Siana Rachel Bell is an associate in the Singapore office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. Ms. Bell has experience in a range of corporate matters, including cross-border private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, and corporate advisory work.

Ms. Bell's experience includes advising:

  • Bain Capital Private Equity and its consortium partners on the €2.1 billion proposed public takeover of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, a global provider of fiber-based products*
  • Warburg Pincus on its minority investment in Visma, a provider of business-critical software, in a transaction valuing the business at an enterprise value of US$12.2 billion*
  • Metaswitch Networks, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and provider of virtualised network software and voice, data, and communications solutions for operators, on its sale to Microsoft Corporation*
  • Advanced, a portfolio company of BC Partners and Vista Equity Partners, on its carve-out acquisition of legal technology business Tikit Limited from BT*
  • Warburg Pincus on its sale of Accelya, a provider of financial and commercial solutions to the airline industry, to Vista Equity Partners*
  • Gazit-Globe Limited on the recommended €1.4 billion offer for Atrium European Real Estate Limited, an owner, operator, and developer of shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe*
  • Blackstone on its acquisition of the business and assets of Murka, a developer and promoter of social casino gaming applications for mobile devices and social media, based in Cyprus and Ukraine*
  • Granicus, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, on the acquisition of Firmstep, a provider of software for local authorities*
  • GIC on the acquisition of a UK real estate portfolio*Ping Identity, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, on the acquisition of Symphonic Software*
  • ABRY partners on its investment in the US$350 million capital raise by ERS*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili