Ken is a senior corporate lawyer based in the Singapore office with a focus on M&A, private equity transactions, and joint ventures.
Ken advises clients in the areas of public and private M&A, private equity, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and other commercial transactions across Southeast Asia.
He has domestic and cross-border transactional experience across a range of sectors, including renewable energy, funds management, healthcare, technology, logistics, consumer goods and retail, infrastructure, and real estate. Ken has also previously been seconded to an important client of the firm and understands the pressures on the client's side of the desk.
Ken holds an undergraduate Bachelor of Business from UTS and a Juris Doctor with Honours from the University of New South Wales, where he was awarded a scholarship to study law on exchange at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Ken is dual qualified as a lawyer and an accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Experience & expertise
- BlackRock in relation to the establishment of its Southeast Asia renewable generation platform and the acquisition of solar generation assets in the Philippines into that platform
- GIC on its strategic equity investment in one of the world's largest green fuels companies
- The Indonesia Investment Authority in relation to investments in toll roads on the islands of Java and Sumatra
- a global supply chain solutions company on market entry matters across Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia
- Everstone Capital on a competitive sale process of various businesses across Southeast Asia
- Goldman Sachs India on its investment into Biocon Biologics
- Healius Limited on two transactions, the sale of Adora Fertility and the Montserrat Day Hospitals business
- Brookfield on its $10.2 billion acquisition of AusNet by way of scheme of arrangement
- Ventia on its $438m IPO and providing advice to its major shareholders Apollo and CIMIC
- The Carlyle Group on its proposed $120 million acquisition of Pioneer Credit by way of scheme of arrangement and $130 million debt acquisition
- ERM Power on its $617 million acquisition by Shell Energy Australia by way of scheme of arrangement
- CIMIC on its takeover bid to acquire all the shares in Devine not already held by a subsidiary of CIMIC
- Cognizant on its acquisition of Servian, a data and technology consultancy
- Aristocrat Leisure Limited on various aspects of its global corporate restructure
- Atlantic Gold Corporation on its $768 million acquisition by St Barbara Limited and associated $490m rights issue
- Atlassian on various aspects of a corporate governance project
- Pacific Current Group in relation to an unsolicited proposed scheme of arrangement by a US asset management firm