Nishimura & Asahi
Tel: +66 2 168 8224
M&A; joint ventures; foreign direct investments; general corporate; international corporate finance; restructurings
As Thailand partner and the founder of the Bangkok office of Nishimura & Asahi, Jirapong Sriwat advises on a wide range of merger-and-acquisition transactions, joint ventures, foreign direct investments, general corporate, international corporate finance, and restructurings. His expertise is advising, structuring and leading complex transactions both within and outside of Thailand. He regularly represents, among others, Japanese, Thai and international investors, international investment banks, international private equity investors, hedge funds and international corporations and financial institutions.
His main areas of practice include public and private mergers and acquisitions (takeover rules), legal due diligence, joint ventures, fund raising, listings, block trades, stock exchange and securities exchange related laws, restructuring of shareholdings and general corporate advice. His additional areas of practice also cover banking and finance, renewable energy in Japan and Thailand, exchange control law, labour law, and debt restructurings. Before setting up the Bangkok office of Nishimura & Asahi in 2013, he worked with Linklaters for nine years.
Jirapong Sriwat obtained LLB with Honours from Thammasat University in 2004 and obtained a LLM in Corporate and Securities Laws with High Merits from London School of Economics in 2009.
He is also registered as an arbitrator of the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) with the areas of expertise in corporate M&A, joint venture, banking and finance, capital markets, debt restructurings and energy.