chris wilson

partner
+65 8820 1840

[email protected]

specialties

startups, capital raising, m&a, governance, southeast asia

about chris

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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kindrik partners advises Filipino startup edamama on US$5m pre-series A round

We’re pleased to have advised Edamama, an e-commerce platform targeted at mothers in the Philippines, on its recent US$5 million pre-series A round. Gentree Fund, Robinsons Retail Holdings, Kickstart Ventures, Foxmont Capital partners, and other angel investors participated in the round. Edamama was launched in mid 2020 by Nishant and Bela Gupta D’Souza and grew substantially during the pandemic as customer purchasing shifted from brick-and-mortar stores to online. In addition to purchasing items online, customers can create personalised wish lists with Edamama’s Gift Registry that can be shared with friends and family. The startup also offers Explore, a platform where…

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