We are pleased to report that the 2016 edition of the
Legal 500 refers to Bangkok International Associates in four categories:
Banking & Finance
Bangkok International Associates 'extremely responsive team' has a 'deep knowledge
of the Thai market.' The group advises both Thai and international syndicate lenders
on high-value transactions. Stephen Frost is recommended.
Corporate & M & A (including capital markets)
The 'professional' Bangkok International Associates has an 'in-depth knowledge of the local
laws and a true understanding of the economic rationale.' Stephen Frost has an 'expert knowledge
of business law' and advises international companies on IPOs where the listing company has Thailand
subsidiaries. The group assists with joint ventures, recently advising a Korean purchaser on the
acquisition of 60% of the shares of a Thai company, and is instructed to advise on corporate structuring
and due diligence matters.
Real estate and construction
Bangkok International Associates' Dennis Hemsin advised local clients on sales,
lease agreements and the re-negotiation of service agreements. The team assisted
the buyer with the THB3.2 billion (US$95 million) purchase of a five-star hotel in Khao Lak.
Bangkok International Associates provides general tax planning advice on areas including
company takeovers, property sales, acquisitions and leasing, and redundancy payments. The
team recently provided tax planning assistance for the THB3.2 billion (US$95 million) purchase
of a five-star hotel in Khao Lak. Teerakarn Noichiaum is recommended.