Riandi, or Rey as he is familiarly known, is a senior associate who focuses his practice on banking & finance, project finance, and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). He also regularly assists with capital market, foreign direct investment (FDI), fintech, and general corporate matters.
In banking & finance, he advises on both conventional and sharia lending transactions, including the USD 711-million in financing to Hyundai Mobis for an electric vehicle battery project, and a financial guarantee from Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (a trust fund of the Asian Development Bank) in favor of PT Polytama Propindo (the second-largest polypropylene producer in Indonesia) in connection with issuance of the second tranche of their medium-term sukuk ijarah (Shariah-compliant) notes.
He also advised on the provision of USD 1 billion in acquisition finance to a Belgian special-purpose entity for the acquisition of a Cayman Islands-based energy company.
In addition, he has worked on a variety of government-sponsored infrastructure projects, such as power and clean-water infrastructure schemes, and major telecommunications projects, such as the Palapa Ring fiberoptic project in 2016, and financing for the procurement of two PSN VI satellites in 2017.
In M&A, he advised an Indonesian smelter operator (a subsidiary of a Japanese company) on a major restructuring transaction, and NTT on its global reorganization, including the restructuring of NTT Indonesian subsidiaries PT NTT Indonesia Nexcenter and PT NTT Indonesia.
He has also advised on a long list of capital markets deals, including PT Pertamina (Persero) for their USD 2.95-billion bond issuance that was listed on the Singapore Exchange; and Deutsche Bank AG, Hong Kong Branch, and Morgan Stanley Asia (Singapore) as initial purchasers of the USD 400 million high-yield global bond issued by Indonesian publicly listed coal miner PT Bayan Resources Tbk.
He has also advised on the Indonesian aspects of stock listings on a number of offshore exchanges.
Rey graduated from the University of Indonesia in 2009 in International Law. Prior to joining ABNR, he served successive internships at, first, another prominent law firm in Indonesia and then at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.