Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper

Partner, Singapore

Email mark.cooper@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +65 6302 7140

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate

"Excellent. One of the top PE lawyers in Singapore with an excellent understanding of the market and an in-depth knowledge of the law."

IFLR1000 2018

Trusted by clients to deliver solutions in efficient and effective ways, he is the lawyer you want with you as you navigate the jurisdictions comprising the fast-developing ASEAN region.

Mark Cooper is "one of the best corporate lawyers in the market". In 2016, Asian Legal Business listed Mark in its "40 Under 40" list showcasing "40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region".

Trained in London, Mark has been in Asia for several years. He is head of the firm's Indonesia desk and works regularly on transactions in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. Mark's transactional experience encompasses all of the key sectors for the region.

If you are looking at a corporate transaction in the region, Mark is the lawyer to help you execute it.

Awards and recognitions

2018

Recognised Practitioner
Chambers Asia Pacific

2018

Corporate/M&A: International (Singapore)
Chambers Asia-Pacific

Education and admissions

Education

Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2002

LL.B. Law, University of Bristol, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

Representative experience

Advised Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and GIC on the US$1.3bn public tender offer for 31% of Energy Development Corporation.

Advising GE on the acquisition of Keppel Group's interest in GE Keppel Energy Services.

Advising on the proposed formation of an e-commerce and logistics joint venture in Indonesia.

Advised the PINAI fund on two solar acquisitions and the formation of two solar joint ventures in the Philippines.

Advised J Trust on the acquisition of Bank Mutiara.

Advised LeapFrog on the disposal of its interest in Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Advised the PINAI fund on wind farm and coal joint ventures in the Philippines.

Advised Tereos on the acquisition of a 50% interest in FKS Capital and the formation of an Indonesian corn starch joint venture.

Advised PSP in relation to the acquisition of ING Korea.

Advised Standard Chartered PE on various investments, disposals and joint ventures in Asia and Africa.

Advised an investor on a secondary cornerstone investment in PT Matahari Department Store.

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