Chambers Global (2022)

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

What the team is known for
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners offers a full suite of legal services for capital markets, including advising on convertible and exchangeable bonds, IPOs and private placements in Indonesia. 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 in capital markets transactions. Medco Energi, DCI Indonesia and Indointernet Indonesia are clients.

Notable practitioners
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is a seasoned lawyer in Jakarta with a broad practice covering capital markets, M&A and finance. He is experienced in representing issuers on bond transactions.

Bono Adji is recognised by market commentators as a highly experienced and sought-after lawyer in Indonesia for capital markets and public M&A matters. He advises on both debt and equity deals.

Putu Suryastuti acts for issuers and joint lead managers on bond issuances and rights issues in Indonesia, and is notably active representing financial institutions in their capital-raising activities. Market sources note that she is "very active on capital markets transactions."

Corporate/M&A - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf (Eminent Practitioners), Bono Adji (Band 1), Eko Basyuni (Band 3), Valerie Ngooi Ming Hui (Band 2 - Foreign Legal Consultants)

What the team is known for
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners is a market-leading corporate law practice in Jakarta, 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 and retail properties, as well as construction issues. Clients include Pluang, Mandiri Sekuritas and Kalbe Farma.

Notable practitioners
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is an established figure in Jakarta's legal 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 lawyer in Jakarta. He has significant expertise in assisting major Indonesian, regional and international corporates with structuring transactions. He is described by market commentators as an active and hands-on partner.

Eko Basyuni handles M&A, foreign direct investment and restructuring deals in Indonesia. His experience spans technology and insurance deals.

Valerie Ngooi Ming Hui is an experienced foreign legal consultant within the Indonesian market, according to market commentators. She represents foreign investors and local clients in acquisitions, sales and joint ventures.

Projects & Energy - Band 2
Ranked Lawyer: Kanya Satwika (Band 3)

What the team is known for
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners is noted for advising some of the region's largest energy and resources companies, as well as government entities and export credit agencies, on legal matters in Indonesia. Proficient in handling project-related transactions, financings and development in the oil and gas, renewable energy and petrochemical spaces, as well as mining, road and telecoms 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. Counts Star Energy Geothermal, Penjaminan Infrastruktur Indonesia and Aneka Tambang among its clientele.

Notable practitioners
Kanya Satwika has expertise in Indonesia's oil and gas and power space, including renewable energy, as well as infrastructure projects. She is credited by market sources for handling "lots of energy and projects work."