Stanley Tan is a senior associate in the Singapore office of Mayer Brown's corporate team. Stanley's core practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, private equity and investment fund transactions, joint ventures and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience advising clients on transactions across various jurisdictions, including in South East Asia, Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien


  • Advised Nestlé S.A. in relation to its exit from PT Nestlé Indofood Citarasa Indonesia (NICI), a joint venture with PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk (Indofood), including the disposal of its 50% stake in NICI to Indofood.
  • Advised Principal Financial Group in its proposed acquisition of controlling stakes in CIMB-Principal Asset Management Group and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management from its joint venture partner CIMB Group Holdings Berhad.
  • Advised CT Corp in relation to its sale of a 49 percent stake in its life insurance business to Prudential Financial, establishing a significant joint venture in the life insurance business in Indonesia.
  • Advised PT CT Corpora on a further minority sale of its retail division, Trans Retail, to an investor.
  • Advised a Hong Kong company in the auction sale of its interest in a global provider of integrated business, corporate and investor services.
  • Advised a Hong Kong company in relation to the restructuring of its water, wastewater and waste businesses in Greater China region, which is a joint venture with a European company.
  • Advised a leading financial institution in relation to its reorganisation in the South East Asia region.
  • Advised an investment company on its proposed acquisition of an insurance company with operation in various Asian countries.
  • Advised a Hong Kong listed company on its formation of partnership with a middle eastern institution.
  • Advised a Japanese company on its disposal of equity interest in a Hong Kong listed company.
  • Advised a Hong Kong listed company in relation to its proposed acquisition of a majority interest in a PRC infrastructure company.
  • Advised a PRC company on its investment in the global offering of a financial institution in Hong Kong.


The University of Hong Kong, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLM in Chinese Law

University of Cambridge, Gonville & Caius College, BA in Law


  • Hong Kong