Naomi Ishikawa

Milbank - Singapore



+65 6428 2525

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Capital markets : Equity

Naomi is the senior member of Milbank’s capital markets team in Singapore where her practice focuses on cross-border corporate transactions including offerings of equity, convertible bonds and high-yield debt securities, liability management transactions, privatizations, mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.  Naomi has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in the Asia-Pacific region and her practice spans many industries, including natural resources, power and energy, financial institutions, telecom, real estate and consumer products.

Milbank fosters a culture of opportunity for women lawyers through its partner-led Women’s Initiative, which offers professional development, flexible work-life policies, mentoring, and recruiting outreach. The associate-run Women@Milbank affinity group organizes networking events and other opportunities for women lawyers to develop leadership skills, exchange ideas and strengthen their connections.

Naomi’s recent experience includes representing:

  • The underwriters in multiple high-yield debt issuances by Delhi International Airport Private Limited, which operates New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, one of the largest airports in the world, and sister company GMR Hyderabad International Airport;
  • The purchasers in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake in mining company PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara from, among other vendors, Newmont Mining Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation and the related acquisition financing. The transaction, valued at US$2.1 billion, was one of Southeast Asia’s largest M&A deals at the time;
  • The dealers and underwriters on the establishment of a US$15 billion Global Medium Term Notes program and a $5 billion offering of bonds and sukuk certificates by Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS). The transaction was the largest G3 issuance – denominated in dollars, yen and euros – by a Southeast Asian company at the time.

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A.