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Shawn Tan practices in the area of private equity, with a particular focus on advising fund sponsors in the establishment of private equity, real estate, infrastructure, venture capital, and hedge funds. He advises clients located throughout Asia, including Singapore, India, and China, as well as U.S. and European clients on their Asia transactions. In addition, he regularly works with sovereign wealth funds, development finance institutions, fund managers, and corporations on their investments into private funds.

Shawn has recently worked with clients such as Macquarie Capital, Greystar Real Estate Partners, CBRE Global Investment Partners, OMERS Administration Corporation, The Townsend Group, ARA Asset Management, and EDBI, among others.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, Shawn practiced in the London and Singapore offices of a leading Magic Circle law firm where he advised clients on the establishment of and investment into private funds and the ongoing regulatory obligations applicable to fund managers. He previously worked with clients such as CBRE Asia Pacific, CapitaLand Investment Management, Prologis, CLSA PA Realty, Tata Capital, Insignia Ventures Partners, Antler, Temasek, Mubadala Capital, International Finance Corporation, and DEG.


  • SunPower closes sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day advised SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • Macquarie Capital acquires interest in pre-IPO Indonesia-based technology companyJones Day advised Macquarie Capital in connection with the acquisition of an interest in a pre-IPO Indonesia-based technology company.
  • Macquarie Capital acquires interest in pre-IPO China-based technology companyJones Day advised Macquarie Capital in connection with a pre-IPO investment in a China-based technology company.
  • EDBI invests in Cityneon Holdings Pte. Ltd.Jones Day advised EDB Investments Pte Ltd, the investment arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board ("EDB"), in connection with its investment into Cityneon, an experience entertainment company headquartered in Singapore.
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