Andrew Carpenter

Andrew Carpenter
Senior Associate

HONG KONG

T: +852 2168 6700
D: +852 2168 6732
M: +852 9306 5786

Summary Open

Andrew Carpenter is a senior associate in the firm’s Corporate Group. His main areas of expertise are in corporate and commercial transactions, often for clients in the energy and natural resources industries. He has considerable experience of commodities trading contracts as well as corporate and regulatory work in the financial, insurance and energy sectors in both London and Hong Kong. Transactions he has worked on include cross-border mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and a broad range of commercial contracts. Andrew Carpenter joined the firm in Hong Kong in 2012. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2009 having previously practised in London since 2007.

Experience Open

    • Acting for an SGX listed commodity trader in establishing a Hong Kong incorporated JV shipping company with an Indian counterparty for supply of coal to India.
    • Establishing a JV between French and Korean container shipping companies.
    • Assisting on a cross-border M&A transaction for the selling shareholders of a Hong Kong architecture company based in Thailand, UAE and Hong Kong.
    • Advising a Hong Kong based PE fund on acquisition of shipping assets.
    • Assisting a British bank with rebranding across Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
    • Acting for the seller in the sale by an ASX listed Australian mining company of assets in the PRC to a PRC listed mining company.
    • Acting for a Hong Kong security company on region-wide business acquisitions.
    • Advising the seller on share shale of insurance companies by a French parent company to a director and subsequent restructuring.
    • Advising an investment bank on the potential acquisition of the commodity business of a major energy company, focussing on coal contracts.
    • Advising on an investment by a North African sovereign wealth fund into a UK insurance company including advice on FSA requirements.

Education Open

  • College of Law Legal Practice Course
  • Cambridge, Magdalene College MA