Our directors have over 20 years of combined legal experience at Magic Circle and leading law firms in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Qualified in the United Kingdom and Singapore, our directors have been recognised in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Corporate and M&A, and the IFLR 1000 for Equity Capital Markets.

Who we are

AEI is a corporate law firm. We specialise in investments, M&As, joint ventures and IPOs. We have completed deals & have extensive experience on both buy-side and sell-side across many sectors and industries, including but not limited to real estate, retail, F&B and technology.

Our name means “perpetual” in Ancient Greek, which encapsulates our philosophy of building long-term relationships with our clients. We see ourselves as business partners rather than vendors, and actively work with our clients to understand & meet the challenges that face them both today and in the future.

We set ourselves high standards & are proud of our reputation for them.

Whether you’re a multinational corporation or a startup, we promise to do our best to move you forward.

What we can help you with

Our team regularly assists clients with:

  • Deal structuring involving public & private companies
  • Term sheets, MOUs, heads of terms, heads of agreement & letters of intent
  • Share sale and purchase agreements
  • Asset sale and purchase agreements
  • Subscription or investment agreements
  • Loan agreements
  • Guarantees
  • Share charges
  • Option agreements
  • Convertible loan agreements or convertible notes
  • SAFEs
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Service or employment agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Employee share schemes or plans (ESOS or ESOPs)
  • Joint venture agreements and strategic or collaboration agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Corporate actions for SGX-listed companies including acquisitions and disposals, placements, warrants, interested person transactions (IPTs), share buyback mandates, performance share plans (PSPs), employee share option schemes (ESOS) and plans (ESOPs)
  • Compliance advisory in relation to the Companies Act, Securities and Futures Act, the Listing Rules, Catalist Rules, the Singapore Code of Corporate Governance, the Singapore Code on Take-overs and Mergers, etc
  • Legal due diligence
  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • Reverse takeovers (RTOs)
  • Seed & angel financing, Series A, Series B etc financing
  • Privacy policies
  • Playbooks for handling commercial agreements

Alternative fee arrangements

We are not tied to hourly billing & offer a number of innovative fee models including capped fees, blended rates, hybrid arrangements and retainers.

Cross-practice assistance

We are not a full-service firm. We are committed to acting in our clients’ best interests & providing exceptional service in our areas of expertise. If we determine that we are not best-placed to handle a client’s particular request, we assist the client with finding suitable legal, tax or financial advisers.

Cross-border capabilities

We have successfully completed deals in & across multiple jurisdictions, working with a network of partner firms.

We have built relationships with a network of lawyers across ASEAN (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and Brunei), in China, Japan, South Korea and India, as well as other global jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

We are able to structure and manage bespoke legal solutions for our clients. By providing a single, convenient point of contact, we streamline and simplify workflows.