Trevor CHUAN is a Partner in the Debt Capital Markets Practice.

His main areas of practice are debt capital markets, securities offerings, structured products and general corporate law.

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

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

  • Arranger (DBS Bank Ltd.) and programme dealers (DBS Bank Ltd., Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and United Overseas Bank Limited) in the establishment of Singapore Airlines Limited's S$2 billion Medium Term Bond Programme (the "Programme"), where bonds under the Programme may be issued under the exempt bond issuer framework or the seasoning framework to retail investors, and the issuance of S$750 million 3.03% bonds due 2024 under the exempt bond issuer framework.
  • DBS Bank Ltd. ("DBS") and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC”) in their capacity as joint arrangers and dealers in the establishment of a S$1 billion multicurrency debt issuance programme (the “Programme”) by Keppel Infrastructure Fund Management Pte. Ltd. (in its capacity as trustee-manager of Keppel Infrastructure Trust) and acting for OCBC in its capacity as sole lead manager and bookrunner in the issuance of S$300 million subordinated perpetual securities over two tranches under the Programme.
  • The notes trustee (DBS Trustee Limited) and the paying agent (DBS Bank Ltd.) in the issuance of US$562 million in aggregate principal amount of asset-backed securities by Azalea IV Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited), comprising 3 classes of notes backed by cash flows from a portfolio of private equity funds, which included a tranche targeted at retail investors in Singapore.
  • United Overseas Bank Limited, as Singapore counsel, in its establishment of a S$5 billion Euro Medium Term Note ("EMTN") programme and update of the EMTN programme to a US$15 billion Global Medium Term Note programme, and the issuance of various series of medium term notes (including Tier 2 subordinated notes) and Additional Tier 1 perpetual capital securities thereunder.
  • Frasers Property Limited, Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust and Frasers Centrepoint Trust in the establishment of their respective EMTN programmes and the issuance of various series of medium term notes and perpetual securities thereunder.
  • DBS Bank Ltd., The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC Bank) and Standard Chartered Bank in a commercial mortgaged back securitisation of receivables from Raffles City complex. This deal won the IFR Asia Awards – Securitisation Deal of the Year 2011 and IFR Global Awards – Asia-Pacific Securitisation of the Year 2011.

Related Practices

  • Debt Capital Markets