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Ira Andamara Eddymurthy

Ira Andamara Eddymurthy

SSEK Legal Consultants14th Floor, Mayapada TowerJl Jend Sudirman Kav 28JakartaIndonesia12920

Global Leader

Banking - Finance 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ira Andamara Eddymurthy is a standout banking practitioner in the Asia-Pacific market. She has over 30 years of experience advising clients on project finance, insurance and regulatory issues.

Biography

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

Ms Eddymurthy is advising a bidder on the contemplated acquisition of one of the largest banks in Indonesia by assets, and she recently assisted a client with the refinancing of a toll road development project. Ms Eddymurthy led the SSEK team that advised Malaysian investment holding company RII Holdings Sdn Bhd on its acquisition of a substantial equity interest in leading Indonesian logistics company PT Pandu Siwi Sentosa, as has been reported.

Ms Eddymurthy is advising a foreign bank on its offshore loan portfolio in Indonesia, acted for the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility in its role as guarantor in the issuance of two tranches of medium-term notes, and advised Standard Chartered on a US$90 million ISDA financing arrangement.

Ms Eddymurthy is recognised as an expert in banking, capital markets, M&A and project finance by Who’s Who Legal, and as one of the top M&A lawyers in Indonesia by Chambers Asia-Pacific. She is regularly recognised by IFLR1000The Legal 500 and Asia Law & Practice. Ms Eddymurthy was named Woman Lawyer of the Year at the 2017 Asian Legal Business Indonesia Law Awards.

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 1990–1991.

Energy 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The distinguished Ira Eddymurthy is a go-to name in the Indonesian market with a considerable experience in the oil and gas sector.

Biography

Ira A Eddymurthy is a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants and one of Indonesia’s most experienced and most highly regarded lawyers. Ms Eddymurthy is a supervising partner of SSEK’s energy and natural resources practice and has extensive experience working with multinationals and large domestic companies on energy projects.

She is lauded for her “sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law” and her “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients” (Chambers and Partners).

Ms Eddymurthy’s recent representations include acting for the Indonesian Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises and Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, in the formation of an oil and gas holding SOE, a US$4 billion deal that created Indonesia’s largest state-owned holding company.

She advised the Indonesian government-owned electricity company on all aspects of a power purchase agreement for a US$2.2 billion project designed by the International Finance Corporation and advised Adani Group on complex financing arrangements for natural resource companies. Ms Eddymurthy advises and assists Total with its operations in Indonesia, acts for McDermott on its projects in Indonesia’s energy service sector, and acts for Energy Development Corporation, one of the world’s largest geothermal energy producers, on its ongoing projects in Indonesia.

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 1990-91. She is recognised as an expert practitioner in energy and project finance by IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal.

Ms Eddymurthy is acting chairwoman of the commercial law and practice commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Indonesia.

M&A 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ira Andamara Eddymurthy is praised for her extensive experience in M&A deals as well as her deep knowledge of regulatory frameworks.

Biography

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 is lauded as “one of the top corporate lawyers in Indonesia, with a wealth of knowledge and deal experience” (Chambers & Partners).

Ms Eddymurthy represented the Indonesian Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises and Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, in the formation of an Oil and Gas Holding SOE, a US$4 billion deal that created Indonesia’s largest state-owned holding company. She was Indonesian counsel for Procter & Gamble in its US$4.2 billion acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck, and advised Siam Cement Group, through Thai Containers Group, on its acquisition of two Indonesian manufacturing companies.

Ms Eddymurthy acted as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba in its US$1 billion purchase of a controlling stake in online retailer Lazada, and acted for Dai-ichi Life Insurance in its US$337 million acquisition of a stake in Indonesia's PT Panin Life.

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 recognised as an expert in mergers and acquisitions, banking, 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 & Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

Ms Eddymurthy is acting chairwoman of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Indonesia.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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