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Ira Andamara Eddymurthy

Ira Andamara Eddymurthy
Office:
14th Floor, Mayapada Tower
Jl Jend Sudirman Kav 28
12920
City:
Jakarta
Country:
Indonesia
Tel:
+62 21 521 2038
Fax:
+62 21 521 2039

Biography • Banking - Finance

Ira A Eddymurthy is a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants. Her practice focuses on banking and finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, insurance and tax law. Ms Eddymurthy is lauded for her “sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law” and her “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients” (Chambers & Partners).

Her recent banking and finance work includes representing Enerflex, a global supplier of oil and gas products and services, on all Indonesian aspects of a C$675 million revolving credit facility entered into with syndicated lenders, and advising a Japan-based financial institution on the establishment of REITs to finance the development of shopping centers in Indonesia and other ASEAN countries.

Ms Eddymurthy advised Standard Chartered on a US$90 million ISDA financing arrangement, advised a multinational financial services company on the sale of its credit card and related businesses in Indonesia, and acted as Indonesian counsel to the Japan Bank for International Cooperation on loan arrangements for a vehicle financing company in Indonesia.

Ms Eddymurthy is recognised as an expert in banking, M&A and capital markets by Who’s Who Legal, and as one of the top capital markets and M&A lawyers in Indonesia by Chambers Asia Pacific. She is also regularly recognised by IFLR1000, The Legal 500 and Asia Law & Practice.

Ms Eddymurthy graduated from the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law in 1984 and was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law from 1990 to 1991. She is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association and is licensed as an Indonesian capital markets legal consultant.

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Biography • Capital Markets - Structured Finance

Ira Eddymurthy is a founding partner of SSEK, one of the largest and most highly regarded law firms in Indonesia. Ms Eddymurthy is the head of SSEK’s capital markets team and has extensive experience working with the largest companies doing business in Indonesia.

Ms Eddymurthy is lauded by clients for her “strength in capital markets”, “sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law” and “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients”.

Her recent work highlights include advising private equity firm SK Capital Partners on all Indonesian aspects of its US$500 million global acquisition of the textile chemicals, paper specialties and emulsions businesses of Clariant Corporation. She represented GlaxoSmithKline in a US$50 million deal that saw the global healthcare company take full control of its Indonesian Consumer Healthcare business, while divesting a non-core brand in the country.

Ms Eddymurthy advised Standard Chartered Bank on a complex US$90 million ISDA financing arrangement for the Adani Group and led the SSEK team advising Siam Cement Group in its US$135 million acquisition of the Indonesian assets of an Australian construction materials supplier.

Ms Eddymurthy is recognised as one of Indonesia’s leading lawyers in the fields of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and banking and finance by Who's Who Legal, Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.

Ms Eddymurthy graduated from the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law in 1984 and was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law from 1990 to 1991. She is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association and is licensed as an Indonesian capital markets legal consultant.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

Biography • Corporate - Merger & Acquisition

Ira Eddymurthy is a founding partner of SSEK, one of the largest and most highly regarded law firms in Indonesia. Ms Eddymurthy leads SSEK’s mergers and acquisitions practice and has extensive experience working with the largest companies doing business in Indonesia. She is lauded for her “sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law” and her “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients” (Chambers & Partners).

Among her recent transactions, Ms Eddymurthy acted for Pertamina, the Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas company, in the purchase of a significant stake in Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama. She advised GlaxoSmithKline on the Indonesian aspects of its global transaction with Novartis that saw the companies complete a series of asset swaps. Ms Eddymurthy also advised GlaxoSmithKline on a deal that saw it take full control of its Indonesian Consumer Healthcare business. Ms Eddymurthy acted for Dai-ichi Life Insurance of Japan in its US$337 million acquisition of a 40 per cent stake in Indonesia’s PT Panin Life. This was the first M&A transaction involving an Indonesian insurance company to go before the OJK, Indonesia’s financial services regulator.

Ms Eddymurthy graduated from the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law in 1984 and was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law from 1990 to 1991. Ms Eddymurthy is recognised as an expert in mergers and acquisitions, banking, capital markets, energy and project finance by Who’s Who Legal, and as one of the top banking and finance, capital markets and M&A lawyers in Indonesia by Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

WWL says: Ira Eddymurthy is particularly recommended for her M&A transactional work with clients praising her as a “consummate expert”

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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