Prisna Sungwanna

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Prisna is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins' corporate and commercial group, specializing in corporate law, energy and infrastructure, and mergers and acquisitions. She is recognized for her experience in representing major Thai, regional, and international organizations on complex M&A matters. Prisna also has extensive experience in advising foreign investors on establishment of legal entities in Thailand, obtaining foreign business licenses and certificates and Board of Investment promotion, and handling ongoing business issues. She also provides advice on work permits, visas and real estate matters.

  • Advised a NASDAQ-listed technology company on establishment of its first assembly plant outside the U.S. with a total capacity of 500,000 items of suspension assembly per year at a total project cost of over USD 100 million and USD 35 million in project financing for the Thailand operation.

  • Advised a Japan-based international convenience store chain on the acquisition of 265 retail convenience stores through establishment of a joint venture with a listed consumer manufacturing company in Thailand.

  • Advised a Thai petroleum and chemical tanker operator on MRO business and aviation service, including its shareholders' agreement and project agreements.

  • Advised a Southeast Asia oil giant, the major shareholder of six operating vehicles for petroleum retail business in Thailand, and more than 180 gas stations in-country, on the disposal of all operating vehicles in Thailand.

  • Advised on licenses and regulations for the manufacturing of ammunition, and assisted with the acquisition of shares and due diligence on legal risk and opportunities in an ammunition business.

  • Acted as legal advisor for the maintenance and refurbishment of a Cessna Skymaster T-337 of the Royal Thai Navy.

  • Acted for one of the parties in the almagamation of two of Thailand's leading power companies.

  • Acted for a European chemical and plastics conglomerate in its buyout of a Thai company's interest in a Thailand-based PVC manufacturer.

  • Advised on a Singaporean company's acquisition of five solar power plant projects in Thailand, in the project development phase, with a total capacity of 78 MW.

  • Advised a Thai interactive design and marketing agency on the sale of majority shares by existing shareholders to a division of a leading British multinational advertising and public relations company.

  • Advised a leading Japanese-based chemical industry group with operations in 25 countries on the acquisition of 75% of a major manufacturer of carbon fiber composite parts/components for automobiles in Thailand.

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