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Alun Evans

Partner

Singapore

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Alun Evans

Partner

Singapore

Alun’s practice focuses on M&A, joint ventures and restructurings across Asia, especially the ASEAN countries. He is based in Singapore with a regional ASEAN coverage, but has previously worked in both London and Tokyo.

He has a depth of experience in a variety of industry sectors, especially the financial services, consumer, food and beverage, infrastructure and health care sectors.

Other noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • MUFG on its USD783m acquisition of 20% of Security Bank of the Philippines.
  • Thanachart Bank on the sale of 50.1% of Thanachart Fund Management and TMB Bank on the sale of 65% of TMB Asset Management, both to Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc.
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland on the sale of retail and commercial banking assets in Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines to ANZ for USD550m.
  • Royal Sun Alliance on the sale of its insurance business in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong to Allied World Insurance for USD215m.
  • Jollibee on its investment in Titan Dining LP, a fund that acquired the Asia Pacific master franchise holder of the “Tim Ho Wan” Michelin-star dim sum restaurant chain.
  • Monde Nissin on its structured convertible bond issuance to a leading Asian sovereign wealth fund.
  • Emperador Group on: (i) its EUR275m acquisition of Spanish brandy assets from Beam Suntory Inc; and (ii) its GBP430m acquisition of the Whyte & Mackay Group from United Spirits.
  • Singapore Technologies Telemedia on its joint venture with StarHub Ltd. to develop a telecommunications, media and data centre facility in Singapore.
  • Keppel Corporation on its USD250m investment into Kris Energy, a leading ASEAN focused independent oil and gas exploration, development and production company with assets in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam and the related shareholder arrangements.
  • Nusantara Infrastructure and Providence Equity Asia on their joint acquisition of shares in Tara Cell Intrabuana and telecommunication tower assets in Indonesia from Komet Konsorsium.
  • Soho Group, one of the leading pharmaceuticals groups in Indonesia, on its joint venture with Fresenius in the generic prescription drugs manufacturing space in Indonesia.
  • UEM Edgenta Berhad, a leading hospital manager and healthcare facility services provider in Malaysia that is indirectly controlled by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, on the USD186m acquisition of Asia Integrated Facility Solutions, the holding company for the UEMS Group, a leading building manager and facility services provider in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Experience highlights

Office

Singapore

Allen & Overy LLP
50 Collyer Quay, #09-01 OUE Bayfront
Singapore
049321

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006

Academic

BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics, the University of Birmingham, 2001

Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Hons), Nottingham Trent University, 2002

LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003

News & insights

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Publications: 07 DECEMBER 2021

Great Fund Insights podcast: Perspectives on ESG in the Middle East with ESG consultant, Vasuki Shastry

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations to explore different perspectives on ESG in the Middle East with key industry players in the region.

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News: 06 DECEMBER 2021

A&O advised Optimum on the formation of a strategic EUR800 million joint venture with Blackstone

Allen & Overy has advised Optimum Asset Management (Optimum) and its managed fund Optimum Evolution Fund SIF - Property II, a Luxembourg-based regulated compartment, on the formation of a joint…

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Publications: 20 MAY 2020

Will Covid-19 coronavirus accelerate the "Tech" in FinTech across Asia-Pacific?

With the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic causing some nations to undergo lockdowns and the widespread implementation of social distancing rules restricting physical contact, financial institutions are…

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Publications: 06 MAY 2020

Impact of Covid–19 coronavirus on private fundraisings – key legal considerations for investors and issuers

Whilst the full impact on private fundraisings and the growth capital sector will not be seen for some time, it is clear that the days of free flowing cash for growth companies are coming to an end. 

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