Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper


Email mark.cooper@​

Phone +65 6302 7140

Fax +65 6538 7077


Practice groupCorporate

"Excellent. One of the top PE lawyers in Singapore with an excellent understanding of the market and an in-depth knowledge of the law."

IFLR1000 2018

Mark Cooper is a dynamic lawyer with experience in executing complex, highly-structured corporate and private equity transactions across the Asia-Pacific region.

He regularly advises on transactions across a broad range of sectors and helps his clients navigate the fast-developing regulatory regimes in Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, and other emerging markets in Southeast Asia.

Awards and recognitions


Nominated as one of the most outstanding lawyers
Acritas Stars

2018 - 2019

Corporate/M&A: International (Singapore)
Chambers Asia-Pacific


Listed in "40 Under 40" showcasing "40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region"
Asian Legal Business


Corporate/M&A: International (Singapore), Recognised Practitioner
Chambers Global

Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2002

LL.B. Law, University of Bristol, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising Aboitiz Power on the US$46m acquisition of Mekong Wind in Vietnam from Armstrong Asset Management.

Advising Ermewa Group, a European leader for industrial railcars and tank container leasing services, on the acquisition of Raffles Lease Pte. Ltd.

Advised Macquarie Infrastructure, Real Assets and GIC on the US$1.3bn public tender offer for 31% of EDC the Philippines' largest geothermal energy producer - Commended by FT Innovative Lawyers.

Advised LeapFrog on the disposal of its interest in Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd and the acquisition of an interest in Softlogic Life Insurance PLC.

Advised Convergint Technologies, a portfolio company of Ares Management L.P., on the acquisition of an Australian systems integrator business.

Advised on the formation of an e-commerce and logistics joint venture in Indonesia.

Advised the Macquarie-managed PINAI fund on two solar acquisitions in the Philippines.

Advised the Macquarie-managed PINAI fund on the acquisition of an interest in a wind farm in the Philippines.

Advised the Macquarie-managed PINAI fund on the acquisition of an interest in a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.

Advising GE on the acquisition of Keppel Group's interest in GE Keppel Energy Services.

Advised J Trust on the acquisition of Bank Mutiara.

Advised PSP in relation to the acquisition of ING Korea.

Advised Tereos on the acquisition of a 50% interest in FKS Capital and the formation of an Indonesian corn starch joint venture.

Advised Standard Chartered PE on various investments, disposals and joint ventures in Asia and Africa.

Advised an investor on a secondary cornerstone investment in PT Matahari Department Store.

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