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Roach joins White & Case from Skadden Arps, where he was counsel in its energy project finance and development group in Singapore. His focus is on advising developers of infrastructure projects and oil and gas exploration and production companies, with an emphasis on the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.
His practice also includes companies acquiring and divesting interests in large infrastructure projects - he has substantial experience in LNG project development. Roach has represented BG in connection with the development of the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia for several years.
Recently, he has been advising PT Medco Energi Internasional, IndonesiaÆs largest listed independent exploration and production company in connection with various projects in Indonesia, and LNG Japan Corporation (a joint venture between Sumitomo Corporation and Sojitz Corporation) in connection with the development and financing of the Tangguh LNG Project.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
Investors are seeing the risks, but also the opportunities of the logistics sector. Warehousing their fears for the moment, they can see it's a good conduit to high-growth assets.
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SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.