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Justin Tong

Counsel
Singapore

Justin Tong

As an experienced counsel, Justin Tong's practice focuses on advising international and local clients on complex cross-border M&A and private equity matters across Asia. Having previously worked in London and Hong Kong, Justin has significant experience advising corporates, financial institutions and private equity houses on strategic investments, leveraged buy-outs, disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and governance, regulatory and general commercial matters. Justin's particular area of knowledge and experience is in the consumer, TMT, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Industrial, and Oil and Gas sectors.

'Senior associate Justin Tong continues to play a key role in many of the team's most significant M&A deals. He is regarded as 'very articulate' and 'very meticulous' by market sources.'

Chambers Asia 2015

Representative Experience

Advising Navis Capital Partners on the sale of its majority stake in Classic Stripes, the largest manufacturer of automotive graphics in the world.

Advising JD.com, a PRC online retailer on the formation of an e-commerce and logistics joint venture in Indonesia with Provident Capital.

Advising on the acquisition of MFS Technology (S) Pte Ltd from MFS Technology Limited, a Singapore manufacturing company listed on the SGX.

Advising GE Healthcare on its U.S.$1.065bn acquisition of three healthcare business lines from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Advising Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., WestLB, HVB, UniCredit and Ta Chong Bank on the debt/equity swap of First Engineering Limited and sale to Anchorage Capital Partners.

Advising Trafigura Pte Ltd on its equity investment in Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited, an Indian refinery project - shortlisted for IFLR Asia Awards M&A 2013.

Advising Sojitz Corporation on its acquisition in Long Duc Investment Joint Stock Company which operates one of the largest industrial parks in South Vietnam.

Advising Hawksford Holdings Limited, a UK independent wealth structuring company, on its acquisition of Janus Corporate Solutions Pte Ltd in Singapore.

Advising Koch Industries on the reorganization of its Asia entities following its US$7.2 billion acquisition of Molex Incorporated.

Advising VocaLink on its strategic tie-up with The Clearing House for the development of a new, real-time payments system in the US.

Education and admissions

Education

  • (MA Hons) Law, Cambridge University, 2002

Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

2013-2016

Chambers Asia 2013-2015 – Associate to watch

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