Ashurst has added Waltter Kulvik as a partner in its corporate transaction practice in Singapore. Joining from Sidley Austin, Kulvik specialises in cross-border M&A and corporate work, with a focus towards infrastructure, power and real estate asset classes. His practice also involves joint ventures, in particular acting for Asian clients on joint ventures with western businesses, reorganisations and restructurings, as well as venture capital. He began his career at Gibson Dunn in London, prior to moving to Singapore, where he specialised in private equity before focusing on private M&A.
Gadens has added Renae Suttor as a partner in its banking and finance team. Suttor joins from MinterEllison, with 15 years of top tier experience in Sydney and London. After training at MinterEllison, she spent eleven years in London, as a key member of Clifford Chance’s market-leading property investment and development finance practice, before returning to MinterEllison. Suttor specialises in real estate development and investment finance origination and restructuring, and has extensive experience in complex, multi-jurisdictional lending and consensual workouts and restructurings.