Kongkoch’s principal areas of practice are mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets including IPO and corporate restructuring and infrastructure funds. He represents sellers and purchasers in a wide spectrum of public and private transactions. He has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including financial services, power and renewable energy (solar and wind), real estate/property development and TMT (technology, media and telecoms including tech start-ups and e-commerce. He has managed a wide variety of projects including providing legal services for fund-raising projects in the TMT industries (tech start-ups) and acting as legal counsel for a bidding process to acquire a major international fast-food franchise with over 200 branches in Thailand.

Languages

    • Thai
    • English


Awards and Recognitions

    • Notable practitioner 2019 – 2020 by IFLR1000


Education and Admission

    • LL.M (Taxation), the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, USA
    • LL.M, Vanderbilt University Law School
    • LL.B (Honors), Thammasat University

Significant transactions and projects in which Kom has been involved include:

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures

  • Provide legal opinion and services for fund-raising projects for several TMT (tech start-ups) including online financial investment, online education, cloud accounting software and transportation services.
  • Represented a major consumer finance company in Thailand, on its corporate restructuring and initial public offering (IPO) on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The IPO was 250 million shares for a total offering size of THB 1.73 billion (USD 57.7 million).
  • Act as legal counsel in connection with the intended acquisition of the going-concerns of 239 branches of an international fast-food franchise through a competitive bidding process.
  • Representing B. Grimm Public Company Limited, a Thai listed company engaging in the energy section (generating and selling electricity and steam), as the lead counsel for outbound investment through an acquisition of 55% shares in a project company, operating a solar power plant project with 420 Megawatt in Tay Ninh Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The total investment amount was around THB 1,135 million.
  • Representing TIME dotCom International Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary of a Malaysian listed company for acquisition, through a partial voluntary tender offer, of the of 38.75 percent of the issued share capital of Symphony Communication Public Company Limited, with an approximate total value of THB 1,540 million.
  • Representing Sky ICT Public Company Limited for the acquisition of 100% shares in Raytel Co., Ltd. by way of entire business transfer and the issuance of newly issued shares to a private placement investor as a share swap consideration, with a deal value of THB 540 million.
  • Representing Sky ICT Public Company Limited for the acquisition of 34% shares in Turnkey Communication Service Company Limited by way of entire business transfer and the issuance of newly issued shares to a private placement investor as a share swap consideration, with a deal value of THB 1,555 million.
  • Representing the purchaser to purchase 50% shares in Sky ICT Public Company Limited from its major shareholders through a voluntary tender offer, with a deal value of approximately THB 116 million.
  • Representing Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited, a Thai listed company engaging in the energy section, for the acquisition of 100% shares in BMP Solar Company Limited, operating the solar power plant of 8 Megawatt, with a deal value of approximately THB 244 million.
  • Representing Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited, a Thai listed company engaging in the energy section, for the acquisition of shares in Rang Ngern Solution Company Limited, operating the solar power plants of 55 Megawatt, with a deal value of approximately THB 554 million.
  • Provide legal services for the acquisition of equity interests in a limited company currently engaging in the business of development of a power plant using wind energy.
  • Representing T.K.S. Technologies Public Company Limited, a Thai listed company, for the acquisition of shares in TBSP Public Company Limited through a voluntary tender offer, with a deal value of approximately THB 308 million. (ongoing)
  • Representing BG Container Public Company Limited, a Thai listed company, as the lead counsel for outbound investment in the energy section through an indirect acquisition of 67% shares in a project company, operating a solar power plant project with 100 Megawatt in Phu Yen Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with a deal value of THB 1,250 million. (ongoing)


Capital Markets

  • Advising Team Consulting Engineering and Management Public Company Limited in connection with the domestic initial public offering, July 2018, with an approximate total value of THB 435.6 million.
  • Advising Villa Kunalai Public Company Limited in connection with the domestic initial public offering. (ongoing)
  • Advising Siam Technic Concrete Public Company Limited in connection with the domestic initial public offering. (ongoing)

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