Prudential Eastspring Investments’ Proposed Acquisition Of A Controlling Stake In Thanachart Fund Management

Slaughter and May has advised Prudential Plc in relation to the entry into by Eastspring Investments, Prudential’s Asian asset management business, of a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Thanachart Bank to acquire a controlling stake in Thanachart Fund Management Co., Ltd.

TFUND is Thailand’s 9th largest asset manager.

Eastspring is a global asset manager with Asia at its core, offering innovative investment solutions to meet the financial needs of clients. The Company is the asset management business of Prudential plc.

Slaughter and May supported Eastspring and Prudential’s internal legal team, led by Alice Chan, on the transaction.

The team was composed of partner Chris McGaffin (Picture), Ben Heron (associate), Jenny Leung (associate), Adrienne Yeung (associate).

Involved fees earner: Ben Heron – Slaughter and May; Jenny Leung – Slaughter and May; Chris McGaffin – Slaughter and May; Adrienne Yeung – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: Prudential;