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Alice Boughton

Senior Associate

Mergers and acquisitions |

Alice Boughton is a force to be reckoned with and her capacity for getting things done is unsurpassed."

Client quote - Legal 500, Asia Pacific 2024

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About Alice Boughton

Alice is an English-qualified corporate senior associate in our Singapore office. She advises on a broad range of corporate transactions, from both public and private M&A and joint ventures to reorganisations and capital raisings across a variety of sectors and jurisdictions.

Alice trained and practised at another magic circle firm in London, where she worked for more than three years before joining our London office in 2020. Alice relocated to join the global transactions group of our Singapore office in 2021.

Recent work

Recent highlights include advising:

• KKR on its commitment of up to S$1.1 billion (~US$800 million) for a 20% stake in Singtel’s regional data centre business, valued at S$5.5 billion.

• A global insurance provider on its acquisition of a majority stake in India’s Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Limited for approx. US$488 million.

• Singapore-based private equity firm Growtheum Capital Partners on its c. US$100 million investment into Vietnam’s International Dairy Products JSC.

• Warburg Pincus, through its maiden Asia real estate, on a significant investment into Evolution Data Centres, a founder-led platform for pan-South-East Asian hyperscale datacentre development

• Warburg Pincus-backed NWP Property, Indonesia's largest and fastest-growing New Economy enabled consumer infrastructure platform, on the establishment of a new joint venture with CRE Asia (and advising funds managed by Warburg Pincus on their continuing investment in NWP Property)

• A joint venture controlled by The Rise Fund (TPG’s global impact investing platform) and the Hong Leong Group on the acquisition from IHH Healthcare (IHH) of its medical education arm IMU based in Malaysia, for approx. US$306 million

• Synergy Marine Pte Ltd, the fourth largest global ship manager and provider of end-to-end maritime solutions, and its founder shareholder Captain Rajesh Unni, on an investment for a significant minority stake by Searchlight Capital Partners

• General Atlantic on their investment in VNLife Corporation, Vietnam's second unicorn and leading fintech digital payments company.

• A financial sponsor on an investment in VNG Corporation (Vietnam’s first tech unicorn), including in connection with VNG’s pre-UPCom restructuring and admission to trading


Qualified in England & Wales
Jesus College, University of Cambridge, BA, MA, First Class Honours
Jesus College, University of Cambridge, MPhil, Distinction