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Nithi Soomswasdi

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Banking & Finance, Debt Restructure, Mergers & Acquisitions

About

Nithi has substantial experience in banking, domestic and transnational lending, debt restructuring, project finance, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets. His clients gain from his expertise in providing accurate advice and workable solutions, and drafting and negotiating contract terms favorable to clients.

Nithi’s in depth knowledge of financial institutions regulations, as well as the regulations of the BOT, the SET and SEC, is complimented by his understanding of the Thai financial business market as well as the international business context.

  • About

    Nithi has substantial experience in banking, domestic and transnational lending, debt restructuring, project finance, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets. His clients gain from his expertise in providing accurate advice and workable solutions, and drafting and negotiating contract terms favorable to clients.

    Nithi’s in depth knowledge of financial institutions regulations, as well as the regulations of the BOT, the SET and SEC, is complimented by his understanding of the Thai financial business market as well as the international business context.

  • Credentials

    Banking & Finance

    • Advising a SET-listed property development company in relation to a THB 6.6 billion loan facility obtained from two commercial banks for construction and development of a large shopping mall, and assisting in reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions of the loan facility agreement and related collateral.
    • Advising three Thai commercial banks in relation to a syndicated loan of THB 1.25 billion granted to a SET-listed hospitality company and preparing drafts of the loan facility agreement and security documents.
    • Advising an investment fund in Hong Kong in relation to its acquisition and investment in the businesses of oil refinery and tank farm in Thailand.
    • Representing and advising a Thai commercial bank in relation to a THB 1.7 billion loan facility granted to a Thai investor for utilising in the acquisition of one of the largest LPG retail business in Thailand. 
    • Representing and advising a SET-listed food and beverage companby in relation to a syndicated loan facility of THB 1.56 billion granted by three commercial banks, and assisting in preparing drafts of the loan agreement and required collateral. 
    • Advising and assisting a Japanese car leasing company in its application for SEC approval for the issuance of USD 100 million guaranteed bonds for offering to investors in foreign countries.
    •  Advising a SET-listed energy company in relation to a syndicated loan facility of THB 2.46 billion obtained from three Thai commercial banks, and assisting in reviewing the loan agreement and security documents and preparing conditions precedent documents for drawdown of the facility. 
    • Advising the Bangkok branch of a foreign global bank on setting up of its office and banking business in Rayong province and reviewing standard forms of banking documentation for use in its business.
    • Advising Bahraini investors in establishment of their joint venture in Thailand for the carrying out of a 5-Star hotel and obtaining a loan financing from Thai banks.
  • Qualifications

    LL.M. Boston University, Banking Law
    LL.B. Thammasat University
    Barrister-at-law

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