LIANG Weitan is a Partner in the China Practice. His main areas of practice encompass local and cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate and commercial laws. He was based in the Firm's Beijing Representative Office between 2011 and 2014.

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

Significant transactions in which Weitan has been involved in include acting/advising for the following:

  • A global pension fund in its subscription of 50% of units in Aquamarine Star Trust for a consideration of approximately S$442.7 million. Aquamarine Star Trust holds the property known as Frasers Tower.
  • A subsidiary of Keppel Land China Limited, in the sale of its 51% stake in Aether Limited, the holding company of Beijing Aether Property Development Co., Ltd., for a consideration of about US$297.9 million. Beijing Aether Property Development Co., Ltd. owns a prime commercial and office property in the Chaoyang District of Beijing, PRC.
  • Modern Hotel Management Co., Ltd. in the sale of Beijing Wanguocheng Hotel Operation & Management Co., Ltd. and Prosperity Hotel Investment Holdings Limited to Shun Tak Holdings Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Sonic City Limited at a consideration of RMB1.29 billion.
  • Keppel Telecommunications & Transport Ltd. in a joint venture agreement with the Jilin City government to jointly develop and operate the Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone International Logistics Park to serve the Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone.
  • Knowledge City Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Singbridge International Singapore Pte. Ltd.) in its joint venture with Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co., Ltd., for the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Project.

Related Practices

  • China