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Allan Tan

T: +65 6661 6835 Email Allan | Vcard Office: Singapore

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Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A

Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A

Allan Tan Partner

Contact details

Allan Tan

Allan Tan
Partner

T: +65 6661 6835 Email Allan | Vcard Office: Singapore

Allan is a partner at Virtus Law*. His main areas of practice are in equity capital markets, public and private mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance advisory.
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Allan graduated from the University of Buckingham in 1988, is a barrister-at-law of Gray's Inn and has a MA (in comparative business laws) from the London-Guildhall University. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1994. Allan started practice as a commercial and banking litigation lawyer in 1994 at one of Singapore’s premier firms.

In 1998, he joined Singapore Press Holdings Ltd as one of its legal counsels and has since focused on corporate and commercial transactional work.

Allan is an independent director of CNMC Goldmine Holdings Limited (a gold mining company listed on Catalist), Xyec Limited (a Japanese company listed on Catalist) and Avexa Limited (a bio-tech company listed on the ASX).

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.

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  • Public and private M&A

Advising Singapore based private clients in their investments into a coal mine in the United States and South Africa.

Advising Adventus Holdings Limited, a Singapore listed company in its due diligence investigation on its proposed acquisition of a tantalum mine in Australia.

Advising a Canadian based IT supply chain company in the receipt of financing from Deutsche Bank, London for its acquisition from Macquarie Bank for the financing of an Indian based IT components company.

Advising an US based private equity fund in investing into public companies in Singapore whose core businesses were in the mining and resources sector.

Advising a Singapore based private equity fund in subscribing for convertible bonds issued by several Singapore public listed and Australian public listed companies.

Advising a US led consortium in the establishment of an entertainment business based in Singapore, with sponsorship contracts entered into with MGM and its affiliated hotels in Sanya, China and Vietnam.

Advising major shareholders of 3 public listed companies in the disposal of their shareholding to new controlling shareholders. Scope of advice centered on complying with Singapore listing and take-over code requirements.

Acting as solicitors to the invitation from leading automation solutions provider HISAKA Holdings Ltd's listing on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.

Advising a shipbuilding group, JES International Holdings Limited, in their offering (comprising an international placement of shares in reliance on Regulation S and Rule 144A under the U.S. Securities Act and a public offering in Singapore) and listing on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.

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Advising GDF Suez Energy Services on its acquisition of Keppel FMO in Singapore.

Advising Singapore listed company, CNMC Goldmine Holdings Limited, in its acquisition of other mining concessions in Malaysia.

Advising Corporate Services Company, a Delaware-based TMT and IP rights management business, on its acquisition of the IP Mirror Group.

Advising a Canadian based IT supply chain company in its acquisition of the entire business and assets of a Singapore public listed company.

Advising the minority sellers in the sale of Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding Pte Ltd and Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding (Great China) Ltd (which own the Crystal Jade group of restaurants) to L Capital CJ Pte Ltd (part of the LVMH group).

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Awards

Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A

Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A

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