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Philippa English

T: +65 6622 9561 Email Philippa | vCard Office: Singapore

Philippa English Senior associate

Contact details

Philippa English

Philippa English
Senior associate

T: +65 6622 9561 Email Philippa | vCard Office: Singapore

Philippa is a corporate senior associate with merger and acquisition expertise who assists in all areas of corporate work, including private equity, capital markets and complex corporate restructurings.
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Philippa joined Stephenson Harwood after six years of corporate sector experience in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East for top international law firms. She has undertaken a number of client secondments for both large multi-national corporations and local government and has extensive cross border transaction expertise.

  • Public and private M&A
  • Corporate
  • Private equity and venture capital

iflix Group 

Advising the iflix group, a high-profile pan-Asian video-streaming service operating in 13 countries in Southeast Asia, on its sale of its assets to Chinese conglomerate, Tencent Holdings.

NMC Health

Advising NMC Health, an important and rapidly growing healthcare company based in Dubai and listed on the London stock exchange, on acquisitions of healthcare establishments in the UAE.

DMI Finance

Advising DMI Finance Private Limited, a Singapore and India based private credit fund, on the acquisition finance and underlying acquisition of a speciality chemicals business.

Triple P Capital

Advising Triple P Capital on its acquisition of Contemi Solutions and its controlling stake investment into The Praxis Company.

IntriCon Corporation

Advising IntriCon Corporation on its acquisition of Emerald Medical Services. IntriCon is a NASDAQ-listed US medical device business, and Emerald is a Singapore-based manufacturer of cost-effective complex catheters, with an international distribution network.

Duff & Phelps

Advising Duff & Phelps on its acquisition of RP Digital Security, a Singapore-headquartered company specialising in computer forensic investigations, digital security and eDiscovery across Asia.

Tech Mahindra

Advising Indian IT services firm Tech Mahindra Ltd. on its US$95 million acquisition of Born Group, a New York-based marketing and media solutions agency. 

AirAsia

Advising AirAsia Group Berhad, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Asia Aviation Capital Limited, on the US$768 million sale of Asia Aviation Capital Limited’s entire equity interest in Merah Aviation Asset Holding Limited.

Myanmar Investments International Limited

Advising Myanmar Investments International Limited on the disposal of its entire shareholding in Medicare International Health & Beauty (Medicare) to one of its joint venture partners for a cash consideration.

More: Public and private M&A

Advising both majority and minority shareholders on joint venture's including drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, advising on corporate structures from which to manage joint ventures and where required implementing such structures and relevant documentation.

Assisting a large multinational chemical company on its divestiture of a large part of its speciality chlorine business as part of a three year US$1 billion productivity drive which involved setting up new entity's, transferring assets and undertaking company disposals to third parties.

Campana Group

Advising on all of the regulatory aspects and fundraising steps for Campana Group, a well-known regional broadband sub-sea capacity provider.

General Mills

General Mills on the restructuring of its Häagen-Dazs business in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

Apollo Towers

Advising on all of the restructuring of Apollo Towers through BVI, Singapore and elsewhere as a consequence of new and existing investors, plus various rounds of subsequent mezzanine financing. We also advised on all aspects of the US$250 million debt facility which was made available to Apollo Towers by the United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

PAMEL

Advising on the recent acquisition of Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Limited (PAMEL) by a consortium led by TPG. Also advising on various and confidential regulatory and government issues in connection with PAMEL. This has involved significant liaison work on our part with various regulators including PTD, DICA and MIC.

iflix Group

Advising iflix, a subscription video on demand service focused on emerging markets on various matters in Laos, Indonesia and Malaysia.

More: Corporate

Philippa has represented various private equity funds on acquisitions, divestments, restructurings and fund raisings.

Creador

Advising Creador, a leading Asian private equity fund, on the sale of its minority interest in Cisarua Mountain Dairy (Cimory), a leading food and beverage product manufacturer in Indonesia.

AIGF

Advising ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund (AIGF), a Singapore headquartered private equity fund on its investment in a Philippines-based co-working and flexible workspace provider, KMC Solutions.

Myanmar Investments International Limited (MIL)

Advising MIL on its equity co-investments with TPG Capital, Tilman Holdings, and various others and others in Apollo Towers Myanmar (a leading provider of telecommunication tower infrastructure in Myanmar). Advice has included due diligence on the Apollo Group with  specific focus on Myanmar land title and regulatory issues, as well as general M&A advice in connection with the transaction.

Campana Group

Advising Campana Group, a well-known regional broadband sub¬sea capacity provider, on a US$80 million investment round led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

More: Private equity and venture capital

  • Private equity

Philippa has represented various private equity funds on acquisitions, divestments, restructurings and fund raisings.

Creador

Advising Creador, a leading Asian private equity fund, on the sale of its minority interest in Cisarua Mountain Dairy (Cimory), a leading food and beverage product manufacturer in Indonesia.

AIGF

Advising ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund (AIGF), a Singapore headquartered private equity fund on its investment in a Philippines-based co-working and flexible workspace provider, KMC Solutions.

Myanmar Investments International Limited (MIL)

Advising MIL on its equity co-investments with TPG Capital, Tilman Holdings, and various others and others in Apollo Towers Myanmar (a leading provider of telecommunication tower infrastructure in Myanmar). Advice has included due diligence on the Apollo Group with  specific focus on Myanmar land title and regulatory issues, as well as general M&A advice in connection with the transaction.

Campana Group

Advising Campana Group, a well-known regional broadband sub¬sea capacity provider, on a US$80 million investment round led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

More: Private equity

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