INVESTMENT INDUSTRY & PLANTATION

Investment

We assist clients in their direct or indirect (through stock exchanges) investment in Indonesia and other countries. In this area, our legal and tax services include structuring investment plan for the purpose of establishing their presence in Indonesia; setting up joint venture arrangement including negotiation with partners or shareholders; starting and implementing the operation of the business including general corporate activities, corporate governance compliance and licensing; expanding business within and outside Indonesia; restructuring group of companies; assisting in corporate actions including domestic (listing at IDX)  or international (listing in SGX or HKEX) IPO, Right Issue, Bond offerings, either domestic, Regional (Mini IPO) or international 144A or Reg S offerings either listing at NYSE, SGX or HKEX, issuance of 10b-5 opinion, arrangement of cornerstone investors,  representing either the issuer, the sponsors, or the underwriters or the book runners, dealing with the relevant capital market institutions in Indonesia and other countries where the stocks or the bonds to be or is listed; assisting  the dissolution and bankruptcy, representing either company or the creditors;  assisting in financing transactions including project financing related to the investment either in conventional or sharia principle, involving single or syndication lenders.

Industry

We assist clients in preparing and negotiating business and operational agreements, land procurement, advising in trade and industrial regulations including free trade zones, industrial estates, special economic zones, bonded zones, and other related aspects. Our competences include providing legal advice pertaining to the technical regulatory institutions; assisting the client in obtaining investment and land permits, and operational licenses. framework; conducting legal due diligence as part of preparing our legal advice and legal analysis on the possibility of the industrial companies to be located in industrial estates, special economic zones, or bonded zones; forming special economic zones and bonded zones; coordinating, negotiating, and dealing with all third parties including government.

Plantation

We assist clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions for green-field projects, corporate restructuring, assets acquisitions includes advising, reviewing and drafting transaction documentation, setting up main subsidiary companies, negotiating drafts, managing overall transaction and preparing detailed legal summary analysis; coordinating and managing due diligence pre-closing preparation and post-closing integration activities; advise the Board of Directors and the Board of Commissioners of the main subsidiaries and joint venture companies; project financings with commercial banks and joint venture partners including trade financing, loan syndication agreement, bilateral loan agreement, drafting bank guarantee, fulfillment of conditions precedents and subsequent precedents, drafting corporate approvals; advice on good corporate governance practice, corporate compliance, operational compliances, managing licensing process and submission of various reporting requirements to authorities; involved in all legal operational matters as a commodity trading company and refinery business, includes drafting and/or reviewing related operational agreements, review trading contracts, prepayment contracts, advising on alternative dispute settlements, drafting HR agreements, tolling agreements and commercial agreements.