Visit Phromsiripong

Associate


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T: + 66 2 264 8000
F: + 66 2 657 2222
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Visit Phromsiripong is an associate in the projects practice group at Weerawong C&P. He has diverse experience advising clients on transactions in a wide variety of sectors.

Recent Experience

Representation of Berli Jucker Public Company Limited in relation to the merger and acquisition and relevant anti-trust matters in connection with the proposed USD 10 billion (THB 310 billion) acquisition of the Tesco Lotus hypermarket chain in Thailand and Malaysia.

Representation of F&N Retail Connection Co. Ltd. (a joint venture between ThaiBev and Fraser and Neave) in connection with its joint venture with Maxim’s group of Hong Kong, whereby the joint venture company, Coffee Concepts Thailand acquired all existing Starbucks outlets in Thailand and became the country’s sole franchisee for 40 years. The USD 650 million (approximately, THB 20 billion) acquisition closed in May 2019.

Representation of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC), PTT Group’s petrochemical flagship company, in a joint venture (JV) with two Japanese companies. The JV with Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) and Sumitomo Corporation (Tokyo) was established for the manufacture and sale of butadiene derivatives. The deal closed in March 2018. 

Representation of Key Safety Systems Inc. in its acquisition of the Takata Corporation assets and operations in Thailand. Key Safety Systems acquired Takata’s global assets through coordinated restructuring proceedings and equity acquisitions. The deal closed in April 2018.

Representation of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (Thai Bev) (SGX-ST) in the USD 4.83 billion acquisition of 53.59% of Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (SABECO) by Vietnam Beverage Company Limited, an associated company of Thai Bev, from the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade. Sabeco is a public corporation in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Shares are listed on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. This is the highest value privatization in Vietnam and the highest value acquisition in Vietnam to date. The deal will enable the Thai Bev Group to expand in the region, increase product offerings, and provide access to an extensive distribution network.

Representation of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC), PTT Group’s petrochemical flagship company, in a joint venture (JV) with two Japanese companies. The JV with Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) and Sumitomo Corporation (Tokyo) was established for the manufacture and sale of butadiene derivatives. The deal closed in March 2018.

Representation of TCC Assets Co., Ltd. in relation to the joint investment through Siridamrongdham Co., Ltd. and Bhakdivattana Co., Ltd. with GMM Grammy Public Company Limited in digital television, radio and online broadcasting and content provider businesses, namely, GMM25 digital TV channel, EFM 104.5Mhz, Green Wave 106.5Mhz, Chill Online and GMM TV by the subscription of 50% newly-issued shares in GMM Channel Trading Co., Ltd. The deal valued at THB 1 billion (USD 32 million) closed in December 2017.

Representation of Thai Alliance Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SiS International Holdings Limited (SiS) (HKEX) in the pre-conditional voluntary tender offer to acquire a 47.3 percent interest in SiS Distribution (Thailand) Public Company Limited representing  a maximum of 184.1 million shares at THB 7 per share provided that, upon the completion, SiS and its group must hold shares of the Company of more than 51% of the total voting rights. Upon completion of the voluntary tender offer, SiS Distribution (Thailand) Public Company Limited, one of the leading distributors of IT products in Thailand, became a unit of SiS. The transaction was valued at THB 1,417 million (approximately USD 43 million) and closed on 20 December 2017.

Representation of Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (Thai Bev), one of Asia's largest beverage producers, on the USD 726.6 million acquisition by Internal Beverage Holdings (Singapore) Pte. Limited, its subsidiary, of 75% of the ownership interests in Myanmar Distillery Co., Ltd. (MDC) and Myanmar Supply Chain and Marketing Services Co., Ltd. (MSC), together with International Beverages Trading Company Limited (collectively, the MDC Group). MDC Group is Myanmar’s leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of distilled beverages, including Grand Royal, the country’s leading whisky, and other brands. The acquisition provides Thai Bev with access to an expanding market and distribution network. The deal closed on 12 October 2017.

Representation of Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited, the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Thailand, in the acquisition of a majority stake in CS Loxinfo Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s leading internet and media business companies, from Singapore Telecommunications Limited and Thaicom Public Company Limited in a voluntary tender offer by its subsidiary, Advanced Wireless Network Co., Ltd (AWN) and the subsequent delisting tender offer by AWN. The deal valued at THB 2.6 billion (USD 78.57 million) closed in October 2017.

Education

LL.M. (Merit), International Trade and Commercial Law, Durham University, UK, 2014

LL.B. (1st Class Honors), Scholarship of His Majesty King Bhumibol, Kasetsart University, 2011

Lawyers Council of Thailand

The Thai Bar Association

Citizenship

Thai

Languages

Thai, English

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