We have advised on a number of Thailand-related matters including advising a major national petroleum exploration and production company based in Thailand on their outbound investments, as well as multinational companies with their inbound investments in Thailand, working in close collaboration with leading Thai law firms. For more information on our Thailand-related experience, please contact:
Our key experience includes advising:
Prudential in relation to the entry into by Eastspring Investments, Prudential’s Asian asset management business, of a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Thanachart Bank to acquire a controlling stake in Thanachart Fund Management , Thailand’s 9th largest asset manager
FWD Group on its US$3 billion acquisition of SCB Life Assurance from Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank. This is the largest ever insurance M&A deal in South East Asia
FWD Life Insurance Public Company on its bancassurance collaboration with TMB Bank Public Company (TMB) in Thailand for an initial term of 15 years. The transaction was announced on 14 July 2017. The FWD group spans Hong Kong and Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance and employee benefits. TMB is a commercial bank serving wholesale, SMEs and retail customers with a branch network throughout Thailand
PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) and PTTEPI in relation to the conditional acquisition of a 22% stake in the Bongkot Project from Shell Integrated Gas Thailand and Thai Energy Company, both Shell subsidiaries
PTTEP on its successful takeover of Cove Energy PLC for US$1.9 billion (£1.2 billion). This transaction won the firm the Innovation in Corporate Law (Internationally headquartered law firms) Award at the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014 and it was ranked as ‘Commended’ in the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2014 Report in the Corporate & Commercial (Internationally Headquartered Firms) category. The deal was also nominated Deal of the year at the Financial News Awards for Excellence in Legal Services, Europe 2013 and the firm was short-listed for M&A Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2012 because of the transaction.