Joanna is experienced, prudent and efficient in delivering advice and formulating solutions in her field of corporate and corporate finance work
Joanna is a partner in the Singapore Corporate and Commercial Group. Her main areas of practice include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law advice and transactions.
Joanna’s corporate finance experience covers initial public offers of companies on the Singapore Exchange, rights issues, share placements, bonds and notes issues and other fund raising exercises for public companies in Singapore. She also handles takeover offers and reverse takeover transactions. Joanna regularly deals with the Singapore Exchange and other authorities on compliance, corporate governance and other securities law matters. Her work also involves drafting prospectuses, information memoranda and circulars for a variety of transactions involving public companies.
Joanna’s corporate portfolio includes domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity funding.
She also advises on banking and financing related matters with a particular focus working with clients in the aviation sector. She has acted in aircraft financing transactions, cross border secured debt financing and asset securitisation deals.
Joanna graduated from the Queen Mary College, University of London. In 1995, she was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law to the Bar of England and Wales. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Malaysia in 1996 and as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2001. Joanna is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London.