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Pallavi Gopinath Aney

Associate Principal
Baker & McKenzie Wong & Leow
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction

Biography

Pallavi Gopinath Aney is an associate principal in the Finance and Projects Practice Group at Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, focusing on debt capital markets. She has worked in Singapore for over 12 years and has prior experience working in India.

Chambers Asia Pacific commends her "solution-oriented, pragmatic" approach and she is highly rated by clients, who single out her "thoroughness and minute attention to detail." and note "She's a quality individual. I like to work with her." Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 states that Pallavi is "extremely strong on knowledge, professionalism and accessibility", and is "business-friendly and willing to work at solving problems."

Practice Focus

Pallavi acts for issuers, underwriters and sponsors in a wide range of capital markets transactions across the Asia Pacific region. She is experienced in Rule 144A and Regulation S international debt offerings, equity linked offerings of exchangeable and convertible bonds, and equity offerings. Pallavi also has significant experience in liability management transactions in the region, including advising issuers and dealer managers on consent solicitations, exchange offers, induced conversions and tender offers. She regularly handles and closes large and complex capital raisings and has been involved in several award winning transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk on its IDR4.0 trillion issuance of USD settled komodo bonds, pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A.
  • Advised the lead managers on the initial public offering of Mahindra Logistics Limited.
  • Advised Singha Estate Public Company Limited on its dual-track offering of USD 180 million of convertible bonds and USD 50 million of shares.
  • Advised Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group on its EUR 300 million notes offering.
  • Advised Jaiprakash Associates on an exchange offer and consent solicitation process.
  • Advised Videocon Industries Limited on an exchange offer and consent solicitation process.
  • Advised the underwriters on the debut offering of “masala bonds” by the Edelweiss group.
  • Advised Standard Chartered Bank on a consent solicitation exercise undertaken by Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte. Ltd. (in its capacity as trustee-manager for the Ascendas India Trust).
  • Advised each of Frasers Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, Frasers Centrepoint Trust, Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust and Frasers Centrepoint Limited on the establishment of their respective EMTN programmes.

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2008)