Jacinda Wong

Associate Director

DID: 68275579
Email: jacinda.wong@pkw.com.sg

Lawyer’s Profile

Jacinda’s practice areas encompass mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate restructurings and general corporate advisory work. She has broad transaction experience across industries and jurisdictions, and her clients span local and foreign individuals, private and public companies and multinational corporations. She was previously appointed company secretary of an SGX Mainboard listed company. Jacinda was called to the Singapore bar in 2007, and was a partner at one of the large law firms in Singapore prior to joining the firm in 2016.

Significant Matters:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acted in the merger of five distributors in the beverage industry and related joint venture and master distributorship between the consolidated distributor and brewery
  • Acted as purchaser’s counsel to a Luxembourg-headquartered laboratory group on its local and regional transactions as part of its growth track in Asia, including the acquisitions of Singapore targets in the clinical, pharmaceutical and chemical testing industries
  • Acted as vendor’s counsel on the sale of a Singapore target to a Japanese group, involving statutory amalgamation, communications with local authorities and the sale and purchase transaction
  • Acted as vendor’s counsel on the sale of a Singapore target to a Singapore public listed company, involving the prior restructuring of shareholding and Indonesia land holding structures and land transfer

Capital Markets

  • Acted as issuer’s counsel in Reverse Take-Overs, including a RTO involving the acquisition of Indonesian coal mining assets and a RTO involving the acquisition of Chinese medical assets
  • Acted as issuer’s counsel on initial public offerings, including the IPO of a specialist engineering group and the IPO and spin-off listing of a marble resource group on the SGX
  • Acted in the rights issues of shares or warrants, private placements, capital reductions, share buybacks and other corporate actions of Singapore public listed companies

Restructuring, Projects, General Corporate and Commercial

  • Regularly acts on multi-jurisdictional and cross border projects such as global restructurings, reorganizations and cross border project management, working with legal, tax and finance teams from the UK, Netherlands, Sweden, France and ASEAN particularly Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Regularly acts on joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and private equity investments, and regularly provides general legal and corporate support services including advising on compliance matters and corporate secretarial services. Has experience with transfer pricing matters, working across service lines for the tax benchmarking analysis and formulation of intercompany agreements