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Vipavee Map Kaosala

Vipavee Map Kaosala

Foreign Legal Counsel

Foreign Legal Counsel
Vipavee Map Kaosala

Vipavee Map Kaosala is experienced in M&A and corporate finance. She advises financial institutions, MNCs and private equity houses on cross-border M&A, public takeovers, joint ventures, business reorganisations, foreign direct investments, securities related transactions and regulatory issues relating to financial services.

Vipavee's transactional experience covers a wide range of sectors, including financial services, TMT, consumer goods and retail, insurance, manufacturing, renewable energy and healthcare. Her deal experience spans a number of South East Asian jurisdictions, but with particular focus on Thailand. She is admitted in Thailand and England & Wales, and is a native Thai speaker.

  • T S Global Holdings Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Tata Steel) on its disposal of NatSteel Holdings Pte. Ltd. and Tata Steel (Thailand) Public Company Limited to Hebsteel Global Holding Pte. Ltd., an entity controlled by China's HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
  • CVC Capital Partners on its 50 percent acquisition of Thai-based consumer finance business Ngern Tid Lor from Bank of Ayudhya PCL, as part of a CVC-led consortium including Equity Partners Limited
  • TPG Capital on its investment in Jetanin Company Limited, a leading IVF business based in Thailand, by way of a significant minority acquisition
  • CLSA Real Estate Partners Limited on its acquisition of 51% interest in Avignon Holdings Limited, a property investment and asset management business based in Europe

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Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • Thammasat University (LLB) 2007
  • London School of Economics, UK (LLM in Corporate and Securities Law) 2009
  • Admitted as an attorney-at-law in Thailand 2009
  • Associate, Thanathip & Partners Legal Counsellors Limited 2009
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2013
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2019
  • Partner, Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd. 2021

Professional bodies

  • Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • Law society of England and Wales

Awards and citations

  • Band 1: Corporate & Finance – Thailand (Expertise Based Abroad)
    Chambers & Partners 2024
  • Rising Star Partner: M&A – Thailand
    IFLR1000 2023
  • Named in “ALB ASIA 40 UNDER 40 2021”
    Asian Legal Business