Zhirong is a member of the capital markets team and deals regularly with mergers and acquisitions.
Key responsibilities include:
Drafting of fee proposals for the partners' consideration.
Drafting of various agreements, including share acquisition agreements, shareholders' agreements, joint venture agreements, disclosure letters, employment contracts and management agreements.
Drafting of various announcements for listed companies, covering events such as books closure date, incorporation of subsidiaries, material investments etc.
Conduct of due diligence on target companies, covering corporate structure, material contracts, borrowings, litigation, licences and approvals, employment and insurance.
Drafting of directors' and shareholders' resolutions and amendments to articles of association in relation to the sale/investment and to manage any financial assistance issues.
Managing the completion of share subscription/ share or business acquisitions, including the arrangement of logistics, coordination with clients, counterparties and corporate secretarial agents.
Drafting of announcements, offering documents and submissions to the Singapore stock exchange.
Notable experience in equity capital markets include:
Assisting in the preferential offering of shares by a substantial shareholder of a listed agri-healthcare company.
Assisting in a warrant issue by a listed shipbuilding company.
Assisting in a bonus warrants issue by a listed company in the oil and gas sector.
Assisting in circulars relating to renewal of share buyback mandates.
Notable experience in mergers and acquisitions include:
Acting for a local private equity fund in its various investments in local companies.
Acting for the vendor of a local construction products company in the sale of his substantial interests to a German multinational company
Acting for the vendor of an electronics manufacturer in a proposed disposal to a US manufacturer.
Acting for a local plastics injection moulding company in an investment into the company by a US private equity fund.
Acting for a listed agricultural company in the formation of a joint venture in Myanmar, its applications for investment permits from the Myanmar Investment Commission and the acquisition of various food processing assets from a local party.
Acting for a local private equity fund in a leveraged buyout of a local food processing company.