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Iril was a founding partner of our firm and now serves as Managing Partner. He is a leader of our corporate practice. He has over two decades of experience advising on major cross border transactions in Indonesia. He has advised on major investments and merger &acquisition transactions, privatisations and capital market transactions in Indonesia, focusing on international clients.


Iril's experience include:


A US Listed Manufacturing Company in relation to the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in an Indonesian filtration products manufacturing company and related land transactions

Mitsubishi Corporation in relation to its disposal of interest in an Indonesian ammonia manufacturing company

A Japanese Water Supply Company in relation to the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in an Indonesian private water treatment construction services company and related asset transfer transactions

A Japanese IT Services Provider Company on its proposed investment in a leading Indonesian IT solution company and business division of a leading Indonesian IT and communication company

A Japanese Trading Company on its minority investment into a listed retail company

Sumitomo Corporation in relation to its establishment of e-commerce company

Carlyle Group on its private equity investment in a telecom sector related company in Indonesia

CVC Asia Pacific on its USD275 million private equity investment in Indonesian fixed broadband and cable TV operator, Link Net through a combination of pricing shares in Link Net and bonds issued by First Media, the listed parent company of Link Net

Cargill Group on its acquisition of a controlling interest in listed food ingredients manufacturer Sorini Agro Asia and follow on tender offer

British American Tobacco (BAT) on its US$494m acquisition of a controlling interest in listed cigarette company Bentoel Internasional Investama, followed by mandatory tender offer, restructuring of Bentoel listed bonds and merger with BAT’s existing listed Indonesian subsidiary

Orica Australia on the establishment of a joint venture company with the Armindo Group to engage in manufacturing of ammonium nitrate in Bontang, East Kalimantan

Schiphol International/British Airport Authority as the leading bidders in respect of the proposed privatisation of Soekarno - Hatta international airport, Jakarta operated currently by Angkasa Pura II

Jakarta Regional Water Company (PAM JAYA) on the privatisation of Jakarta's water distribution network




Iril Hiswara is described by sources as having 'a good understanding of business needs,' and is greatly valued by his clients.

Chambers and Partners, 2015

Leading individual – Corporate and M&A

The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2012 - 2015

Founding partner Iril Hiswara is respected by peers for his skill in both M&A and capital markets.

Chambers and Partners, 2014

Iril Hiswara heads HBT's corporate team, which applies 'a great depth of knowledge and experience in Indonesia' to corporate transactions.

The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2014

"Leading Lawyers – Capital markets, Merger & Acquisition"

IFLR1000, 2011-2013

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