Profile and Expertise
Sharon’s main areas of practice are corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate services and employment law.
Her focus is on private mergers and acquisitions and she has assisted numerous international and home-grown clients across various sectors in their cross-border merger and acquisition deals involving both asset and share purchases, from deal structuring to completion.
She also advises clients on corporate governance, administration and compliance matters. As part of this, she regularly assists multinational corporations in establishing their presence in Singapore, as well as clients with their shareholders’ agreements.
Taking a special interest in employment law she routinely assists clients in understanding the local laws and their obligations associated with the life cycle of an employment relationship in Singapore.
・Assisted a regional leader in the field of fibre reinforced polymer composite technology in its sale of the entire business in the Asia Pacific region to a Nasdaq-listed US corporation for more than S$50 million.
・Assisted a Swedish corporation (the world’s biggest maker of heat exchangers) in relation to its US$731 million acquisition of a fifty per cent share in a leading Danish corporation’s marine boiler business.
・Assisted a NASDAQ listed video delivery infrastructure provider in relation to its global acquisition of a leading provider of video production and play-out solutions provider in a transaction valued at more than US$274 million.
・Assisted a private equity firm in its acquisition of an entertainment retailing company’s stakes in its Singapore, Hong Kong and Greater China’s operations.
・Advised a leading micro-component solutions provider listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on its investment in a designer and manufacturer of micro-electro mechanical system based sensors, including advising the client on shareholding and control issues.
・Assisted a Fortune 500 multi-industry manufacturing leader with its acquisition of a leading global supplier of pump technologies.
・Assisted a private equity firm in its acquisition of an entertainment retailing company's stakes in its Singapore, Hong Kong and Greater China's operations.
・Assisted a NASDAQ listed supply chain and retail software provider in relation to its global acquisition program of a software developer.
・Assisted a global human resource information service provider in relation to its global acquisition of a premier human resource solutions provider.
・Assisted a NASDAQ listed and Fortune 500 staffing solutions provider in relation to its acquisition program in Asia.
Assisted a London Stock Exchange listed service provider in testing, inspection and certification of products, commodities and systems in relation to its acquisition program in Asia.
・Assisted a leading industrial services company headquartered in the Netherlands in relation to its acquisition program in Asia, including an acquisition of 60% equity in a scaffolding services company and advising on shareholding and control issues.
L.L.B., University of Leicester
Singapore / New York / England & Wales