Asialaw Profiles (2019)

Aviation and Shipping - Outstanding
Banking and Finance - Outstanding
Banking and Financial Services - Outstanding
Capital Markets - Outstanding
Competition & Antitrust - Outstanding
Corporate/M&A - Outstanding
Construction - Highly Recommended
Consumer Goods and Services - Recommended
Dispute Resolution - Outstanding
Energy - Outstanding
Industrials and Manufacturing - Recommended
Infrastructure - Highly Recommended
Insurance - Recommended
Labour & Employment - Outstanding
Private Equity - Outstanding
Real Estate - Highly Recommended
Restructuring and Insolvency - Outstanding
Tax - Recommended
Technology and Telecommunications - Outstanding

Leading Lawyers:

Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A (Leading lawyer)
Bono Daru Adji - Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A (Leading lawyer)
Chandra Hamzah - Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency (Leading lawyer)
Eko Basyuni - Corporate/M&A (Leading lawyer)
Eri Hertiawan - Dispute Resolution (Market-leading lawyer)
Ibrahim Sjarief Assegaf - Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency (Leading lawyer)
Kanya Satwika - Energy & Natural Resources (Leading lawyer)
Muhammad Iqsan Sirie - Corporate/M&A (Rising star lawyer)
Putu Suryastuti - Capital Markets (Leading lawyer)


Banking & Finance
Advised the Asian Development Bank on the financing related to the development of the 60MW Tolo Jeneponto wind power plant by Energi Bayu Jeneponto, a subsidiary of independent infrastructure private equity manager Equis.

Capital Markets
Represented the government of Indonesia on the issue of the world’s first green sukuk bond, consisting of $1.25 billion five year and $ 1.75 billion 10 year Reg S/144A tranches of trust certificates due in 2023 and 2028.

Advised SEA with respect to its Indonesian Assets, Garena and Shopee, in connection with its US IPO.

Competition & Antitrust
Represented tire manufacturer Goodyear on its appeal and submission of a final review petition to the Supreme Court after the company was found guilty in 2015 of cartel price setting and production holding.  

Advised Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on its acquisition of a minority stake in the country’s leading mass market bread company, IndoSari Roti.

Dispute Resolution
Represented Japfa Comfeed International in a dispute with the government of Indonesia that saw the district court revoke the competition authority, KPPU’s decision that found the client guilty of cartel practices. It turns out the client was complying with a direct order from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Labour & Employment
Represented ice cream manufacturer Alpen Food Industry in its negotiations with the union delegates of 644 workers who went on strike.

Client Feedback:

“The firm was able to put resources and provide quick drafts and was very responsive. Also they were able to provide very good solutions and mediation during the terms of the agreement.” – Corporate/M&A

“The law firm's strengths are its deep knowledge of Indonesian law and quality and professionalism of its people, which can provide better value to us as clients compared to reputable international law firms. This law firm does have longstanding experience in major industries in Indonesia and can take a practical approach as well.” – Banking & Finance

“AHP offers high quality legal services on a very broad range of legal areas and is part of the highly regarded R&T network comprised of top tier law firms in major Asian jurisdictions. The firm’s quality of advice and personnel is of a high standard that one would expect from the top tier local law firms.” – Corporate/M&A

“The firm has rapidly grown within recent years and we are happy to use this company. The strengths are they give broad advice and perspective that goes beyond the legal perspective. They have various areas of expertise, good relationships with government institutions and they have been a reliable source. I feel the best teams are the anti-competition and disputes team. They are fast, efficient and accurate.” – Corporate/M&A

“For my corporate M&A and real estate deals, the firm has appointed a highly intelligent associate to manage the file. The firm also has been working on other deals with my company and therefore understands the expectations. The banking and finance team is also strong, responsive and manages the file well. The partner is hands on.” – Corporate/M&A, Real Estate