We are pleased to report that the 2016 edition of the Legal 500 refers to Bangkok International Associates in four categories:

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  • Banking & Finance

    Bangkok International Associates ‘extremely responsive team’ has a ‘deep knowledge of the Thai market.’ The group advises both Thai and international syndicate lenders on high-value transactions. Stephen Frost is recommended.

  • Corporate & M & A (including capital markets)

    The ‘professional’ Bangkok International Associates has an ‘in-depth knowledge of the local laws and a true understanding of the economic rationale.’ Stephen Frost has an ‘expert knowledge of business law’ and advises international companies on IPOs where the listing company has Thailand subsidiaries. The group assists with joint ventures, recently advising a Korean purchaser on the acquisition of 60% of the shares of a Thai company, and is instructed to advise on corporate structuring and due diligence matters.

  • Real estate and construction

    Bangkok International Associates’ Dennis Hemsin advised local clients on sales, lease agreements and the re-negotiation of service agreements. The team assisted the buyer with the THB3.2 billion (US$95 million) purchase of a five-star hotel in Khao Lak.

  • Tax

    Bangkok International Associates provides general tax planning advice on areas including company takeovers, property sales, acquisitions and leasing, and redundancy payments. The team recently provided tax planning assistance for the THB3.2 billion (US$95 million) purchase of a five-star hotel in Khao Lak. Teerakarn Noichiaum is recommended.