The Capital Law Office

Thailand

Address:
44 Smooth Life Tower 16th Floor
North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak
Bangkok 10500 Thailand
Thailand

+66 2633 9088

+66 2633 9089


Key contacts:

Partner: Chatri Trakulmanenate
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Partner: Pakdee Paknara
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Partner: Paradorn Leosakul
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Partner: Patraporn Milindasuta
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Quick facts:

Partners: 4
Counsel: 1
Senior lawyers: 4
Associates: 15
Language: Thai, English


The Capital Law Office is an independent law firm founded in 2013 by a legal team with more than 20 years’ experience. Today, 24 lawyers, including 4 award-winning partners, advise local and international clients on transactions in Thailand and across Asia, with in-depth understanding of business needs and objectives. The firm provides a full range of legal services, focus on Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, and Corporate Governance.

  • Capital Markets
  • M&A
  • Corporate Governance

Capital Markets:

Highlights:

Advising Central Retail Corporation Plc. on IPO/listing on Stock Exchange of Thailand, and international offering under Rule 144A/Reg S of U.S. Securities Act, including tender offer/share-swap for delisting Robinson Plc. This was the 1st swap-ratio not announced for approval at transaction start, and 1st IPO/share- swap combined in one transaction. With operations in Thailand, Vietnam, Italy in various retail formats, the project aims to consolidate businesses under one listed vehicle. 

Advising Samart Corporation Plc., majority shareholder in Samart Aviation Solutions Plc., on IPO/listing of Samart Aviation Solutions Plc. on Stock Exchange of Thailand. Aviation Solutions Plc. holds all shares in Cambodia Air Traffic Services Co., Ltd. (CATS); Cambodian airline/aviation company. This is the 1st IPO on the SET for a Cambodian company, and regulatory mapping was required to compare Thailand’s and Cambodia’s frameworks.  

 

M&A:

Highlights:

Advising Thanachart Capital Plc. and Thanachart Bank, on a cross-border merger to become the 6th largest bank in Thailand. Work: due diligence on TMB Bank Plc. and subsidiary; all agreements; obtaining approval/consent/exemptions from Thai authorities; preparing corporate approval documents/disclosures. 

Advising CVC Capital Partners, British-based private equity/credit organization and Equity Partners Ltd. on a cross-border 50% acquisition in Ngern Tid Lor Co., Ltd., wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Ayudhya ─ Thailand’s 5th largest Bank. Work: regulatory advice on new lending business license; target’s due diligence; approvals from Bank of Thailand/other authorities; assisting international counsel on drafting agreements.