Jones Day (Singapore)

David P. Longstaff

Jones Day (Singapore)
Lawyer (Partner)

David Longstaff has been advising clients on M&A and private equity transactions throughout Asia for more than 20 years. His experience includes a wide range of complex cross-border transactions in a variety of industries. David’s practice encompasses international investments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets, private equity, venture capital, employment, and other corporate and financial transactions. David has advised numerous financial institutions and multinational companies on cross-border transactions, including Anglo-Chinese, CLSA, Hanson PLC, Hermes, HSBC, Hutchison, Korea Electric Power, MUI, PCCW, PCRD, Shell, Sherwin-Williams, Standard Chartered, Suez Energy, Sumitomo, Tanjong Plc, and Tomen. His venture capital clients include Baring Private Equity Partners, JAIC Asia Capital, and Pacific Century Ventures. Recent representative transactions include advising a consortium comprising of Petronas, ConocoPhillips, Singapore Petroleum, and Talisman Energy on a US$600 million investment in the South Sumatra to Singapore gas pipeline (the first participation by the private sector in the Indonesian gas transportation sector); Singapore Petroleum on its acquisition from El Paso of a 40 percent non-operated interest in the Sampang PSC; PCRD on its issue of an aggregate of US$350 million exchangeable bonds; Tanjong Plc on its US$528 million acquisition of CDC Group’s portfolio of power generation assets in Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka; and a consortium led by Suez Energy International and Korea Electric Power on their bid for the Philippine assets of Mirant Corporation comprising Mirant Sual, Mirant Pagbilao, and KEPCO Ilijian.

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