ABOUT CHUA KERN
Chua Kern practises in the areas of corporate finance, securities and capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. His area of expertise encompasses initial public offerings, private equity investment, cross border acquisition of businesses, assets and shares, local and regional joint ventures and corporate restructuring. He also regularly advises on regulatory compliance including Singapore Exchange post-listing compliance and corporate governance issues.
Chua Kern advises Singapore main board and Catalist listed companies in respect of their corporate finance activities and major corporate actions, such as acquisitions and take-overs, rights issue, private equity placement exercise and debt issuance.
He also provides general corporate advisory services to corporations in respect of companies and securities laws and regulations in Singapore.
LLB (Hons) University of Bristol, UK (1995)
Postgraduate Diploma in Singapore Law, National University of Singapore (1996)
Law Society of Singapore (1997)
LIST OF SELECTED TRANSACTIONS
Initial Public Offerings / Reverse Takeovers
Lead solicitor to issue manager/underwriter in the initial public offering of NauticAWT Limited
Lead solicitor to the financial adviser to EMS Energy Limited in respect of its acquisition of the Koastal group of companies
Lead solicitor to issue manager/underwriter in a proposed secondary listing by a China coal company on the SGX-ST
Lead solicitor to issue manager/underwriter in the initial public offering of Geo Energy Resources Limited
Capital Markets / Securities / Corporate Finance
Advised and represented Elektromotive Group Limited in its share placement exercise
Lead solicitor to Zagro Asia Ltd in its delisting and the exit offer by Offeror
Advised and represented Elektromotive Group Limited in its rights issue
Lead solicitor to Offeror in exit offer and delisting of China Powerplus Limited
Lead solicitor to Second Chance Properties Ltd in its bonus warrant issue
Lead solicitor to Min Aik Technology Co Ltd as offeror on its exit offer and delisting of MAP Technology Holdings Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Lead solicitor to Fuxing Group Limited in its divestment of a subsidiary and related assets
Lead solicitor to Guangdong Golden Glass Technologies Ltd in the conduct of legal due diligence for the acquisition of Onwards Media Group
Lead solicitor to Neo Group Limited in its acquisition of CT Vegetables & Fruits group of companies
Lead solicitor to NauticAWT Limited in its acquisition of Marine Engineering Services Pte. Ltd.
Lead solicitor to XMH Holdings Ltd in its acquisition of Z-Power Automation Pte. Ltd.
Lead solicitor to Second Chance Properties Ltd in its disposal of properties
Lead solicitor to Offeror in the partial offer for shares in Fu Yu Corporation Ltd
Corporate Actions of Singapore listed issuers
Advised and represented several SGX-ST listed companies in seeking shareholders' approval for:
share consolidation exercise
share buyback mandates and specific or general mandate for interested person transactions
proposed capital reorganization and amendments to bye-laws
Adoption of employee stock option schemes and renewal of the share purchase mandates
DID (65) 6236 9353
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