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Nithi Soomswasdi

Partner – LLB, LLM

Specialises in: Banking & Finance | Corporate / M&A | Insolvency & Restructuring | Investment in Myanmar

Nithi has substantial experience in banking, domestic and trans-national lending, debt restructuring, project finance, joint venture, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets. His clients gain from his expertise in providing accurate advice and workable solution, drafting and negotiating for contract terms favorable to clients.

Nithi also advises clients on corporate and commercial transactions. Nithi has advised the Agricultural Futures Trading Commission and the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand in drafting regulations on futures trading of white rice and smoked rubber sheets. He has recently been appointed as a member of the Panel of Counsels to the Agricultural Futures Trading Commission. The Chairman of the Panel is the Director General of Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce. Nithi’s extensive work in Banking & Finance also extends to his advising of Siam Future Development in relation to a syndicated loan of 6,600,000,000 Baht granted to Siam Future Development by KasikornBank and Siam Commercial Bank for utilization in relation to the development and construction of the Mega Bangna Project.

Debt Securities | Securitization
Nithi has hands on experience of this sector and vast expertise of drafting and reviewing the documentation required by the Stock Exchange of Thailand and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has advised in relation to asset securitization, issuance of bonds and commercial papers, establishment of property funds, private funds and venture capital. His advice is grounded in first hand knowledge of what actually works.

Nithi’s recent work in this field has included:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • advising a Bahrainian investor in relation to investment in and acquisition of shares from a subsidiary of Natural Park, a large real estate developer, for the operation of and investment in a hotel at Siam Square. This included drafting the share sale and purchase agreement as well as the shareholders agreement. This is high value transaction and our work on it entailed liaising with the various cross border parties as well as taking into account the complexities of foreign business investment in Thailand. Our work in this matter also included advising in relation to the structure of a joint venture, including an analysis of various agreements, including construction agreements, financing documentation, agreements for the appointment of professional consultants as well as examining the assets and liabilities of the parties involved in the transaction. Completion of this transaction will see the opening of two major new hospitality venues in central Bangkok.

Tel +66 2646 1888 ext: 1003 Fax +66 2646 1919
Email Nithi@SiamPremier.com