About Us

Thank you for visiting our website. Darmawan & Partners comes to give you alternative option to get SOLUTION for your legal issues.

Our team are keen to listen to your legal issues and offer you the practical, yet commercially workable, solution to your legal issues. Our aim is always to see you and your business partners achieve the deal which is beneficial for all parties and the business can then grow bigger and bigger.

Our association with KontrakHukum, one of the biggest Indonesian digital legal platform, makes our aim to enable our legal services accessible to many more people to be one step closer.

Our Areas

Our team actively advises start-ups investment from seeds investment up to Series E round.

Creative thought in structuring the deal is key-point of our lawyer in handling this type of transaction as reflected in the below footprints:

  • Series E Investment - representing one of the largest information technology companies in the world in conducting Series E investment to an Indonesian technology start-up company;
  • Series C Investment - advising C88 Financial Technologies Pte Ltd in obtaining Series C investment from a group of institutional investors, led by Experian PLC;
  • Series A Investment - representing a rising-star lifestyle retail chain, Goods Dept, in securing Series A investment from a private equity company and its subsequent corporate restructuring;
  • Seeds Funding – representing Montir.id in securing seeds funding from a local venture capital company;
  • Advisory Shares Arrangement – representing Plug N Play Indonesia in structuring cash investment and advisory shares in respect of start-ups companies which are selected during its acceleration program;
  • Funds Injection by Startup Generator – advising Antler in injecting funds to several Indonesian start-up companies which have passed its startup generator program.

Mergers and acquisitions are known as the best non-organic way to grow up the size of your business.

Our team has handled both general and complex M&A deals involving local and international parties as highlighted in following credentials:

  • Strategic Merger - representing an Indonesian conglomerate in structuring a cash-out merger of companies in the health industry;
  • Internal Restructuring - representing a foreign investment company in merging two of its subsidiaries to expand its reach in beverage industry;
  • Tech Company Acquisition – representing a Marketplace company in acquiring two software developer companies as part of expanding its reach in the relevant market;
  • Palm Oil Plantation Acquisition – representing an Indonesian conglomerate group company in acquiring 11 palm oil plantation companies in Kalimantan;
  • Divestment of Founders’ Shares – representing a family of the founders of a card manufacturing company in selling its majority shares to a group of local investors;
  • Assets Acquisition – advising Dell on the Indonesian legal aspect in relation to the sale of “Dell Services” business division worldwide to NTT Data.

In most (if not all) transactions will of course involve funding from either financial institution or non-financial institution.

We are experienced in working with both lenders and borrowers to close various types of financing structures with various types of lenders and borrowers. Some of them are as below:

  • Loan Facility Arrangement – representing Phoenix Capital in providing its 1st loan facility to a group of finance companies in Indonesia;
  • Security Sharing Arrangement – representing Bangkok Bank PCL, Jakarta Branch and other lenders of one of the biggest polyester manufacturing company in structuring a security sharing arrangement over the borrower’s assets in order to secure each loan facility from each of the lenders;
  • Assignment of Receivables - representing Goldman Sachs in purchasing receivables from several banks in respect of an Indonesian conglomerate group borrower;
  • Bridging Loan Facility Arrangement - representing Bangkok Bank PCL in regards to the issuance of a USD 60 million bridging loan facility to PT Barito Pacific Tbk;
  • Product Innovation and Development – advising Digi Asia Bios in developing its offers, such as its e-money, remittance and peer-to-peer lending;
  • Micro Lending Institution Development – advising a micro lending institution, Koperasi Simpan Pinjam Buana Artha Prima, on cooperating with multiple peer-to-peer lending companies in Indonesia and developing products it offers to expand the reach in the market;
  • P2P Company Establishment – aiding more than 5 local and international investors in setting-up an IT based peer-to-peer lending company in Indonesia;
  • Digital Financial Innovation – representing more than 5 local and international financial technology companies in recording its financial technology innovation with the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK).

Ensuring smooth business operations of a company cannot be separated from strong legal support on corporate governance and employment legal matters.

We have been trusted by various local and multinational companies to give such supports to their management team in order to achieve their business goal smoothly without violating the applicable laws in Indonesia. We highlight below some of our major representations:

  • Strategic Marketing Partnership - advising Brightspot Indonesia on a cooperation strategy with Bank BTPN for Jenius apps promotion and Grab Indonesia for cross sponsorship;
  • Strategic Corporate & Employment Decision - advising Rajaampat Biodiversity Resort on various corporate and employment matters;
  • Asset Management - advising Euromedica Group (a slimming center and skin care clinic) on transfer of assets and employees between the companies in its group;
  • Hotel Management Agreement Negotiation - representing several hotel owners in the negotiations to achieve hotel management agreements with various international-branded hotel managers.

Partner

Agung Darmawan

Well-known for his legitimate strength, expertise in law and strategy, and capacity in equipping clients to make a thorough and well-thought decision in a speedy manner, Agung is one of those exceptional lawyers whose clients have trusted him to land on and seize broad range of international and local opportunities, from acting as a counsel to banks and other financial institutions, to advising blooming companies as well as the unicorns.

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Contact

Phone

+62 21 5795 8240

Address

The East Mega Kuningan 37th Floor, South Jakarta, Indonesia

Email

agung@darmalaw.id

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