Banking & Finance


Banking & Finance

Our strength lies in crafting unique and innovative financing structures, taking into account local conditions and sensitivities. We assist local and foreign banks and financial institutions, borrowers and other clients, including insurance companies, hedge funds and corporates, on all aspects of structuring, and negotiating, and documentation of every kind of banking and finance transactions. With the broad expertise of our financing lawyers, we are adept at handling highly complex transactions in today’s evolving financial environment, including those that cross borders and legal regimes.

Corporate Banking

Our team provides comprehensive advice on domestic and offshore financing matters, and structuring for asset financing, including aircraft leasing.

Our corporate banking experience includes:

  • Secured and unsecured syndicated / single bank facilities
  • Standby and revolving loan facilities
  • Guarantee and standby letter of credit facilities
  • Trade facilities
  • Loan restructuring and refinancing

Securitisation, Derivatives & Structured Finance

We advise on securitisation and structured note programmes, as well as various tax-driven structured finance transactions. We also cover a wide range of derivatives and equity-linked structured products including structured warrants and exchange traded funds. Our strength lies in providing you with sophisticated structures and advice on these products for both domestic and international corporations.

Islamic Finance

We have garnered a solid reputation as the leading ASEAN legal service provider in Islamic banking and finance. We are behind some of the most innovative Islamic transactions in the region. Our pursuit of novel financing solutions has seen us being appointed as Islamic financial advisors across the globe, bridging multicultural differences to successfully implement projects.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Islamic banking and finance
  • Islamic private debt securities
  • Islamic asset-backed securitisation and project financing
  • Offshore Islamic financing
  • Islamic mutual / trust funds
  • Islamic trade and finance

Project Finance

We are at the forefront of this field and have played significant roles in the financing of infrastructure, power plants, water supply and distribution systems, toll roads, highways, railways, and airports.