Gail ONG is the Head of the Equity Capital Markets Practice. She has represented both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Her experience includes U.S.-registered and Rule 144A/Reg S equity and debt offerings by issuers in various industries in Southeast and South Asia, in particular Singapore, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Thailand. Prior to joining WongPartnership, Gail practised U.S. securities law at the Singapore and New York offices of a leading international law firm.

Gail graduated from the National University of Singapore and obtained a Master of Laws degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Singapore Bar.

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

  • The initial public offerings of companies listing on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange such as APAC Realty Limited, EMAS Offshore Limited, Asian Pay Television Trust and IHH Healthcare Berhad.
  • The initial public offerings of companies listing on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange such as Hyphens Pharma International Limited and RE&S Holdings Limited.
  • The initial public offerings of companies listing on the Indonesia Stock Exchange such as PT Integra Indocabinet Tbk and PT Aneka Gas Industri Tbk.
  • The initial public offerings of companies listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand such as Ananda Development Public Company Limited.
  • The initial public offerings of companies listing on Bursa Malaysia such as Tune Ins Holdings.
  • Secondary market deals for companies such as Wave Life Sciences Ltd.’s and Danone Probiotics Pte. Ltd.

Related Practices

  • Capital Markets
  • Malaysia
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Thailand

Gail is recommended as a leading lawyer in Singapore and Thailand by independent publications including, for Singapore: Asialaw Leading Lawyers; Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Legal 500: Asia Pacific; Expert Guides – Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law and Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers; IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms; Chambers Asia-Pacific – Capital Markets: Domestic: Singapore; Chambers Asia-Pacific – Capital Markets: International: Singapore; Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Capital Markets Lawyers; Best Lawyers; for Thailand: Chambers Asia-Pacific – Corporate and Finance: Expertise Based Abroad and Chambers Global, and IFLR1000's Women Leaders Guide 2018.

Chambers Asia-Pacific – Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 praised Gail for being able to "bring that international perspective to the local legal practice" and her "uncanny ability to anticipate issues and propose commercial solutions". Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business also described her as "a practitioner who is highly rated when it comes to managing complex transactions" and "a fine lawyer who is very popular in Thailand among the banks". According to The Legal 500: Asia Pacific – The Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession, Gail has been lauded as a "superb lawyer" who is praised for being "diligent, energetic and very thoughtful".