Ken is a Partner at the Firm. Ken specializes in capital market, mergers and acquisitions, and financial services. He regularly represents major international and domestic business groups, international banks and financial institutions in various high profile transactions, including (i) public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities (both domestic and international offerings under Regulation S or Rule 144A of the US Securities Act); (ii) mergers and acquisitions of private companies and listed companies (including advising on the subsequent mandatory tender offer processes); and (iii) corporate and debt restructuring transactions. He also regularly advises international banks, capital market intermediaries, fund managers and other financial institutions, and publicly listed companies on compliance, governance and regulatory matters.
For several years, he has been consistently ranked by leading legal directories such as IFLR1000, Chambers Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business. His most recent awards include ALB Indonesia Rising Star (Asian Legal Business, 2021), Rising Star Lawyer for Capital Markets (IFLR1000, 2020 and 2021), Up and Coming Lawyer for Capital Markets (Chambers Asia Pacific, 2020 and 2021), Next Generation Partner for Capital Markets (Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2020 and 2021) and Next Generation Lawyer for Capital Markets (Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018 and 2019).
Chambers & Partners (Chambers Asia Pacific, 2020), a leading independent legal directory, quotes clients praising “Ken’s advice is very thorough and delivered concisely with confidence and efficiency” and “He puts our needs at the top of his priority when negotiating with counterparties”. Legal 500 (Asia Pacific, 2020) also quotes that Ken is a pleasure to work with.
Before joining TJAJO & Partners, Ken was an Associate Partner at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (Baker & McKenzie International’s member firm in Indonesia).
Ken is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI), the Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants (HKHPM) and the International Bar Association (IBA).
Capital Market, Corporate and M&A, Financial Services
- Bachelor of Law, University of Indonesia (2009) (ranked 1st; honored as Valedictorian)
- New York University School of Law, LL.M. (2014) (honored as a Dean’s Graduate Scholar)
- Member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)
- Member of the Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM)
- The International Bar Association (IBA)
Admitted to the Indonesian Bar Association and practice in the courts