Advised a diversified manufacturing company in regard to Thailand acquisition financing related to its global acquisition of a plastic division in a USD 11.6 billion cash deal. We assisted in the acquisition of the Thai subsidiaries of the plastic division.
Cynthia M. Pornavalai
English, Japanese, Filipino, Thai
Doctor of Laws course, Kyoto University
LLM, Kyoto University
LLB, Kyoto University
BA, University of the Philippines
Cynthia M. Pornavalai is a champion of business rights in Thailand. From advising foreign investors on mergers, acquisitions, and investing in Thailand to counseling major players in the Thai property market to helping lenders or debtors through debt restructuring and business reorganization matters, Cynthia’s practice is as varied as the business goals of her successful clients.
Cynthia is fluent in English, Japanese, Filipino, and Thai. Cynthia received in-depth legal training at Kyoto University, completing a Doctor of Laws course in 1991. Drawing on her strong Japanese language and legal skills, she has developed a niche practice helping Japanese businesses invest and succeed in Thailand.
Also a prolific author and an in-demand speaker, Cynthia has penned numerous authoritative texts and has lectured on business law at Thammasat University and Schiller-Stamford International College in Bangkok. She is a Founding Member of the International Insolvency Institute and a member of the Japanese Securities Brokers Association.
The 2013 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific recognizes Cynthia as a leading lawyer in Thailand in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Projects, and Real Estate.