Chambers Global (2017)
Capital Markets - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers: Bono Adji - Band 1, Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Band 1, Putu Suryastuti - Up and Coming, Tunggul Utomo - Up and Coming
Bono Adji is co-managing partner of the team at AHP and a well-recognised figure in the capital markets area. His recent work includes assisting Merdeka Copper Gold in its IPO. Clients appreciate his depth of expertise, with one interviewee lauding him as "the main man for capital markets in Indonesia."
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is well versed in handling complex issuances, and is considered a leading practitioner by interviewees. Recently he acted as local counsel to a group of high-profile banks on a USD2 billion issuance as Series 4 of the government's Trust Certificates Issuance Program.
Putu Suryastuti is a dedicated capital markets lawyer with deep experience of the technical and regulatory issues associated with the area. She plays a key role in many of AHP's matters, earning praise from clients for being "smart and firm." Recently, she advised Saratoga Investama Sedaya in relation to Delta Investment Horizon's issuance of USD100 million exchangeable bonds.
Up-and-coming practitioner Tunggul Utomo has a well-rounded practice that spans both M&A and capital markets. In a recent highlight he advised Sumber Alfaria Trijaya on the issue of new shares.
Corporate/M&A - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Band 1, Bono Adji - Band 2, Eko Basyuni - Band 3
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is "very well known" for his high level of activity in M&A transactions. He is credited for his experience advising both private and public Indonesian companies across a variety of sectors, including banking and mining.
Bono Adji possesses a wealth of experience in the M&A space, advising on a steady stream of domestic transactions, including recent deals in the telecoms and natural resources sectors. "He's a very good lawyer," reports a source, adding: "He assists in most of our transactions."
Eko Basyuni is considered by sources to be a "very smart" lawyer. He has a broad practice that includes banking and finance, capital markets and M&A, and he is especially noted for work on corporate transactions in the telecoms sector.
Projects & Energy - Band 2
Ranked Lawyers - Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Band 1
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is a "very sensible lawyer" who leverages his cross-practice expertise to advise on complex projects deals for a range of clients. "He does everything," notes one source, adding: "He's a good operator and a good lawyer."