startups, capital raising, m&a, governance, southeast asia
Chris joined Kindrik Partners in 2007 and is a senior corporate lawyer. He previously worked for Deloitte as a tax advisor.
Chris specialises in capital raising and m&a transactions, group restructures, and internal shareholder arrangements (including governing documents and employee share plans). He has worked with companies seeking to access capital from all over the world, and in particular the United States, Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand. Chris’ knowledge of current market practice allows him to negotiate deal terms quickly and efficiently.
His recent work includes:
- acting for a global VC fund as lead investor in an investment round of US$35million into a customer to customer mobile marketplace based in Singapore and operating across South East Asia
- acting for a Singapore based, APAC focussed, e-commerce business on its acquisition of a global player’s Indonesian, Malaysian and Singapore businesses
- advising a Philippine based blockchain fin-tech business on its US$9.5million series A financing
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Betterdata seed round
We’re happy to have advised Singapore-based synthetic data company Betterdata on an oversubscribed seed round of $1.65 million, led by Investible. The company was founded in 2021 by Dr. Uzair Javaid and Kevin Yee and allows clients to share data faster and more securely in compliance with stricter data privacy regulations being introduced around the world. Betterdata uses generative AI to convert real data into synthetic data that looks, feels, and behaves like real datasets. These synthetic datasets retain the structure and correlations of the original data while eliminating the privacy and security concerns that come with holding and sharing…
kindrik partners advises Green Li-ion on USD20.5m funding round
Kindrik Partners advised Singapore-based startup Green Li-ion on its recent USD20.5 million pre-B funding round. The round was led by TRIREC, followed by investors including Banpu NEXT and Equinor Ventures. Green Li-ion was founded in 2020 by Leon Farrant and Reza Katal to develop technology capable of recycling lithium-ion batteries and is now a leading developer of battery recycling technology. The company has developed modular units capable of recycling spent batteries into cathode material that can be used in the production of new batteries. Each unit is able to process 4-6 metric tons of spent batteries per day, the equivalent…