DennisBarsky

Partner

Singapur + 65.6233.5959

Dennis Barsky has extensive experience advising major U.S. and Asia-based corporations and private equity funds in cross-border transactions. Dennis regularly advises U.S.-based clients on corporate transactions throughout Asia, including Singapore, China, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam, as well as Asia-based funds and corporations on their U.S. investments. He also has extensive experience advising fund sponsors and investors in the establishment of private equity and real estate funds.

Over his 23-year career, Dennis has advised a range of major corporations and funds, including American Securities, ARA Asset Management, DBS Bank, General Electric, General Motors, Hudson's Bay Company, Getty Images, Hughes Electronics, Koch Industries, Macquarie Capital, MediaOne Group, The Riverside Company, Six Flags, ST Telemedia, Tata Technologies, Temasek Holdings, Toys "R" Us, and Verint Systems.

From 2007 to 2009, Dennis was a partner and portfolio manager at an event-driven hedge fund based in Singapore, where he played a leading role in structuring and managing the fund. Since relocating to Singapore in 2006, he has been consistently recommended in the Chambers Asia and Legal 500 directories and has been previously listed in New York Super Lawyers for M&A.

Erfahrung

  • Greystar forms joint venture between Greystar, MIRA Real Estate, part of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, and APGJones Day advised in the formation of Greystar Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (Greystar APAC), a Singapore joint venture between Greystar, MIRA Real Estate, part of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, and APG.
  • Greystar Asia Pacific forms Greystar China Multifamily Venture I LP with initial $450 million of commitmentsJones Day advised Greystar Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. in connection with the formation of its first fund vehicle, Greystar China Multifamily Venture I LP, a Singapore-based fund that will acquire and develop multifamily real estate and real estate related assets in targeted cities in the Peoples Republic of China.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • INVISTA sells Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment HoldingJones Day advised INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its sale of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
  • Ancora Capital Management forms Ancora Residential Fund LP (ARF LP)Jones Day advised Ancora Capital Management Pte. Ltd. in its formation of Ancora Residential Fund LP (ARF LP), a Singapore-based fund that will invest in apartment development projects in Indonesia.
  • Macquarie Capital participates in additional pre-IPO investment in Singapore-based technology companyJones Day advised Macquarie Capital in connection with an additional pre-IPO investment in a Singapore-based technology company.
  • PAG Holdings sells minority interest to Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings FundJones Day represented PAG Holdings Ltd., one of Asia’s largest independent alternative asset managers, in connection with its sale of a minority interest in PAG to the Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings Fund.
  • NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative divests investment in offshore private equity fundJones Day represented NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited in connection with its divestment of an investment in an offshore private equity fund.
  • tØ.com launches initial coin offeringJones Day is advising tØ.com in connection with their launch of an initial coin offering.
  • AGIC Capital acquires RiteDose Corporation from Olympus PartnersJones Day advised AGIC Capital ("AGIC"), a leading Asian-European private equity firm focused on industrial technology investments, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of The RiteDose Corporation ("RiteDose") from Olympus Partners.
  • Macquarie Capital participates in pre-IPO investment in Singapore-based technology companyJones Day advised Macquarie Capital in connection with a pre-IPO investment in a Singapore-based technology company.
  • Asia Capital Real Estate forms Asia Capital Real Estate Fund 3Jones Day represented Asia Capital Real Estate Pte. Ltd. in connection with the formation of Asia Capital Real Estate Fund 3, a $100 million real estate private equity fund.
  • ST Telemedia invests in U.S.-based technology companyJones Day advised ST Telemedia, in connection with an investment in a U.S.-based technology company.
  • Crescent Point Group invests in LBC ExpressJones Day advised Crescent Point Group in connection with its purchase of a $50 million secured Convertible Instrument to be issued, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions precedent, by LBC Express Holdings, Inc. ("LBC Express"), a Philippine entity listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.
  • ARA Asset Management taken private in $1.28 billion LBO led by Warburg Pincus and AVIC TrustJones Day represented ARA Asset Management Limited ("ARA"), an Asian real estate fund management company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, in connection with its $1.28 billion leveraged buyout led by Warburg Pincus and AVIC Trust via a scheme of arrangement in Bermuda.
  • Singapore Technologies Telemedia invests in Armor DefenseJones Day represented Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd., a Singapore telecom/investment company owned by Temasek Holdings, in connection with its investment of up to $118 million of Series F Preferred Stock of Armor Defense, Inc., a private software company in the cyber security space market.
  • DBS Bank Limited participates in Series A financing round by KasistoJones Day represented DBS Bank Limited in connection with its purchase of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by Kasisto, Inc., a Delaware corporation that develops virtual personal assistant technology for mobile and tablet applications.
  • ARA Asset Management forms ARA Harmony VI to acquire Century LinkJones Day represented ARA Asset Management Limited ("ARA"), an Asian real estate fund management company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, in connection with the establishment of ARA Harmony VI to acquire Century Link, a newly-completed premium-grade integrated commercial property located in Shanghai, China.
  • Toys “R” Us enters India market through retail licensing arrangement with Tablez & ToysJones Day advised Toys "R" Us, Inc.("TRU"), the largest global retailer of toys and juvenile products, in connection with its entry into the India market through a retail licensing arrangement with Tablez & Toys Pvt. Ltd. (“Tablez”), an Indian affiliate of the Abu Dhabi-based Lulu Group, an Indian affiliate of the Abu Dhabi-based retail chain Lulu Group.
  • NEP Group acquires Broadcast Solutions GroupJones Day advised NEP Group Inc. in its acquisition of Broadcast Solutions Group.
  • The following represents experience prior to joining Jones Day.

    ACI Capital
    US$116 million leveraged buyout of Jenny Craig, Inc.
    US$600 million sale of Jenny Craig, Inc. to Nestle Corporation
    US$240 million sale of MVE Holdings to Chart Industries
    US$55 million leveraged buyout of Cornhusker Energy Holdings, Inc.

    Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V.
    US$485 million acquisition of Teksid Aluminum Ltd.

    All American Communications, Inc.
    US$580 million sale of All American Communications, Inc. to Pearson Plc

    American Securities Capital Partners
    US$195 million leveraged buyout of Phillips Health, LLC

    Club Ventures Investments, LLC
    Issuance of Subordinated Promissory Notes

    Counsel Corporation
    US$55 million acquisition of Jewelryonly.com
    US$15 million acquisition of Impower, Inc.

    The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.
    US$60 million acquisition of Bumble and Bumble, LLC

    Gateway, Inc.
    US$217 million acquisition of Advanced Logic Research, Inc.

    General Motors Corporation
    US$2.4 billion investment in Fiat Motors S.p.A

    Gentiva Health Services, Inc.
    US$454 million acquisition of The Healthfield Group, Inc.

    Getty Images, Inc.
    US$32 million acquisition of Eyewire Partners, Inc.
    US$25 million acquisition of American Royal Arts Corp.

    Globe Wireless, Inc.
    US$57 private placement of preferred units

    Hannaford Bros.
    US$3.6 billion sale to Delhaize America, Inc.

    Hughes Electronics, Inc.
    Proposed US$18 billion sale to EchoStar Systems, Inc.

    Hollywood Media, Inc.
    US$35 million sale of Baseline Acquisition Corp.

    MediaOne Group, Inc.
    Proposed US$48 billion merger between MediaOne Group, Inc. and Comcast Corporation
    US$66 billion merger between MediaOne Group, Inc. and AT&T Corp.

    Osaka Gas Company
    US$25 million sale of Espey, Huston & Associates

    SBC Communications, Inc.
    US$3.6 billion acquisition of Sterling Commerce, Inc.

    SEACOR Holdings, Inc.
    US$1.1 billion acquisition of Seabulk International, Inc.
    US$118 million acquisition of Era Aviation, Inc.
    US$15 million disposition of fixed wing division of Era Aviation, Inc.

    Six Flags, Inc.
    US$110 million acquisition of SeaWorld of Ohio
    US$287 million issuance of Preferred Income Equity Redeemable Shares
    US$335 million issuance of 9.5% Senior Notes

    Verint Systems Inc.
    US$51 million acquisition of MultiVision Holdings Limited
    US$52 million acquisition of Mercom Technologies, Inc.

    Vortragstätigkeit

    • October 6, 2017
      NUS Law School Talk
    • September 14, 2016
      DD2.0 - Rebooting the Compliance Diligence Process
    • February 14, 2012
      International Perspective: Doing Business in Foreign Markets
    • 2011
      AsiaGrowth: A Deep Dive Seminar on Doing Business in Asia
    • 2011
      Private Equity Southeast Asia Summit
    • 2011
      SVCA Workshop: Setting Up A Fund Successfully
    • 2008
      3rd Annual Private Equity IQ South East Asia
    • 2007
      20th Anniversary Asian Private Equity & Venture Forum
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