Senior Partner


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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

England & Wales



Practice areas:

Capital markets

Nicholas Chong is a senior partner in the Dentons Rodyk’s Corporate practice group and Co-Head of the Capital Markets practice. He is a corporate and capital markets lawyer, with a focus on real estate investment trusts (REITs), debt capital markets and structured products. Nicholas has advised on various and award-winning multi-jurisdictional (cross-border) REIT initial public offerings, rights issues, M&A transactions and fund raisings.

  • Acted for Perpetual (Asia) Limited, as REIT trustee, in the initial public offering of Cromwell European REIT raising gross proceeds of approximately EUR865.7million.
  • Acted for Centurion Corporation Limited in the update of its S$500million multicurrency medium term note programme to a S$750million multicurrency debt issuance programme.
  • Acted for DBS Trustee Limited, in its capacity as trustee of OUE Commercial REIT, in the acquisition of 67.95% of indirect effective interest in One Raffles Place for a purchase consideration of S$1.128billion.
  • Acted for Surbana Jurong Private Limited in relation to the subscription by its wholly-owned subsidiary of S$300 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed rate bonds due 2029 and 300million detachable warrants issued by Changi Airports International Pte. Ltd.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services

  • England and Wales
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, 1991