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Project finance

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Food and beverage

Passawan Navanithikul advises local and international banks, corporations and other clients in banking, finance and project finance throughout the Asia Pacific region. Her practice includes domestic and cross-border acquisition finance, investment facilities, energy and infrastructure projects and asset-based lending facilities.

Weerawong C&P has a diverse and inclusive working environment, with equal opportunities in recruitment and advancement. The ratio of women to men lawyers is 50:50 and one third of the partners are women. The firm’s ‘Be the CEO of your own career’ program recognizes that the definition of hard work and a balanced life is different for each person. All lawyers are encouraged to define their goals, plan and adopt their work and routine accordingly to create a ‘well-designed life’. To support this, new technology systems have been implemented so that lawyers may work anywhere at any time. The program also involves individual reward and development plans which provide the opportunity for women to create their own ideal work life balance and professional development with the support of partners.

  • Advised Thai Beverage in the USD 5 billion financing for the acquisition of a stake in Saigon Alcohol Beer and Beverage Corporation by Vietnam Beverage, the largest acquisition financing deal in Thailand and Vietnam in 2017 
  • Advised BSR Joint Venture in the USD 1.9 billion financing in relation to the public-private partnership with the Mass Rapid Transit Authority for new monorail systems (pink and yellow lines) in Thailand
  • Advised Berli Jucker in the financing for the €3.2 billion acquisition and THB 88 billion tender offer facilities in the largest acquisition financing deal in Thailand in 2016, as well as the THB 88 billion refinancing for a majority stake in Big C Supercenter
  • Advised Green Earth Power on the financing for the largest solar power plant in Minbu, Myanmar

  • LL.M., Washington College of Law, USA, (1996)
  • LL.B. (Honors), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, (1991)