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Nicole Chua


CMS Holborn Asia
7 Straits View
Marina One East Tower
Singapore 018936
Languages English, Chinese

Nicole is an associate in the Funds and Indirect Real Asset team in Singapore. She advises on fund formation, fund investments and fund closings and on Singapore regulatory and compliance issues. She advises on transactions across the APAC region, as well as advising Asia-based investors on their investments into the UK and Europe. She has also advised funds and investors across a wide range of sectors including real estate, infrastructure, PE, VC, debt, bonds and credit funds.

Nicole is a committee member of the Urban Land Institute’s Young Leaders Group for Singapore and is increasingly called on to share her knowledge at industry events, especially with regards to the impact of technology on the funds sector and on developments in venture capital trends and fund terms.

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Relevant experience

  • LaSalle GPS on a co-investment fund established to acquire a major office building in Beijing for in excess of USD 200 million.
  • UBS’ global multi manager team on more than USD 5 billion of investments into multiple pan-Asian and North American real estate funds, co-investments and other structured real estate transactions.
  • Two institutional investors on their respective investments into a SGD 585 million fund investment partnership with Logos to acquire the REC Solar Panel Plant in Singapore.
  • Play Ventures on the establishment, closing and operation of the world's first global gaming focused venture capital fund, including advising on the establishment and licensing of the MAS-licensed venture capital fund manager.
  • The trustees of three UK pension schemes on more than US$600 million of investments into two funds established to participate in the US Federal Reserve’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
  • Fairway Capital on the establishment, closing and operation of FC Property Fund Ltd, a Real Estate Fund focused on the Prime Central London residential market in the UK.
  • Peakside Capital in connection with the marketing of Peakside Income Fund I, S.C.S, SICAV-RAIF, a part-tokenised fund, to accredited and institutional investors in Singapore.
  • Ship Street Advisors on the structuring, establishment, closing and operation of UKRO II, a Real Estate Fund focused on regional office buildings in the UK.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore.
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law. 
  • Member, Young Leaders Group Committee - Urban Land Institute.
  • Member, ANREV.
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  • 2013 – L.L.B., National University of Singapore, Singapore.
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