Cherine Teh is an associate in the Singapore office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Ms. Teh specializes in private and public M&A, and also advises on a variety of corporate transactions, including private equity, regulatory compliance, and corporate restructuring. 

Prior to working in Latham, Ms. Teh worked for a leading Singapore law firm where her practice focused on private M&A, corporate restructuring, and bancassurance.

Ms. Teh's recent experience includes advising:

  • Searchlight Capital Partners, a transatlantic private investment firm, on its minority investment in Synergy Marine Group, a leading global ship manager and provider of end-to-end maritime solutions headquartered in Singapore
  • Evolution Data Centres, a Singapore-based data center developer, on its programmatic joint venture with Warburg Pincus for the development of sustainable hyper-scale data centers in the fast-growing cloud markets within Southeast Asia
  • Ascential PLC, the specialist information, analytics, and e-commerce optimization company, on its acquisition of Intrepid E-Commerce Services, an e-commerce services platform with operations in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Hong Kong
  • Tybourne Capital Management on a US$96 million Series C investment into Kopi Kenangan, Indonesia's fastest growing New Retail F&B chain
  • Baring Private Equity Asia on its US$150 million investment into Virtuous Holdings Pte Ltd, an international content production company specializing in video game development and 3D art production
  • A consortium comprising Koh Boon Hwee and Novo Tellus on the privatisation of Singapore-listed Sunningdale Tech Ltd by way of a scheme of arrangement. Sunningdale Tech Ltd is a leading manufacturer of precision plastic components with a presence across various industry segments including automotive, consumer, IT, and healthcare*
  • ARA Asset Management Group in connection with its acquisition of stapled securities of Cromwell Property Group (Australia) by way of a creep acquisition and a partial offer*
  • Temasek on the consolidation of four of its affiliated asset management companies, with a combined asset under management of approximately SGD75 billion*
  • Great Eastern on the US$28 million acquisition of PT QBE General Insurance, the Indonesian general insurance arm of QBE*
  • Singapore Post Limited on its SGD39 million divestment of its interest in Indo Trans Logistics Corporation, a Vietnam logistics company*
  • NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited on its joint venture with Providend Holding Private Limited relating MoneyOwl Private Limited, a financial adviser and fund management company*
  • Ayeyarwady Bank Limited, on a bancassurance arrangement with AYA Myanmar General Insurance Company Limited, a non-life insurance company and a related entity of Ayeyarwady Bank Limited. The bancassurance was established in connection with a wider joint venture with Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.*

*Matter handled prior to joining the firm

Bar Qualification

  • Singapore


  • LPC (Distinction), University of Law, 2015
  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Manchester, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English