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Jennifer Chih

    LLB (Honours) (Singapore) (1995)
    Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1996)

    Corporate/ Commercial
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Capital Markets and Corporate Finance

:  +65 6827 5552
Jennifer is a senior lawyer with more than 17 years’ post-qualification experience. Her areas of practice encompass a range of corporate and commercial matters, such as mergers and acquisitions (M&As) of private companies and businesses, private equity fund-raising and joint ventures (including shareholders' agreements, sale of shares agreements and sale of business and asset agreements), corporate insolvency and restructuring. She also provides advice on employment laws. Prior to joining PK Wong & Associates, she was a partner with Deacons, an international law firm.
Jennifer has represented public and private companies, venture capital firms and multinational corporations in roles ranging from principal external counsel to local counsel for M&As and corporate governance-related projects. She has been the lead lawyer in the negotiation of company and business sales and purchases, and also has significant experience in transactions involving private equity fundraising.
Jennifer has spoken at conferences and seminars on topics relating to M&As, legal due diligence, employment law, contract drafting techniques and franchising. She has lectured and tutored on the topics of joint ventures and private equity investments in the International Corporate Finance course conducted by the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore. She has also tutored Commercial Practice and M&As in the Post-Graduate Practical Law Course conducted by the Board of Legal Education in Singapore.
Some of the M&A projects Jennifer has been involved in include:
  • Advising a UK-listed entity in connection with the simultaneous acquisition of subsidiaries in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dalian
  • Acting for a UK seller in respect of a divestment by tender of its food service business in Singapore, Greater China and Hong Kong, including the establishment of a virtual data room, preparation of proforma sale and purchase agreement and disclosure letter for the tender exercise and negotiation and completion of company share sale across three jurisdictions
  • Advising a leading American health care technology corporation in the divestment of its health care solutions business in Singapore to a Dutch multinational corporation
  • Advising on business transfer procedures, including goods and services tax, employee transfer procedures, assignment of intellectual property, lease transfers, contract novations, drafting employee transfer documentation, corporate resolutions and completion documentation
  • Advising a strategic investor group in the acquisition of a government-linked electrical and electronics business
  • Advising a Singapore-listed health care group in acquiring a strategic equity stake in Singapore and Malaysian hospitals
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Employment
  • Capital markets and corporate finance
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the National University of Singapore. She was admitted Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore in 1996.