Singapore - Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow Enhances Its Debt Capital Markets Capabilities With Appointment Of Pallavi Gopinath Aney As Principle.
Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Singapore – Capital Markets
16 January, 2016
Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow, the member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Singapore, has strengthened its debt capital markets capabilities with the appointment of Pallavi Gopinath Aney as Principal. Pallavi previously worked at a magic circle firm in Singapore where she was part of the equity and debt capital markets group.
Pallavi has advised extensively on capital markets transactions involving India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and The Philippines. She has a strong track record in handling debt transactions such as investment grade, credit enhanced, high yield and other structured debt offerings. Pallavi's practice also covers equity-linked transactions such as convertible and exchangeable bond offerings, and liability management and bond restructuring transactions, including consent solicitations, exchange offers, induced conversions and tender offers.
Commenting on her arrival, Andy Leck, Managing Principal of Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow, said: "We are very pleased to welcome Pallavi to our Firm. Pallavi's arrival reflects our Firm's commitment to growing our debt capital markets capabilities and developing an area in which we see considerable interest from our clients in the region."
Head of the Finance & Projects Practice Group in Singapore and Asia Pacific Head of Banking & Finance, James Huang, said: “Pallavi's strong transactional experience adds to our strengths in handling complex, cross-border deals. In particular, her addition will reinforce our debt and equity-linked capital markets practice and enhance our offering to our clients."
Pallavi said: "Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow has a market-leading position in advising on cross-border transactions and has a very strong and unique platform in the region. I am excited to be joining the Firm and developing our debt capital markets platform as part of a team that is at the forefront of deal-making activity across the region."