Chambers Global (2021)

Capital Markets - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf (Band 1), Bono Adji (Band 1), Putu Suryastuti (Band 2)

What the team is known for 
Offers a full suite of services, including advising on convertible and exchangeable bonds, IPOs and private placements. Additionally adept at advising on Shari'a-compliant sovereign debt issuances. Particularly active for issuers, advising several of Indonesia's largest corporates in the energy, mining and telecommunications sectors. Also represents government entities and financial institutions.

Notable practitioners
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is a seasoned practitioner with a broad practice covering capital markets, M&A and finance. Interviewees say: "He is not just extremely knowledgeable on black-letter laws of Indonesian capital markets regulations, but has some very effective connections with regulators that can help to clarify guidelines."

Bono Adji is noted by a market source for his ability to give "commercial and clear solutions." He advises on both debt and equity capital markets deals. One client enthuses: "He is well known and a deal-maker. He will try to find a way for us to do a deal taking into consideration the business aspects and the compliance aspects. Having him in the room when we are meeting with officials give additional comfort since his views are highly respected."

Putu Suryastuti acts for issuers and joint lead managers on bond issuances and rights issues, and is notably active representing financial institutions in their capital-raising activities.

Corporate/M&A - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf (Band 1), Bono Adji (Band 1), Eko Basyuni (Band 3)

What the team is known for 
Market-leading corporate practice, active on some of the largest and most complex M&A transactions in the region. Advises major Indonesian clients and prominent international companies on joint ventures, foreign direct investment and private equity. Valued also for its work in real estate, particularly on development deals and lease agreements. Regularly handles acquisitions pertaining to industrial, retail and residential properties.

Notable practitioners
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is an established figure in the market. He is best known for handling notable transactions in the financial services and oil and gas sectors.

Bono Adji is a highly respected M&A practitioner. He has significant expertise in assisting major Indonesian, regional and international corporates with structuring transactions.

Market sources describe Eko Basyuni as "a pleasant person who tries to find solutions." He handles M&A, foreign direct investment and restructuring.

Projects & Energy - Band 2
Ranked Lawyer: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf (Band 2), Kanya Satwika (Band 4)

What the team is known for 
Noted for advising some of the region's largest energy and resources companies, as well as government entities and export credit agencies. Proficient in handling project-related transactions, financings and development in the oil and gas, renewable energy and petrochemical spaces, as well as rail and telecommunications infrastructure developments. Frequently involved in cross-border matters for both lenders and project companies. Also able to handle contentious mandates in the projects and energy sector.

Notable practitioners
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf acts for lenders and project companies on the financing of projects, including in relation to power and infrastructure. He is described as "an outstanding lawyer who really knows his stuff" by a commentator.

Kanya Satwika has expertise in the oil and gas and power space, including renewable energy, as well as infrastructure projects. An interviewee says: "She is very good - she's knowledgeable about the market and understands the commercial side of things."