Joe Bauerschmidt has 25 years of capital markets and M&A experience, spanning more than 350 deals and successfully raising US$59 billion. His principal focus has been on securities offerings, liability management and restructurings in the public and private capital markets representing leading international investment banks as well as corporate issuers.

Joe also focuses on banking and financial institution sector deals, having worked on more than 30 capital markets offerings for financial institutions across Asia, as well as more than US$20 billion of completed and proposed M&A transactions for Asian financial institutions.

Joe's work in Singapore includes IPOs and other offerings for Temasek, CapitaCommercial Trust, K-REIT, Starhill Global REIT, Pacific Internet, OCBC, SATS, SIAEC, UTAC, ARA, and Abbey National and proposed offerings for Singapore Power, Samudra Energy, ECNet, BexCom, First Shipping Lease Trust and Catcha.com.

He has been engaged in Indonesian transactions since 1992, advising companies such as PT Berau Coal Energy Tbk, PT Freeport Indonesia, PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama (BUMA), PT Pertamina (Persero), PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, Niko Resources Indonesia, PT Yudistira Bumi Energi, PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk, PT Ciliandra Perkasa, PT Alam Sutera, PT Medco Energi International and PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP).

Joe has advised issuers and underwriters in structuring, negotiating and restructuring high yield bonds throughout Asia in Indonesia, China, Macau, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, India, and Vietnam as well as in Mexico, Canada, and the United States. He represented the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on its maiden sovereign bond offering, Finance Asia's bond deal of the year for 2007.

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