Partner

Tze Gay is the Head of the Equity Capital Markets Practice. Her areas of expertise span equity and debt capital markets and corporate regulatory and compliance.

She has extensive experience acting for issuers and underwriters on a wide range of innovative, high value and complex transactions, from initial public offerings and listings on the Singapore Exchange as well as regional and international exchanges to global debt offerings. She continues to advise listed corporates and business trusts after listing on their follow-on equity offerings, debt offerings, acquisitions and disposals and corporate regulatory and compliance advisory matters.

Tze Gay is widely recognised as a leading capital markets practitioner in Singapore by notable legal publications including Chambers Asia-Pacific, Chambers Global, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, a client commented: “I work with her very often, she’s very well known in Singapore”. She “has a very good feel as to what regulators will accept”. Tze Gay is also noted as “an extremely intelligent problem solver in capital markets work”, and in Chambers Global, she is “highly regarded for her deep and varied knowledge of capital markets, with one peer noting: ‘If there are big problems, she's the first one I call’”. Tze Gay is noted to be “vastly experienced”, “‘incredibly sharp’ and ‘is able to take on tricky/complex issues in her stride’” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, while IFLR1000 also commends that she is “very experienced and responsive to customer’s requirements”. Who’s Who Legal also notes that Tze Gay is “widely recognised as ‘a leader in the regional market’”, and that she “boasts ‘a very strong reputation’ for her work in the space”.

Tze Gay has been a Partner since 1992.

Work Highlights

  • Acted as transaction counsel in the IPO and listing on the Singapore Exchange of NetLink NBN Trust in 2017, the largest IPO in Singapore since 2011 and the first completed IPO in Singapore involving an internalised trustee-manager structure.
  • Acted as transaction counsel and advised Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation on its renounceable underwritten rights issue of shares which raised gross proceeds of S$3.34 billion.

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