Bérengère Roig

Bérengère Roig

Senior Associate, Managing Director
Attorney-at-law

t: +65 6808 6402

Bérengère Roig is a member of the commercial group of Chabrier Avocats. Her main areas of practice are commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, LBO, joint ventures, financing and general corporate matters. She was admitted to the Paris bar in October 2011 and joined Chabrier Avocats as an Associate upon qualification.

Bérengère is based in Singapore and she is the managing director of Chabrier Avocats Singapore LLP.

Notable work
  • Assisting a major international oil producing and trading company in relation to the refinancing of a £4 bn syndicated credit facility;
  • Advising an Asian investment funds in acquisition of a Swiss sport and media group (from dataroom to post-completion);
  • Assisting a Singapore fund in setting up an efficient security package governed by Swiss law;
  • Assisting an international insurance company in acquisition of Swiss insurance portfolio;
  • Assisting a major energy trading company in redrafting its GTC and sale and purchase agreements;
  • Advising various international joint-venture transactions (agri-business);
  • Assisting a Singapore listed company in a pre-litigation settlement;
  • Assisting a Swiss company in the partial sale of one of its divisions to a French listed company;
  • Assisting a Swiss company in relation to the acquisition and redevelopment of real estate assets (hotels) in France, Greece, Poland and USA;
  • Assisting a Swiss IT startup company in the development of its commercial activities;
  • Advising a Swiss company in relation to a demerger restructuring;
  • Assisting a UK Investment funds in an acquisition of stake in a Swiss company;
  • Drafting various articles and legal advices on commodities regulations;
  • General legal assistance of Swiss and international family offices (corporate and investments matters, cross-border due diligence review and coordination);
  • Worldwide trademarks registration. 

Jan. 2011 – June 2011 REED SMITH (PARIS): Corporate and Securities Group

  • Represented investment funds in LBO operations;
  • Represented a major hotel group in the sale of one of its French asset;
  • Represented a wind power plants company in partner­ship with French major listed company.

Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2010 LOUIS DREYFUS COMMODITIES SUISSE SA: Legal Counsel for Europe/Black Sea/MEA

  • Drafted, reviewed and negotiated international agreements in different fields of commodity processing and trading, in particular sell and purchase, warehousing, tolling, agency, supply, off-takes, storage and logistic agreements;
  • Managed M&A projects from the letter of intent to post-closing operations, such as acquisition of green field assets, local companies or group of companies, joint venture in West Africa. Drafted and negotiated shares purchase agreements, analysed and conducted due diligence, assisted on financing, registration of securities and anti-monopoly filings;
  • Managed trademarks portfolio (registration of trademarks, domain names and oppositions);
  • Pre-litigation advice and support.

Background
  • University of Paris II Panthéon/Assas & University of Fribourg: Master of law in French and Swiss law.
  • Admitted to the Paris Bar.
Practice Areas
  • International Trading & Commodities
  • Commercial and Corporate Laws
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Services