Marcus Lee is a partner in the Singapore office of Latham & Watkins. He represents clients in public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as issuers and underwriters in a range of capital markets matters. He has particular experience representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies, emerging companies, and in matters involving the infrastructure and energy sectors. Mr. Lee also advises on general corporate matters (including compliance issues for listed companies), corporate restructuring, capital restructuring, and venture capital financings.

Mr. Lee's experience includes advising:

    • Malton Berhad and its significant shareholder on the investment by Qatar Investment Authority into Regal Path, a joint venture entity, for the acquisition of the Pavilion Bukit Jalil mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) in its acquisition of a 80% stake in PT Holcim Indonesia, an Indonesia based producer and distributor of cement, ready-mixed concrete, and aggregates
    • Partners Group in its acquisition of SPi Global, a Philippines-based provider of outsourced services to education, science, technical, and medical research publishers
    • TPG Capital Asia in its acquisition of Quest Laboratories and Gribbles Pathology, the Asia-based pathological laboratories businesses of Healthscope
    • TPG Capital in its initial acquisition and subsequent sale of a 50% stake in Myanmar Distillery, a Myanmar-based company involved in manufacturing alcoholic beverages
    • Fullerton Healthcare, in its pending 60% acquisition of the Intellicare Group, a leading managed care provider in the Philippines
    • Pavilion Group in its sale of a 40% interest in a PRC shopping mall to Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board
    • 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
    • Tencent in its investment in MX Media, a service provider of OTT Video Aggregation and an offline media player through a mobile application under the name “MX Player”
    • GIC Private Limited in its minority investment into Flipkart Online Services, an India-based e-commerce company
    • United Engineers Limited in the sale of its 60% stake in Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. to Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd., by way of a merger
    • Golden Energy and Resources Limited’s consortium arrangements and acquisition of the Ravenswood gold mine from Carpentria Gold
    • PT Dian Swastatika Sentosa Tbk in its reverse takeover of United Fiber System Ltd through the sale of a 67% stake in PT Golden Energy Mines Tbk, an Indonesia-based coal mining company, to United Fiber System Ltd in consideration for the issuance of shares
    • PT Sinar Mas Tunggal and its subsidiaries, PT Dian Swastatika Sentosa Tbk and PT Golden Energy Mines Tbk, in the sale of PT Golden Energy Mines Tbk shares to GMR Infrastructure Ltd of India
    • Jurong Aromatics Corporation Pte Ltd in its joint venture amongst eight other shareholders, including SK Group as the key shareholder, to develop, own, and operate an aromatics plant in Singapore
    • Scomi Marine Berhad in its disposal of approximately 29% stake in CHO Offshore Ltd to Falcon Energy Group Limited
    • EDMI Limited on its proposed delisting and exit offer by its controlling shareholder, SMB United Limited
    • Barings Private Equity Asia in its privatization of Courts (Singapore) Limited

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Singapore


  • Graduate Diploma in Singapore Law, National University of Singapore, 2003
  • Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.), University of Nottingham, 2002