Iwan SETIAWAN is a Senior Partner of Makes & Partners, a member of WPG.

Iwan has over three decades of experience in practicing law and heads the Firm’s capital markets practice. He is regarded as one of the most accomplished legal experts in this field, not just in the Firm, but in Indonesia as well, and is well known and respected by clients, domestic and foreign, and regulators alike. Iwan’s esteemed reputation, his solid relationship with the OJK, IDX, and other regulatory bodies, and his solution-oriented approach all make him the go to person for capital market deals in Indonesia. Clients say that Iwan is “astute and knowledgeable” and his expertise in the capital markets landscape in Indonesia is indeed, “unparalleled”. Iwan was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Capital Markets Lawyers Association in Indonesia (HKHPM) for 2021-2024.

Over the course of his career, Iwan has served as lead partner for various landmark capital market transactions and under his supervision, the Firm has succeeded in effectively completing these transactions. Iwan has represented heavyweight clients such as retail giant, PT Mitra Adiperkasa Tbk. (MAP), real property conglomerates, PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk., PT Ciputra Development Tbk., PT Agung Podomoro Tbk., PT Bumi Serpong Damai, and PT Summarecon Agung Tbk., pharmaceutical group companies, PT Kalbe Farma Tbk group, and shipping heavyweight PT Soechi Lines Tbk. Iwan also advises leading private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) in their investments in Indonesia.

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  • Chambers and Partners, Asia Pacific- Indonesia Chapter on Capital Markets (2021-2021) 

Iwan is consistently recognized as a leading Tier 1 capital markets lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific – Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business; IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms; Asian Business Law Journal Top 100 Best Lawyers in Indonesia; asialaw Leading Lawyers – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers, asialaw Profiles – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Law Firms.