Kelly Teoh is an associate in the Singapore office of Latham & Watkins. She represents issuers and underwriters in a range of capital markets matters as well as clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Teoh also advises on general corporate matters, including compliance issues for listed companies.

Ms. Teoh's experience includes advising:

  • MakeMyTrip Limited in its acquisition of ibibo Group, an India-based company operating an e-commerce and online travel portal
  • MakeMyTrip Limited in its US$330 million private placement of shares
  • TPG Capital in the sale of its 50% stake in Myanmar Distillery, a Myanmar-based company involved in manufacturing alcoholic beverages
  • PLDT on the sale of a minority stake in Voyager Innovations, a Philippines-based developer of platforms for digital payments, digital finance, and marketing technologies, to KKR and Tencent
  • The underwriters in HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd’s US$1.33 billion initial public offering of shares on the NSE and BSE
  • Credit Suisse, DBS, and Standard Chartered, the joint lead managers and the underwriters of the issuance by Astrea V Pte Ltd of a US$600 million bond issuance backed by cash flows from a portfolio of private equity funds
  • Clifford Capital as sponsor, manager, and subordinated note investor, in the first infrastructure project finance securitization in Asia. The US$458 million issuance included four classes of Notes issued by Bayfront Infrastructure Capital and three classes of investment grade rated notes (Class A, B, and C Notes) listed on the SGX-ST. This transaction was awarded the Asia-Pacific Bond Deal of the Year and Asian-mena Deal of the Year in 2018, and Structure Finance and Securitisation Deals of the Year in 2019 at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards
  • Oxley Holdings in the establishment of its US$1 billion guaranteed Euro medium term note program, and subsequent offers of notes issued pursuant to the program
  • Neptune Orient Lines in its acquisition by CMA CGM S.A. by way of a US$2.4 billion pre-conditional voluntary general offer*
  • Neptune Orient Lines in its US$1.2 billion sale of APL Logistics Ltd to Kintetsu World Express, Inc.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Singapore

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, Singapore Management University