Kenny Kwan joins Drew & Napier

02 Feb 2018

Mr Kenny Kwan has joined Drew & Napier as a Director and will head the Capital Markets practice from next month.

Kenny has practiced in Singapore, New York and Hong Kong, and is qualified in Singapore, New York and the UK. His areas of practice include capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. His securities law experience includes acting as both issuers' and underwriters’ counsel on Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia capital market transactions as well as US-registered and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings. In addition, Kenny has advised fund managers and issuers on the structuring and establishment of investment funds domiciled in Singapore as well as on regulatory aspects of managing investment funds outside of Singapore. 

In his career spanning more than two decades, Kenny has worked on several significant transactions. With respect to capital markets in Singapore, he has worked on the initial public offerings of various companies and entities including Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, Global Logistic Properties Limited, IHH Healthcare, EMAS Offshore Limited, and IREIT Global. He has also worked on various capital markets transactions in Indonesia and Malaysia including the initial public offerings of Mitra Pinasthika Mustika, Saratoga Investama Sedaya and PT Ciputra Property Tbk on the Indonesian Stock Exchange.

Kenny worked on various M&A transactions including acting for Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics Pte. Ltd. on the sale of 100% of the shares in Heptagon to ams AG for USD855 million. 

Before joining Drew, Kenny was a member of the Capital Markets team at Allen & Overy.

International legal ranking publications such as Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR1000 have ranked Kenny as a Leading Individual and Highly Regarded lawyer in Capital Markets. Clients praised Kenny for being a “very technically strong” lawyer and having “strong credibility in the market.”

About Drew & Napier’s Capital Markets Practice 

Drew & Napier’s Capital Markets Practice Group is a top-tier team specialising in varied and complex transactions in the equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and funds markets. We have extensive experience working across a wide range of market sectors. Our clients include domestic and international issuers and institutions, underwriters and managers in major primary and secondary equity offerings, fund managers, leading international promoters, and anchor investors. We offer our clients breadth of service and depth of expertise. Our knowledge of the Singapore market and our clients' business is complemented by our ability to approach problems from a range of perspectives.

To find out more about our Capital Markets practice, please click here.