Shook Lin Bok LLP


Firm Profile


Shook Lin & Bok’s leading Capital Markets Practice which comprises two sub-practices – Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets – advises on a comprehensive range of capital fund raising products, derivatives and structured products. The Practice regularly works with and taps on the experience and expertise of our other practices in complex transactions that span multiple areas of the law to provide our clients with the most effective solution that meets their business requirements. Our clients include banks, underwriters and arrangers, private equity houses, fund managers, as well as multi-national corporates.


Equity Capital Markets


Our Equity Capital Markets Practice covers a full range of equity and equity-linked transactions, including initial public offerings (IPOs), delistings, secondary offerings, preferential offerings and rights issues.


The Practice is also experienced in advising Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), having been involved in almost all of the REITs listed in Singapore and their secondary offerings.


Debt Capital Markets


Our Debt Capital Markets Practice regularly advises on debt programmes (Medium Term Notes, Commercial Paper & Certificates of Deposits); bank regulatory capital instruments, standalones, private placements, as well as convertible and exchangeable bonds.


Besides being one of the leading advisers for retail structured note programmes, we also advise on securitisation and structured finance transactions, and work closely with financiers, originators, issuers, trustees and credit support providers on products such as rated and unrated commercial and residential mortgage (and receivables) backed securities and securitisation programmes.




“This firm offers high-calibre advice across both debt and equity deals, including MTN programmes, convertible bonds, secured bonds, REIT listings and IPOs… Sources say: ‘Very responsive, with good industry knowledge.’ ‘Its work was so well done that there was little work to be done on our part; Shook Lin cared about its relationship with its client and made the client its number-one priority’.” Chambers Asia 2013




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