Partner

Fabian is a Partner in the Debt Capital Markets team.

His areas of practice encompass debt capital markets and structured finance.

He has experience in a wide range of debt offerings including vanilla bond issues, medium term note programmes, retail bond issuances as well as covered bonds. He represents financial institutions, local corporations as well as statutory boards. He has also advised on the establishment of two out of the three Singapore covered bond programmes.

Fabian graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, United States of America, with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Thereafter, he graduated from Singapore Management University with a Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude). Fabian was called to the Singapore Bar in 2012.

Work Highlights

  • Advised DBS Bank on the establishment of its S$10 billion multicurrency covered bond programme, the first Singapore covered bond programme, which won the IFLR Asia Awards 2016 Structured Finance & Securitisation Deal of the Year, IFR Asia Awards 2015 Singapore Capital Markets Deal, Asian-mena Counsel Deals of the Year 2015 and Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2016: Debt Market (Premium).
  • Acted for DBS Bank, HSBC, OCBC, Standard Chartered and UOB in the establishment by a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited of its S$5 billion guaranteed medium term note programme, which is the first debt issuance programme established by a Singapore company which allows for notes to be offered (1) to institutional and/or specified investors only pursuant to the exemptions under Sections 274 and/or 275 of the Securities and Futures Act, Chapter 289 of Singapore, and (2) pursuant to the retail bond frameworks established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and the inaugural issue of S$500 million 2.70 per cent. guaranteed retail notes due 2023 under the programme.
  • Acted for Alpha Investment Partners in the investment by Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund II in three of City Developments Limited’s prime office assets through the subscription of Profit Participating Securities.