Eng Wee Chong
Eng Wee has more than a decade of experience in corporate law with leading law firms in Singapore and as in-house counsel with prominent companies listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ('SGX-ST'). His expertise spans corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, China, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, banking and finance, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance, corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial. Other than heading the Corporate team at Kennedys Legal Solutions, Eng Wee is currently also an Independent Director at 2 SGX-ST listed companies. He was previously the Representative for the Shanghai Representative Office of an international law firm, and the joint Company Secretary of three SGX-ST main board listed companies.
Eng Wee has advised listed companies, issue managers, underwriters and placement agents, private equity funds, multinational corporations, high net-worth individuals and small and medium enterprises on a wide range of corporate, capital markets and private equity transactions including initial public offerings, pre-IPO investment, dual listings, reverse takeovers, public takeovers, de-listings, rights and warrants issues, placement, local and cross border acquisitions and disposals of shares and assets, downstream investment and compliance by private equity funds, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and various corporate actions by listed companies.
He also has experience advising on various cross-border transactions with PRC elements, and frequently advises listed companies on their regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues.
Eng Wee has acted for borrowers on facility loans and security documents and has also been involved on corporate real estate transactions involving sale and lease back of land and buildings, and acquisitions and disposals of office, commercial and residential buildings.
He has been ranked as one of Singapore's Top 40 Most Influential Lawyers aged under 40 by Singapore Business Review in 2015.