Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Indonesia

Analysis

Overview

Aided by Rajah & Tann’s regional network, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners is a leading force in transactional work, including banking and finance, capital markets and corporate and M&A work. Since the firm’s inception in 2001, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners has continued to expand and deliver top-tier law services to international and local clients. Its dispute resolution practice, co-headed by Eri Hertiawan and Chandra Hamzah, is also highly acclaimed. Ibrahim Sjarief Assegaf and Ahmad Fikri Assegaf are key contacts.

Client feedback

“Always gives helpful advice; has a well-rounded team of lawyers.” – Banking and finance

“They make sure that their clients are fully informed and are confident in taking any business decision.” – Capital markets

Their size, service and availability are all to be praised.” – Corporate and M&A

Bono Daru Adji

“His experience and communication are commendable.”

Ahmad Maulana

“Responsive, helpful and always provides solutions to the client.”

Heru Pamungkas

“Approachable and gives a comprehensive legal overview for the client.”

Labour and employment

Work highlights

Assisted a global giant engaged in soft drink manufacturing on adjusting its termination of employment strategy based on the revisions to the Indonesian labour law under the Omnibus Law.

Intellectual property

Work highlights

Advised Lionsgate Entertainment on the music licensing requirements in relation to the launch of its new video streaming on demand platform.

Key clients

Amaan Indonesia Sejahtera, ByteDance, KTR, Tirta Investama

Dispute resolution

Work highlights

Defended Tokopedia in a civil lawsuit regarding data privacy and consumer protection.

Key clients

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia Airasia Extra, Meratus Line, Tirta Investama

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights

Advised Garuda Indonesia on the proposed restructuring of all its financial and trade debts and aircraft leases, as well as its business transformation.

Key clients

AEON Mall Indonesia, Malaysia Smelting Corporation, Sri Rejeki Isman

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights

Advised Chandra Asri Petrochemical on its rights issue valued at $1.1 billion, one of the largest rights issues ever done on the Indonesian Stock Exchange.

Key clients

Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa, Badan Pengelola Keuangan Haji, Supreme Energy, Teknologi Migo Indonesia

Capital markets

Work highlights

Represented ABM Investama, an Indonesian company that invests in the energy and mining sectors, in its domestic bonds offering and tender offer.

Key clients

Adi Sarana Armada, Asian Development Bank, Autopedia Sukses Lestari, Bank Jago

Competition/antitrust

Work highlights

Represented Aplikasi Karya Anak Bangsa in the Indonesian Competition Commission’s investigation related to the alleged late notification of the share acquisition in PT Global Loket Sejahtera.

Key clients

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines, Sinochem Investment

Banking and finance

Work highlights

Advised Satelit Nusantara Tiga and Pasifik Satelit Nusantara in the development of the Multifunctional Satellite Project.

Key clients

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali Investasi, Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali Masdar Solar Energy

Infrastructure

Work highlights

Advised Aneka Tambang on the construction of a new ferronickel smelter plant in East Halmahera.

Key clients

Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, Kresna Kusuma Dyandra Marga, Pelabuhan Indonesia Maspion, Penjaminan Infrastruktur Indonesia

Real estate

Work highlights

Advised Pelabuhan Indonesia Maspion on a $1.2 billion container terminal and an industrial logistics park project in East Java.

Key clients

Kereta Cepat Indonesia China