Philip Lee is an English and New York law qualified corporate partner. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance work including capital markets, complex restructuring, private equity and M&A transactions across the globe with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region.

Philip has been based in Singapore since 2006 and has advised clients in every major jurisdiction in Asia. He represents issuers, sponsors and investment banks in a variety of debt, equity and equity-linked capital markets transactions, including high-yield, investment grade, regulatory capital, corporate hybrids, Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions, SEC-registered offerings, Islamic financing, GMTN and EMTN programmes, privatizations and liability management exercises.

He is also particularly active in private equity and M&A transactions and has a focus on projects, energy and resources, consumer and healthcare, technology, real estate, infrastructure and construction sectors. He uses his multidisciplinary expertise to provide clients with valuable insight into complex transactions involving public and private elements, ensuring effective transaction planning, execution and compliance, whilst delivering commercial outcomes.

In addition, Philip has extensive experience advising on secured and unsecured bank financing transactions including leverage and acquisition financing, pre-IPO financing, mezzanine financing, project financing, refinancings and special situations transactions. 

Philip’s clients include corporates, leading banks, NBFIs and other financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities including sovereign wealth funds in their various transactions globally and in particular throughout Asia.