Loo & Partners focuses on providing quality banking and capital markets advice, capturing a significant amount of initial public offering (IPO) work in China.
Asialaw Profile
Loo & Partners’ reputation is founded on its work for the Taiwanese Civil Aeronautics Administration in its defense of a claim over a crash in 2000 brought by Singapore Airlines.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
…That regional expertise extends to banking work, where the team, has impressive instructions… also an authority on corporate governance… advises on shipping groups and others in the sector on financial issues…
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
“Loo & Partners’ excellent IPO practice covers mandates from pre-listing financing to post-listing corporate governance advice…advises clients from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and especially China from where the firm notes increasing listing instructions…showed commendable activity in the region, advising on the acquisition in Vietnam, Korea, China and Japan, and …a reverse takeover by a Chinese Group…”

– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

“Loo & Partners is highly recommended for capital markets, IPOs and corporate restructuring work. It has a ‘high level of understanding of financial matters and stock exchange bye-laws and regulations’. It is particularly highly rated by clients for advice on venture capital, joint ventures and corporate governance issues. Name Partner Loo Choon Chiaw is both ‘very positive and client focused’ and ‘a joy to work with’. He is also ‘very knowledgeable about Singapore mindsets and legal processes’ and has contacts amongst important business leaders in Singapore. In Asia, the firm has a ‘track record of successfully advising on substantial cross-border commercial transactions’; it is particularly active in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Malaysia.”

– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

As our clients’ partner, we assist them in raising long-term funds from capital markets, either through debt or equity offerings. Our firm does not only ensure that capital markets transactions are done in compliance with existing laws and regulations, we also go the extra mile in providing cost-efficient and commercially viable solutions for our clients corporate finance needs.

Some of the transactions we undertake in this practice area are as follows:

  • Setting up and maintaining offshore companies
  • Group restructure and implementation
  • Venture capital and angel investors
  • Private equity
  • Privately or publicly owned funds
  • Trust
  • Pre-IPO investment
  • Initial public offerings
  • Red-Chip listing
  • Secondary financing
  • Management, underwriting and placement of securities
  • Corporate finance
  • Fund and asset management
  • Debt capital markets
  • Debt securities, either secured or unsecured
  • Rights issues of securities or warrants
  • Employee share option scheme
  • Bonus issue
  • Share Buy-Back
  • Stock splits or combination
  • Take-overs and reverse take-overs
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Secondary listing
  • Delisting