Shirin Tang is a corporate partner based in Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office. She advises strategic and financial investors, fund sponsors, GPs and managers on M&A and private equity transactions across Southeast Asia, China and the U.S.. Her practice spans the private equity real estate, technology/e-commerce, life sciences and consumer sectors. Ms. Tang has particular experience in counseling regional clients on investments in public and private companies in the U.S.
Ms. Tang was a lead partner on five transactions in excess of US$1 bn each executed solely or in large part out of the Firm's Singapore office in 2016/2017, including advising Global Logistic Properties Limited on all three of its ventures with leading global institutional investors to acquire real estate assets in the U.S. (two of which had deal values in excess of US$1 bn) and advising IndoSpace, India’s largest developer of modern industrial and logistics real estate, on the formation of IndoSpace Core, its $1.2 bn joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board which will focus on acquiring and developing modern logistics facilities in India.
Ms. Tang is listed by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 as a leader in her field for Corporate/M&A: International (Singapore) and is named in the International Financial Law Review's Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms 2017 and the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017. She has also been shortlisted as a "Rising Star: Corporate" in the 2014 & 2016 Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards. Clients commend her "business-minded", “proactive, articulate and detail-oriented manner”, “ability to ask the right questions” and “great credentials”, and say that she is “always available”, "very responsive and very experienced", her "focus and clarity of thought has added value in the company decision making" and that it is “a great comfort to work with her.”
Ms. Tang received her LL.B. (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and her LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She practiced in New York for over six years and is admitted to the bar in Singapore and New York.
Ms. Tang’s selected representations include acting as counsel for:
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