Peerasanti Somritutai

Peerasanti Somritutai

Associate

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Thailand

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Profile

Peerasanti’s practice focuses on energy and infrastructure.

He has experience representing clients in the mergers and strategic acquisitions in a variety of industry in various projects, including the real estate developers, the SET-listed companies and also assists the clients regarding the foreign business law.

Prior to joining the firm, Peerasanti was with several respected regional law firms and also with one of a Big Four Auditor in its Bangkok branch.

Relevant Experience

  • Project Development and Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented Raimon Land Public Company Limited (SET: RML) on its land lease and joint venture arrangements with MEA Commercial Holdings Pte. Ltd. (MEA), a Southeast Asia-based investment arm of Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., one of the largest real-estate developers in Japan, in relation to its Grade-A office building in downtown Bangkok: One City Centre. The One City Centre Project is the first-ever office building project of RML and the first real-estate investment portfolio in Thailand of MEA.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented Impact Electrons Siam Co., Ltd., an innovative energy company, in structuring, preparing and negotiating the shareholders agreement underpinning the joint venture arrangements to raise additional capital for solar project development in Thailand with the Saha Group, a group of Thai consumer goods conglomerate.
  • Project Development and Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented Raimon Land Public Company Limited, a renowned Thai stock exchange-listed real estate developer (SET: RML), on its land acquisitions and joint venture arrangements with Tokyo Tatemono Group (through Tokyo Tatemono Asia Pte. Ltd. (TTA)) in relation to its high-end residential condominium projects in Bangkok: The Estelle (Sukhumvit 26) and Tait 12 (Sathorn 12).
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented Spectrum Power Company Limited, an investment vehicle for foreign and Thai private equity investors, in joint venture arrangements with B. Grimm Solar Power Rooftop Company Limited to develop portfolios of off-grid private-to-private rooftop solar PV projects in Thailand.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Representing a major foreign energy firm on its acquisition of certain Thai and South African solar project assets.
  • Project Development: Representing a Thai Stock Exchange-listed and major real estate development company on its acquisition of plots of land located in the popular tourist destination in Thailand, for the development of hotels and resorts project.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Counsel to a leading Japanese trading company on its acquisition of equity interest in a Thai Stock Exchange-listed and major natural resources company, and on further natural resources project development in Thailand.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Representing a Thai Stock Exchange-listed major energy company on the acquisition of convertible preference shares in one of the largest clean energy solutions providers in Southeast Asia.
  • Project Development & Finance: Representing a major Thai energy firm for the financing of 25 MW solar photovoltaic rooftop projects in Thailand.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented a Thai Stock Exchange-listed and major natural resources company on its acquisition of 40% interest in a project company in the Philippines for the development and operation of a 63.3 MW (DC) solar photovoltaic power project.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions; Project Development & Finance: Represented a U.S. private equity firm on the acquisitions of significant equity interest in Thai companies operating a  77-story multi-use hotel, residential, and commercial tower project in Bangkok, Thailand, and on debt financing, project and construction, and collateral arrangements.
  • Project Development & Finance: Counsel to Thai and foreign major energy firms with respects to various solar rooftop projects in Thailand to generate electricity for their customers’ own consumption in the place of purchasing power from the PEA or MEA grid.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented a Thai Stock Exchange-listed and major renewable energy company on its acquisition of major equity interest in a listed company in Emerging Stock Market in Republic of China (Taiwan).
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Represented a London Stock Exchange-listed company on its acquisition of and joint venture arrangements for a plastics packaging manufacturing facility in central Thailand.
  • Project Development & Finance: Assisted Thai and foreign companies on multiple due diligence projects and negotiations of joint venture documentation and financing documentation in Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and elsewhere.

Bar Admissions

    Education

    LLB, Thammasat University, 2008
    Areas of Practice

    Energy and Infrastructure | Mergers and Acquisitions

    Professional Career

    Professional Associations

    • Notarial Services Attorney, Lawyers Counsel of Thailand
    • Extraordinary Member, Thai Bar Association
    • Lawyer’s License, Lawyers Council of Thailand