Melli Darsa & Co

Indonesia

Address:
Menara Standard Chartered, 19th Floor
Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio No. 164
Jakarta 12930
Indonesia

+62 21 2553 2019

+62 21 2553 2020


Key contacts:

Founder & Senior Partner: Melli Darsa
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Senior Of counsel: Manarihon SM Ondi Panggabean
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Junior Partner: Kusumohadiani
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Junior Partner: Indra Allen Nasution
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Junior Partner: Robertus Kusuma Adinugraha
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Junior Partner: Perdana Arning Saputro
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Managing Associate: Vindy Olyvia
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Managing Associate: Michael H. Giovanni
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 29
Network memberships: PwC
Languages: English, Indonesian


Melli Darsa & Co. was established in 2002 and since that time has built a strong reputation as advocates and legal consultants, providing value-added advice on the complexities and challenges of the Indonesian legal environment to both inbound investors and Indonesian corporates.

Effective 17 July 2017 Melli Darsa & Co. has joined the PwC network of firms complementing the assurance, tax, financial advisory and business consulting services provided by PwC Indonesia.
 
We bring together the best of our specialists in Legal services and other disciplines such as tax, consulting, assurance and deals to work alongside you as trusted business advisers.
 
We provide responsive high value services through the provision of cutting edge legal solutions to support and facilitate legal developments in Indonesia. We work with you to understand your commercial objectives. We express our advice in commercial terms and offer you seamless end-to-end service across the life cycle of your project.
 
We structure and manage transactions from start to finish. Our aim? To help you navigate today's complex legal requirements with a forward-looking edge within your broader business needs.
 
While technical excellence is at the core of what we do, the breadth of our business and market insight differentiates us from traditional law firms to deliver clients an unparalleled focused, integrated service.
 
Our core value is providing excellent legal services, putting client needs and priorities first, continuously improving our legal services and doing business ethically.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Meet the team.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Melli Darsa
melli.darsa@id.pwc.com

Kusumohadiani
diani.kusumohadiani@id.pwc.com

Indra Allen Nasution
indra.allen@id.pwc.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Represented K F Fjellsikring AS in the selling of 95% shares in its Indonesian subsidiary which operates mini hydro power plants in Indonesia;
  • Represented Teijin Limited in the Purchase of 49% shares in PT Teijin Du Pont Films from E.I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company;
  • Represented PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk group in the Selling a mall located in Bali to one of Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust’s subsidiary;
  • Represented CIMB Group Sdn Bhd in the divestment of 51% shares owned indirectly in PT CIMB Sun Life, a life insurance company in Indonesia.

Capital Markets and Securities:
Melli Darsa
melli.darsa@id.pwc.com 

Kusumohadiani
diani.kusumohadiani@id.pwc.com

Danar Respati Sunartoputra
danar.sunartoputra@id.pwc.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Represented PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk in the Issuance of Rp.2.000.000.000.000 8.7% Indofood Sukses Makmur Bonds VIII Year 2017 due 2022 listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange;
  • Represent UBS AG, Singapore Branch and Morgan Stanley Asia (Singapore) Pte in the Issuance of US$250,000,000 5.0% Senior Notes Due 2024 Issued by Pakuwon Prima Pte. Ltd.;
  • Represented PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk in the The first tranche of continuing public offering of subordinated bonds with the proposed amount to be collected of IDR 14 trillion;
  • Represented Merrill Lynch (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., BNP Paribas, Singapore Branch, Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, UBS AG, Singapore Branch and Credit Suisse (Singapore) Pte. Ltd in the Issuance of US$425,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the 6.75% per cent Senior Notes due 2026, issued by Theta Capital Pte. Ltd.;
  • Represented UBS AG, Singapore Branch in the Issuance of US$245,000,000 6.625% senior notes due 2022 issued by Alam Synergy Pte. Ltd;
  • Represented Citigroup Global Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd and UBS AG, Singapore Branch in the Offer to Purchase by Global Prime Capital Pte. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk for cash any and all of the outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020 issued by the Issuer and unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk and certain of its subsidiaries; and Issuance of US$200,000,000 5.50% senior notes due 2023 issued by Global Prime Capital Pte. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk, and unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk and certain of its subsidiaries;
  • Represented Citigroup Global Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, Merrill Lynch (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and Credit Suisse (Singapore) Limited in the Issuance of US$260,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the 7.0 per cent Senior Notes due 2022, forming a single series with the US$150,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 7.0 per cent Senior Notes due 2022, of Theta Capital Pte. Ltd. unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk and certain of its subsidiaries;
  • Represented PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk in the Issuance of Continuing Subordinated Bonds II Bank Maybank Indonesia with target fund collected of Rp3,000,000,000,000 and Continuing Sukuk Mudharabah I Bank Maybank Indonesia with target fund collected of Rp1,000,000,000,000. The Second Tranche of (i) Continuing Subordinated Bonds II Bank Maybank Indonesia 9.625% per annum due 2023 in aggregate principal amount of Rp800,000,000,000 and (ii) Continuing Sukuk Mudharabah I Bank Maybank Indonesia with nisbah 37.27% due 2019 in aggregate principal amount of Rp700,000,000,000.       

Corporate Advisory:
Melli Darsa
melli.darsa@id.pwc.com

Indra Allen Nasution
indra.allen@id.pwc.com
 
Perdana Arning Saputro
perdana.saputro@id.pwc.com
 
Vindy Olyvia
vindy.olyvia@id.pwc.com
 
Michael H. Giovanni
michael.giovanni@id.pwc.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advise PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk in its general corporate legal matters;
  • Advise PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk in relation to its general corporate legal matters;
  • Advise PT TNT Skypak International Express in its general corporate legal matters including its licensing, employment and customer claims issues;
  • Advise PT Bank DKI in relation to standardization of banking agreements and risk participation agreement;
  • Advise Live Nation in relation to  establishment of Indonesian subsidiary and its licenses and day-to-day operations and cooperation with Indonesian partners;
  • Advise PT JTrust Investments Indonesia in its general corporate legal matters including its licensing, employment and enforcement of collaterals issues;
  • Advise Frasers Hospitality Investments Indonesia on in its general corporate legal matters including its licensing, employment and management agreements issues;
  • Advise PT Lippo Cikarang in relation to agreements of the construction of the development property project;
  • Advise China Export & Credit Insurance regarding relevant regulations and licensing of geothermal power project in Indonesia;
  • Advise Novartis in relation to electronic signature regime in Indonesia;
  • Advise PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk in relation to conflict interest transaction.

 

Finance:
Melli Darsa
melli.darsa@id.pwc.com

Kusumohadiani
diani.kusumohadiani@id.pwc.com

Perdana Arning Saputro
perdana.saputro@id.pwc.com

Vindy Olyvia
vindy.olyvia@id.pwc.com

  • Recent transactional highlights:
  • Represented Asian Energy Investment Pte. Ltd. in the Convertible loan facilities granted to an Indonesian company domiciled in Surabaya engaging in machinery manufacture business;
  • Represented Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited and Export-Import Bank of China in the US$270,460,000 Term Facility Agreement relating to the Bengkulu Coal Fired Steam Power Plant 2x100 MW granted to PT Tenaga Listrik Bengkulu;
  •  Represented PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk in obtaining bilateral loan agreement from one of Indonesian bank – November 2016;
  • Represented PT Bank Mandiri (Pesero) Tbk., PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk., PT Bank Syariah Mandiri in the Granting of Sindicated Loan to PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk’s subsidiary;
  • Represent PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk in a syndicated loan deal in the amount of US$115,000,000 from Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore Branch, and UBS AG, Singapore Branch.

Employment:
Robertus Kusuma adinugraha
robertus.adinugraha@id.pwc.com

Recent transactional highlights: 

  • Advised PT Now Indonesia in termination of employment relationship related matters;
  • Advised PT UPC Renewables Indonesia in (i) reviewing their employment related documents e.g. Company Regulation, Employment Agreement; and (ii) compliance issues (HR related matters);
  • Assisted PT Tata Consultancy Services Indonesia in reviewing their Company Regulation and all HR related documents;
  • Advised PT Suzuki Finance Indonesia in employment related matters;
  • Advised PT Redknee Indonesia in (i) termination of employment relationship related matters; and (ii) preparing termination documents;
  • Assisted Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. in drafting the Company Regulation.  

Litigation & dispute Resolution:
Manarihon SM Ondi Panggabean
ondi.panggabean@id.pwc.com
 
Robertus Kusuma adinugraha
robertus.adinugraha@id.pwc.com
 
Recent transactional highlights

  • Represented PT Ancol Terang Metal Printing Industri in the lawsuit against one of their supplier in the District Court of Banyuwangi;
  • Represented an Indonesian leading food and beverage company producing coffee in the inheritance lawsuit;
  • Represented Carl Zeiss AG in dispute with Planetarium Jakarta.

 

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  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Forestry
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
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