to SLNG for the development and construction of the initial phase of the Singapore LNG Terminal located on Jurong Island, Singapore.

Related Practices

  • Banking & Finance

Felix is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500: Asia Pacific – The Client's Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession (2017, 2018 and 2019) for the area of Banking & Finance in Singapore. He is recognised as a Highly Regarded Banking lawyer by IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms in the area of Banking in Singapore, and is recognised as a Notable Practitioner by Asialaw Leading Lawyers for the area of Banking & Finance in Singapore.