SOONG Wen E is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

Her main areas of practice involve mergers and acquisitions, covering both public and private transactions, private equity investments, and general corporate and commercial transactions.

Wen E graduated from Singapore Management University and is admitted to the Singapore Bar.

Matters of significance in which Wen E has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • CLA Real Estate Holdings, the offeror, in the S$21 billion strategic restructuring and demerger of the investment management business of CapitaLand Limited.
  • ESR Funds Management (S) Limited, as manager of ESR-REIT, in the S$1.4 billion merger with ARA LOGOS Logistics Trust by way of a trust scheme of arrangement.
  • KKR & Co, a shareholder of PropertyGuru, in PropertyGuru's acquisition of REA Group's operating entities in Malaysia and Thailand and its US$1.8 billion merger with Bridgetown 2 Holdings, a SPAC backed by Richard Li and Peter Thiel.
  • A global investment firm in the S$2.1 billion rights issue by Sembcorp Marine Ltd and the distribution in specie by Sembcorp Industries Ltd.Yanlord Land Group Limited in the mandatory general offers by Yanlord Investment (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. for United Engineers Limited and WBL Corporation Limited.
  • JTC Corporation in the merger of four operating subsidiaries of JTC Corporation and Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, namely Ascendas Pte. Ltd., Jurong International Holdings Pte. Ltd., Surbana International Consultants Holdings Pte. Ltd. and Singbridge Pte. Ltd. into a combined integrated platform for sustainable urban development.

Related Practices

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Getting The Deal Through – Private M&A, Singapore Chapter – 2022-2023 edition.

Wen E was awarded "Rising Star of the Year" in the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2020.