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

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

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’s recent representations include a credit guarantee and investment facility in the issuance of medium-term notes; and a London-based multinational in the establishment of an insurance and reinsurance company in Indonesia. Ms Eddymurthy led the SSEK team acting as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba in its US$1 billion purchase of a controlling stake in South East Asian online retailer Lazada.

Ms Eddymurthy represented 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; advised Standard Chartered on a US$90 million ISDA financing arrangement; and acted as Indonesian counsel to Japan Bank for International Cooperation on loan arrangements for a vehicle financing company in Indonesia.

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 IFLR1000, 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 to 1991.

WWL says: Ira Andamara Eddymurthy is one of the standout names in the Asia-Pacific banking sector, an area in which she is highly sought after for her extensive experience.

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Who's Who Legal 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 “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients” (Chambers & Partners).

Ms Eddymurthy was the lead attorney in the recent merger of PT Sanofi-Aventis Indonesia and PT Aventis Pharma, and advised on Alibaba’s US$1 billion purchase of a controlling stake in online retailer Lazada. She acted for Pertamina, the Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas company, in the purchase of an additional stake in PT Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama, as part of PT TPPI’s restructuring, and advised GlaxoSmithKline on the Indonesian aspects of its global transaction with Novartis that saw the companies complete a series of asset swaps.

Ms Eddymurthy acted for Dai-ichi Life Insurance in its US$337 million acquisition of a stake in Indonesia’s PT Panin Life, 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, 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 and PartnersThe Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

WWL says: Ira Andamara Eddymurthy enjoys a stellar reputation across the Asia-Pacific region for her outstanding expertise handling corporate restructurings and transactions.

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