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Investment Funds

DFDL is adept in handling private equity matters as part of the Investment Fund practice, advising on formation, structuring and regulatory issues.
We have significant experience advising fund managers, sovereign wealth funds, commercial banks and investors based throughout Asia on fund formation, fund management, private equity funds and investments and divestments in sectors such as real estate, technology, media and telecoms (TMT), education, manufacturing, environment and energy, across our jurisdictions. We also advise on regulatory and compliance issues related to investment funds.

How we can help:

  • Fund formation and fundraising;
  • Fund investments;
  • Secondary transactions;
  • Regulatory compliance for private funds;
  • Buy-outs, minority investments and bolt-on investments;
  • Divestments and exits;
  • Growth equity transactions; and
  • Recapitalizations.

Key Credentials

  • UBS Group, an investment banking group, in relation to its investment in the series E financing round of Tiki, one of the largest e-commerce companies in Vietnam.
  • Goodwater Capital, a next generation venture capital firm, on its participation in Momo’s Series D (undisclosed amount) and Series E financing rounds (USD 200 million).
  • One of the largest private equity funds in the world, in their first investment in Bangladesh the first foreign direct investment in the telecommunication and towers space.
  • InsuResilience Investment Fund, in connection with a move to acquire a minority share in insurance firm, Forte Insurance (Cambodia), a push to expand into Cambodia’s growing agricultural insurance market.
  • Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility, a trust fund of the Asian Development Bank, which acted as guarantor to the holders of US$70 million equivalent of Thai Baht bonds issued by Yoma Strategic Holdings.

Key Contacts

Partner, Head of Regional Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
Cambodia
+855 23 210 400
Partner, Managing Director, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
+880 18 1924 7048

Insights

Intelligence from the DFDL legal team

Investment Funds
Jul 3 2024

Bangladesh – Unlocking Bangladesh Investment: Your Simplified 2024 Guide

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Compliance and Investigations
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Investment Funds
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Navigating Indonesian Investment with Jade Hwang: A Han Kun Law Offices (Singapore) Webinar Insight

On May 3rd, Han Kun Law Offices (Singapore)’s webinar shone a spotlight on the vibrant investment climate of Indonesia, featuring…
Investment Funds
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand and China: Current Opportunities and Challenges

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Investment Funds
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Anti-Trust and Competition
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Investment Funds
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Breakfast Discussion on Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam

DFDL is pleased to invite you to an exclusive Breakfast discussion on Wednesday 20th March, from 8:00am to 10:00am, to…
Investment Funds
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International Tax Planning for Structuring Investments in Vietnam

Jack Sheehan, Partner and Head of the Regional Tax Practice Group at DFDL explores the key tax issues and opportunities…