M&A; banking & finance; real estate; private equity; foreign direct investment
Troy Schooneman is a partner of Kudun & Partners and head of the firm’s international practice group. Troy is engaged primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, banking and finance, and general corporate law. With a career spanning more than 25 years in Asia, Troy has extensive experience in advising a broad spectrum of Thai and international public and private companies, private equity funds and government agencies, on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, project and corporate financings, real estate developments, energy projects, and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Kudun & Partners, Troy was a partner at White & Case in Bangkok and later at Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners, where he focused on domestic and cross-border investment and general corporate transactions for both Thai and international clients.
In 2019, Troy was named in Asia Business Law Journal as one of Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers. He has also been recognized as a leading lawyer in banking and finance, projects and energy by the Legal 500 (2009- 2014) and praised for his in-depth knowledge and experience of pan-Asian markets (the Legal 500, 2012) and respected for his expertise in corporate matters (IFLR100, 2014). He obtained his BA and LLB degrees from Monash University, Australia, and is admitted to practice law in Australia, Hong Kong and England. Troy has been based in Bangkok since 1999 and is fluent in Thai.