WongPartnership

Myanmar

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

A member of the WPG regional network, WongPartnership in Myanmar is ranked among the top tier firms in the financial and corporate space. The firm has an office in Yangon.

The firm takes on clients from a diverse range of sectors including construction and engineering, aviation, telecommunication, real estate, hospitality, and food and beverages.

Key clients include Singapore Airlines, Chip Eng Seng Corporation, Sodexo Services Asia, Denko Petrochemical Management, and Andaman Alliance Healthcare.

Highlights from the past year include buy-side roles on acquisitions; roles for borrowers and lenders on project financing and refinancing deals; advice on joint ventures; and advice on the development of real estate and healthcare projects.

 

Deal highlights

Chip Eng Seng Construction S$50.1 million acquisition of Sembcorp Design and Construction

Sodexo Denko Petroleum Company $25 million loan facility

Services Asia acquisition of a 61.8% stake in Active Global Health Sciences Education Group

 

Client feedback

Banking

“Good response time and thorough work.”

 

M&A

"The firm's strengths include, among other things, good understanding of differences in corporate cultures/strategies and willingness to provide support, and a partner, Ms Suegene ANG is very good at giving simple/easy-to-understand explanations on rather complex issues and is fast to accurately understand our issues (considering our limited English communication skill)."

 

Karina Peng

“Karina is very thorough.”

 

Suegene Ang

“Ms ANG has good understanding of the country's legal system as well as how business is run in the country, and is very good at giving simple/easy-to-understand explanations on rather complex issues and is fast to accurately understand our issues (considering our limited English communication skill).”