Aloysius specialises in banking and finance, advising financial institutions as well as corporate borrowers, business trusts and private equity firms on domestic and cross-border finance transactions. He has experience on bilateral and syndicated loans, real estate financing, leveraged acquisition financing, takeover financing, project financing and fund financing transactions. Aloysius has advised banks and sponsors on project financings, both in Singapore and in the region, including public-private partnership projects in Singapore.

Aloysius has acted as transaction counsel on many cross-border financing transactions. He regularly advises on the financing of investments and development projects in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Southeast Asia and Greater China. Aloysius has also advised on a number of high-profile Islamic financing transactions in Singapore. He has advised on bilateral and syndicated commodity murabaha financings and sukuk issuances. He was involved in the issuance of the world’s first sukuk to be convertible into units in a real estate investment trust.

Aloysius has been recognised as a highly regarded practitioner by IFLR1000, is ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific, and was cited by a client for “his reliable service, reporting being impressed with his work rate, turnaround time and quick thinking’”.

Aloysius holds an LL.B. (Hons) degree from the National University of Singapore and a B.Sc. (Economics and Management) (First Class Honours) degree from the University of London. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 2010 when he joined Allen & Gledhill.

Work Highlights

  • Advised Logos SE Asia Pte Ltd on the US$120 million loan facilities from International Finance Corporation for the financing of its logistics facility development projects in Cikarang and Cibitung, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Advised DBS Bank Ltd and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited on the project financing for the Jurong Island Desalination Plant project, Singapore’s fifth desalination plant owned and operated by a consortium formed by Tuas Power and ST Engineering under a public-private partnership model.
  • Advised Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking, AmInvestment Bank Berhad and AmBank Islamic Berhad, United Overseas Bank Limited, ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch,  Affin Bank Berhad, CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad and CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, on the conventional loan and Islamic financing facilities of up to US$500 million granted to Yinson Production Offshore Pte. Ltd.