Champ Charernthamanont

Associate | Singapore | 65 69222022
65 69222022

Champ Charernthamanont is an associate in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office. He has represented and advised financial institutions and multinational corporations on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. In addition to corporate transactional matters, Mr. Charernthamanont has experience working on general corporate advisory and regulatory matters, debt and equity capital markets and project finance transactions.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Charernthamanont worked in the corporate finance department of a leading international law firm in its Bangkok, London and Hong Kong offices.

Mr. Charernthamanont received his LL.B (upper second class honours) from King’s College London, his Master in International and European Law (summa cum laude) from Université Toulouse 1 Capitole and his L.P.C. (distinction) from BPP Law School.

He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and is fluent in Thai.

Mr. Charernthamanont’s representative matters include:

  • JT International SA on its acquisition of the assets related to the tobacco business of Mighty Corporation for a total of PHP 46.8 billion (approximately US$936 million). This is one of the largest M&A deals by value in the Philippines in 2017.
  • Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures on the sale of Kaishi, a China-based joint investment in “baby-tech” with Allianz AG.
  • Axiata Group Berhad, the largest mobile operator in Malaysia, on its US$1.365 billion acquisition of Nepal’s leading mobile operator, Ncell. This deal was nominated M&A Deal of the Year: South Asia by the prestigious The Asian Lawyer Asia Legal Awards 2016.
  • Axiata Digital Services on its investment in Unlockd, an Australian company operating in the mobile advertising sector; and its investment into Etobee, an Indonesia based technology-driven urban logistics provider for SME and corporates.
  • Axalta Coating Systems on its acquisition of High Performance Coating, a leader in coating in Southeast Asia.
  • SoftBank Vision Fund in its US$1.46 billion further investment into the Series H financing round of Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform.
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