Soon Keong is a Partner in the Debt Capital Markets Practice and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

His main areas of practice are securities and structured product offerings, securitisations, local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and general corporate and commercial transactions.

Matters of significance which Soon Keong has been involved in include the following:

  • SportsHub Pte. Ltd. on the termination of the Sports Hub Public-Private Partnership by Sport Singapore and the transition of the operations to the new entity, Kallang Alive Sport Management Co Pte. Ltd.
  • Pacific International Lines (Private) Limited on the restructuring of the approximately US$3.3 billion in aggregate of debts and liabilities of the shipping group via a consensual debt re-profiling exercise with its creditors in Singapore.
  • Olam International Limited on its liability management exercise comprising an exchange offer and consent solicitation which involved Singapore dollar and U.S. dollar-denominated senior notes and perpetual securities. This is in connection Olam International Limited's business reorganisation.
  • Frasers Property Limited and Frasers Property Treasury Pte. Ltd. in the reconfiguration of its Euro Medium Term Note programme to accommodate the exempt bond issuer framework and seasoning framework under a separate retail trustee and agent, and its issuance of S$500 million 4.49% green bonds under the exempt bond issuer framework to retail investors. This transaction represents the first corporate issue of retail green bonds in Singapore.
  • Avatar Property and Casualty Insurance Company in the issuance by Casablanca Re Pte. Ltd., a special purpose reinsurance vehicle licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, of US$65,000,000 principal at-risk variable rate notes due 2021 comprised in two classes.

Related Practices

  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions