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Widya Rianita

T: +65 6622 9567 M: +65 9109 2418 Email Widya | vCard Office: Singapore

Widya Rianita Managing associate

Contact details

Widya Rianita

Widya Rianita
Managing associate

T: +65 6622 9567 M: +65 9109 2418 Email Widya | vCard Office: Singapore

Widya is a corporate managing associate in the Singapore office, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and commercial law. She represents both private and public listed companies across sectors such as energy, infrastructure, construction, e-commerce and hospitality.
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Widya also has experience in corporate restructurings and has assisted in a broad range of cross-border transactions in the region. In addition, she advises clients on day to day matters including commercial contracts, on-going compliance obligations and employment matters.

Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, Widya worked at the Singapore office of an international law firm and trained at one of the leading local law firms. Before reading law, she worked in the private wealth management arm of an international bank and as an equity specialist in Bloomberg L.P. Her past experience in the financial industry enables her to manage transactional work and provide insightful advice in corporate related matters.

Widya is fluent in English and also in spoken and written Bahasa Indonesia and Malay. She has used this to great effect when working on Indonesia matters and building a business and professional network within Indonesia.

  • Foreign direct investment
  • Public and private M&A
  • Corporate

ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund

Advising private equity fund ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund on its FDI issues relating to its regional investment in KMC Solutions, a Philippines-based co-working and flexible workspace provider .

Fortune 500 global logistics company

Advising a fortune 500 global logistics company on its investment entry into Indonesia including obtaining FDI related licenses to operate its logistics business and advising on FDI limits and requirements.

Finch Capital and Sovereign Capital

Advising Finch Capital and Sovereign Capital on several rounds of FDI investments into an Indonesian based gift card and customer retention platform serving various markets in Southeast Asia and the United States.


Advising Refinitiv on its acquisition of AlphaDesk, a multi-asset class and multi-currency OMS platform to deliver integrated workflow solutions.

DMI Finance Private Limited

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

Delmar Systems

Advising Delmar Systems, a global supplier of offshore mooring services, on regional aspects of its global acquisition of Vryhof including on compliance matters relating to its FDIs in the region.

Global asset manager and private equity fund

Advising a global asset manager and private equity fund, in connection with FDI issues relating to the proposed sale of their investments in India.

Private equity fund

Advising a private equity fund based in Asia in connection with the FDI issues arising from the sale of their interest in a premium supermarket chains in Malaysia.

Active private equity fund

Advising an active private equity fund, Creador, in connection with their FDI issues relating to several private equity acquisitions, disposals and restructuring in Indonesia including on investment and divestment conditions and restrictions.  

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Widya's wide-ranging experience across sectors and involvement in the full lifespan of a M&A deal, enables her to provide seamless and comprehensive advice that takes into consideration the broader aspects of a transaction.

Key experience includes:

Advised PT Harum Energy, a mining company, in its share and asset acquisition of Sanga-Sanga PSC from ENI. This is PT Harum Energy 's first entry into the upstream oil and gas industry in Indonesia.

Acted for a fund manager with a particular focus in real estate business in a joint venture arrangement with an internationally recognised hotel operator to develop a portfolio of hotels and serviced apartments in India.

Advised a national oil company on its potential acquisition of offshore oil and gas assets in Malaysia owned by a global oil exploration and production company.

Assisted listed companies in the SGX Mainboard in their merger and acquisition transactions and corporate action, including share consolidation, share buy-back and interested person transaction mandates.

Advised private companies carrying on business in e-commerce industry on their applications for listing of securities on a regional stock exchange, which included advising on its internal restructuring plan, due diligence exercise, employee stock options.

Advised one of the leading integrated healthcare providers to acquire a medical clinics and laboratory business in South East Asia.

Advised Danfoss on the US$3.3 billion acquisition of Eaton Corporation Plc’s hydraulic business across 43 jurisdictions.

Advised a Japanese chemical company on a number of its distributorship, commission and rental agreements entered with its distributors across Asia Pacific.

Advised a global retail organisation on the procurement of various types of goods and services including customising procurement templates for logistics, facilities management and warehousing services.

Advised an international boutique hotel management group on all areas of their legal issues pertaining to the management of their various properties and their day to day business, including potential collaborations with hotel owners globally, employment issues and the preparation of various operational agreements.

Advised a SGX-listed industrial equipment provider on an exclusive agreement to distribute self-erecting cranes in several Southeast Asia countries.

Advised China Road and Bridge Corporation on an operation and maintenance contract of a standard gauge railway project in Kenya.

Advised a venture capital firm on a shares and token offering for a US$66 million portfolio of high growth technology companies.

Advised a private equity fund and its portfolio company on a follow on investment in a company providing gift card and loyalty program processing technology.

Advised Aura Group in establishing its first aviation fund, including fund formation and the fund’s investment.

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  • Indonesia

Advised PT Harum Energy, a mining company, in its share and asset acquisition of Sanga-Sanga PSC from ENI. This is PT Harum Energy 's first entry into the upstream oil and gas industry in Indonesia.

Advised a national oil company on the potential acquisition of shares in a lubricants plant in Indonesia.

Advised an international business process outsourcing company on due diligence in relation to a project to develop factories to breed and process insects in Medan, Indonesia.

Advised Danfoss on the US$3.3 billion acquisition of Eaton Corporation Plc’s hydraulic business across 43 jurisdictions.

Advised Creador, a leading Asian private equity fund, on a series of investments and exits in South East Asia including the recent sale of its minority interest in Cisarua Mountain Dairy (Cimory), a leading food and beverage product manufacturer in Indonesia.

Advised a multinational bank in its various security enforcement action in Indonesia.

Advising a global freight-forwarding and multimodal transportation services company to establish its joint venture in Indonesia.

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