Wu Zhaoqi’s areas of practice encompass equity and debt capital markets and general corporate and compliance advisory work for Singapore-listed companies.
She has advised issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, including IPOs, rights issues of equity, debt and warrants, placements, establishment of debt programmes and offerings of straight debt, retail bonds, convertible, exchangeable and perpetual securities.
Significant transactions that she has advised on include Singapore Airlines Limited’s S$8.8 billion rights issue of shares and mandatory convertible bonds (Singapore’s largest ever rights issue), the S$1.39 billion IPO of Asian Pay Television Trust, the concurrent issue by OUE Limited of S$304.7 million convertible and exchangeable bonds (the first concurrent equity-linked issuance by a Singapore listed company), the establishment of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited’s S$5 billion Guaranteed Medium Term Note Programme (the first programme by a Singapore issuer allowing for offers to institutional or accredited investors and retail investors, pursuant to the seasoning and exempt bond frameworks) and the first issuance of retail notes under the Programme.
Zhaoqi was called to the Singapore Bar in 2009 and joined Allen & Gledhill the same year. She was seconded to the London office of Linklaters LLP in 2010/2011. She is also recognised by IFLR1000 as a Notable Practitioner for Capital markets: Debt and Capital markets: Equity.