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Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

Amy Beckingham

Hong Kong
  • 18th Floor, One Exchange Square
  • 8 Connaught Place, Central
  • Hong Kong
 
 

Amy Beckingham is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department and Private Equity Practice. Ms. Beckingham specializes in public and private M&A and joint ventures, acting for private equity and other financial investor clients on transactions throughout Asia, across a wide range of industry sectors. She has also advised private equity clients on their IPO exits in a number of jurisdictions across Asia.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Beckingham worked in the Hong Kong and London offices of a Magic Circle law firm for more than 10 years. During that period, she spent time on secondment to the M&A team of Ferrovial in Madrid and in the infrastructure team at 3i in London.

Ms. Beckingham's recent experience includes advising:

  • Vingroup Joint Stock Company on the joint venture between Vincommerce, a consumer retail unit of Vingroup which operates supermarkets, convenience stores, and farms, and Masan Consumer to create VCM Services and Trading Development Joint Stock Company, a Vietnam-based vertically integrated retail business
  • Vincommerce, a Vietnam-based conglomerate focusing on real estate development, retail, and services ranging from healthcare to hospitality, on an US$500 million investment by a consortium led by GIC
  • Asia Self Storage, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company, on the acquisition of 51% stake in Ministorage China Limited, a Hong Kong holding company of several self-storage facilities in the PRC
  • Warburg Pincus on the US$225 million investment in Converge ICT Solutions, a Philippines-based telecommunications provider
  • Lodgis Hospitality Holdings on the US$230 million acquisition of approximately 64.99% of shares in ACDL, a Canada-based real estate company and indirect owner of The Grand Ho Tram Strip, a resort hotel with casino and golf course in Vietnam
  • Warburg Pincus in its equity investment PT Achilles Advanced Systems (dba OnlinePajak), an Indonesia-based developer and operator of a web-based tax application
  • A private equity investor in its equity investment in Ant International, a China-based payment platform
  • Vingroup on the US$1 billion equity investment from SK Group
  • Trax Technology Solutions on its acquisition of Quri, a provider of crowdsourced instore conditions data for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Warburg Pincus and e-Shang Redwood Group on the proposed US$13 billion takeover offer for Global Logistics Properties Limited including US$9 billion financing package
  • Ruangguru Indonesia’s leading edtech business on its US$100 million, Series C funding round
  • Trax, a provider of computer vision and analytics solutions, on the funding rounds from Boyu, Hopu, and GIC
  • A private equity investor in its Series C investment into a Vietnamese fintech company
  • Warburg Pincus on its Series C investment in Trax Technology Solutions, a Singapore-based developer of image recognition technology
  • ESR Cayman Ltd on the US$1.5 billion Hong Kong-IPO and international offering, the third largest IPO in Hong Kong in 2019 and the largest RE IPO in ten years
  • Vinhomes Joint Stock Company, a Vietnam-based commercial developer, on its US$1.35 billion IEO and listing on the HOSE, the largest IEO in Vietnam to date
  • Vincom Retail Joint Stock Company and Warburg Pincus (as selling shareholder) on the US$740 million IEO and listing on the HOSE
  • Warburg Pincus on its joint venture with VinaCapital, to create a fully integrated hospitality platform including development, acquisitions, and operations across Southeast Asia
  • Macquarie Corporate Holdings on the acquisition by a consortium comprising China Resources and Macquarie of GenesisCare, an Australia-based operator of cancer and cardiovascular care centers
  • Warburg Pincus and Avic Trust as lead investors in the consortium acquisition of Singapore listed ARA Asset Management Ltd., a Singapore-based real estate fund manager for SGD1.7 billion
  • A consortium led by Warburg Pincus on its equity investment in GO-JEK, an Indonesia-based operator of a motorcycle taxi fleet and provider of delivery services
  • PT Matahari Department Store on its Block Trade of 58.358 million Ordinary Shares listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX)
  • Tesco plc on its US$6 billion sale of Homeplus to MBK Partners*
  • A Warburg Pincus portfolio company on a real estate joint venture in China*
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group on the US$938 million sale of the Intercontinental Hong Kong to a Gaw Capital led consortium*
  • CVC Capital Partners and HKBN Ltd. on HKBN’s US$870 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange*
  • OCBC on its US$5 billion acquisition of Wing Hang Bank Limited*
  • CVC on the leveraged buyout of The Executive Centre and its subsequent restructuring*
  • A Warburg Pincus led consortium on its initial and follow-on investments in Vincom Retail, the largest investment by international private equity into Vietnam*
  • Warburg Pincus Asia on the 2012 restructuring of the Titan Storage Group, which included the acquisition of the business out of liquidation and the subsequent sale to Guangdong Zhenrong Energy*
  • PepsiCo on its strategic alliance in China with Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp, a Hong Kong-listed company and one of the largest food and beverage companies in China*
  • CVC Capital Partners and PT Matahari Department Store Tbk on the US$1.3 billion Indonesian offering of shares of PT Matahari Department Store*
  • CVC Capital Partners and PT Link Net Tbk on the US$450 million offering of shares of PT Link Net Tbk on the Indonesian Stock Exchange*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

 
 
 
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