Pauline Chong re-joins D&N as Head of Banking & Finance
02 Apr 2018
We are pleased to announce that Pauline Chong re-joins Drew & Napier today as the Head of our Banking & Finance practice.
Pauline has more than two decades of experience representing and advising clients on a wide range of local and cross-border loan and financing transactions. She has also acted for clients in mergers and acquisitions of local and foreign companies and general corporate and commercial transactions. More specifically, Pauline has worked on bilateral and syndicated loan facilities to borrowers from the ASEAN countries, the Asia Pacific region, and Europe. She has also advised clients on the financing of infrastructure projects including power plant and highway construction projects, property construction financing, ship financing, and loan restructuring and rescheduling.
Pauline has been involved in several notable transactions. She was the Singapore counsel for Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) in a multi-billion dollar financing transaction to fund its worldwide acquisition of General Electric’s plastics business. She acted for PT Bumi Resources Tbk in the landmark US$1.9 billion funding from Country Forest Limited, one of the world's largest and most reputable investment institutions wholly owned by the People's Republic of China, to refinance its existing indebtedness and fund its working capital and capital expenditure.
International legal ranking publication, Asia Pacific Legal 500 has ranked Pauline as a Recommended Lawyer in Banking & Finance.
About Drew & Napier’s Banking & Finance Practice
Drew & Napier’s Banking & Finance Practice is sought after as Singapore counsel in major local as well as offshore financing transactions and projects. The practice provides expert advice and representation across a wide range of financing and loan transactions. They include bilateral and syndicated loans, bond issues, acquisition financing and debt restructuring, and banking advisory and regulatory work. We are also heavily involved in project financing and real estate/construction financing deals in Singapore and have acted in some of the largest local plant and integrated resort financing projects as well as large residential prime commercial and retail real estate financing.
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