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YANG Eu Jin

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Eu Jin is Partner and Co-Head of RHTLaw Asia’s Corporate & Capital Markets Practice and Head of the Education Industry Group.

Practice AreaAnti-Competitive NotificationAntitrustCapital & Corporate RestructuringCapital MarketsCommercialCommercial LawCompany LawCompetition LawCorporate & Capital MarketsCorporate & Commercial LawCorporate Compliance/GovernanceEnvironment, Social & GovernanceEquity, Debt & Hybrid Securities OfferingsForeign InvestmentGeneral Competition Law Advisory ServicesM&AMerger NotificationMergers & AcquisitionsPlacements, Rights Issues & Bonds IssuesPre-IPO InvestmentsPrivate Equity & Venture CapitalPrivatisations & DelistingsRegulatory ComplianceTakeovers & Mergers
Industry GroupConsumer BrandsEducationPrivate WealthTechnology, Media & Communications

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Background Information

Eu Jin has covered a wide spectrum of corporate and securities law-related work, with particular expertise in corporate finance and capital markets work, having advised many local and foreign enterprises seeking to undertake public listings (IPOs) and post-listing corporate action and fund-raising activities on the SGX. He also has experience in corporate banking, project financing, fund management, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, as well as regulatory and compliance matters, including regulatory requirements under the Securities and Futures Act and the Financial Advisers Act.

Eu Jin has been involved in SGX Mainboard and Catalist IPOs of many notable companies, including one of the largest K-12 international school operators in Singapore, a leading global integrated supply chain manager of agricultural products and food ingredients, a PRC pharmaceutical company engaged in the R&D, production, sales and marketing of cardiocerebral and non-cardiocerebral vascular drugs, a leading local provider of integrated circuit (IC) module assembly and testing services for contact and dual interface smart cards, and several companies in the marine and terrestrial logistics and transportation fields. He has also spent a number of years as General Counsel of a SGX Mainboard-listed company, overseeing on all legal, regulatory and corporate governance matters.

Education

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – National University of Singapore

Career Highlights

  • Acting for a leading global integrated supply chain manager of agricultural products and food ingredients for the Initial Public Offering and Listing on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited which gave the company a market capitalisation of approximately S$929 million.

  • Acting as legal adviser to a Singapore logistics company specialising in “clean room” transportation listed on the SGX-SESDAQ for reverse-takeover by a Singapore-based regional logistics service provider specialising in the provision of machinery and equipment relocation solutions.

  • Acting for a PRC pharmaceutical company as solicitors to the manager, underwriter and placement agent in the listing on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST. The IPO raised approximately S$51.6 million.

  • Acting as solicitors to the invitation in the listing on the Catalist of the SGX-ST of a comprehensive provider of integrated circuit (IC) module assembly and testing services for contact and dual interface smart cards.

  • Acting for one of the leading civil engineering firms in the world as solicitors for in its acquisition of a mechanical engineering consulting business in Singapore.
    Acting for Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd as Singapore counsel in the disposal of its shares in AFPD Pte Ltd to AU Optronics (L) Corp. The value of the deal was US$210 million.

  • Acting for KOP Properties Pte Ltd in the sale of East Coast (Cecil) Investment Pte Ltd which owned the commercial building known as “The Spazio’” (formerly known as ‘Dapenso Building’) for approximately US$14,565,000.

  • Acting as Singapore counsel to Dickson Concepts (International) Limited in the sale of its licences to sell “Polo” and “Ralph Lauren” branded products in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the PRC to Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation.

  • Acting as Singapore counsel for a leading SGX-ST Mainboard-listed PRC pharmaceutical company in a voluntary conditional cash offer and the subsequent delisting from the SGX-ST. The value of the transaction was approximately S$450 million.

  • Acting for Asia Pacific’s leading SGX Mainboard-listed marine offshore supply and logistics company, Sinwa Limited, on the disposal of its entire core business to a private equity and investment firm for a total value of approximately S$83.5 million.
    Acting for BreadTalk Group Limited in the acquisition of leading F&B and food court operator Food Junction Management Pte Ltd for a total value of approximately S$87 million.

  • Acting for SGX Catalist-listed PS Group Holdings Ltd, a leading importer and exporter of quality fasteners, on the Voluntary General Offer by PS Investment Pte Ltd and delisting from SGX Catalist.

  • Acting for Starnova Pte Ltd in the Voluntary General Offer for all the issued shares of SGX Mainboard-listed Luzhou Bio-Chem Technology Limited, a leading producer of maltose products in the PRC, and delisting from the SGX Mainboard.

  • Acting for SGX Mainboard-listed SK Jewellery Group Limited, a leading jewellery retailer, on the Voluntary General Offer by Orogreen Investment Pte Ltd and delisting from the SGX Mainboard.

  • Acting as Sponsor’s counsel in the Initial Public Offering on SGX’s Catalist Board by 5E Resources Limited, a leading provider of scheduled waste management services in Malaysia.

  • Acting in the sale of Singapore’s leading cold storage logistics company, Mandai Link Logistics, to US-based Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC.

  • Acting for Singapore Post Enterprise Private Limited, the investment arm of Singapore Post Limited, in connection with the acquisition of leading condominium delivery locker company, Parcel Santa Pte. Ltd.

  • Acting for SingPost eCommerce Pte. Ltd., a unit of the SingPost group specialising in the online sale of products, in connection with the divestment of its assets to ADA Digital, a unit of Malaysian Telecommunications conglomerate, Axiata Group Berhad.

Thought Leadership

  • Spoken at seminars organised by various specialist event organisers such as Lexis-Nexis Butterworths, CCH Asia, Asia Business Forum, and Terrapinn
    Written articles on corporate and securities law for legal publishers and publications such as Butterworths Tolley and Asian Legal Business.
  • Co-authored the Singapore Chapter in “” – Lexology  
  • Spoke with Conventus Law on "", 13 Oct 2021
    Co-authored "ESG factors are a 'must have' for all M&A transactions", The Business Times, 30 June 2021
  • Co-authored the article on "SPACs in Singapore: Game changer or reckless craze?", The Business Times, 30 June 2021

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