Stephanie Keen

With the benefit of international experience, and vast regional knowledge, Stephanie knows how to get the job done.  Adopting a direct and straightforward manner, Stephanie applies her no-nonsense approach while leading the Corporate & Finance practice in Asia Pacific. Stephanie has been based in Singapore since 2009.  Recognised as one of few leading private equity lawyers in Asia Pacific, Stephanie is praised by clients for being very good at looking at the bigger picture. She is particularly adept at closing international deals in complex Asian markets, adopting a focused approach whilst being alert to cultural nuances.

Time spent in London and New York advising large corporations and private equity houses ensures that Stephanie gets what is important when looking at investment opportunities, particularly from commercial and risk appetite perspectives. Stephanie’s legal representation spans advising corporates, lenders, and private equity houses on leveraged buy-outs, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, and corporate restructurings.

Stephanie is a dynamic supporter of diversity and citizenship in the work place, recognising its importance both locally as well as to the global firm. Stephanie heads up the diversity committee in Singapore, sits on the firm’s global diversity committee and most recently has been appointed regional head for diversity in Asia Pacific for the firm’s Corporate & Finance practice group.

Stephanie is practical, efficient, uncompromising, and results-oriented. Frequently praised for her extraordinary combination of work ethic, judgement, and diplomacy, Stephanie is the trusted advisor clients want sitting on their side of the table in negotiations.