David Ang

Consultant, Corporate & Finance


  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1983)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (1984)

David Ang is a Consultant in Drew & Napier’s Corporate & Finance Department. He has 28 years of legal experience and was the former Managing Director of the Corporate & Finance Department.

Over the years, David has consistently been recognised as a leading individual in Singapore in the areas of his practice by prestigious international legal publications such as The Asia Pacific 500, Chambers, IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Practical Law Company Which Lawyer?, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.

The transactions that David has handled include:

  • Acted as counsel in connection with the sale and transfer of the entire banking business of the Singapore branch of Fortis Bank (Nederland) N.V. to a new banking branch, Fortis Bank S.A./N.V.

  • Acted for Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd in its maiden syndicated term loan facility of up to US$300 million obtained through ST Treasury Services Ltd, the treasury vehicle of the ST group, from Barclays Bank PLC, as agent, acting on behalf of a group of syndicated lenders. The loan was arranged by a group of lead mandated arrangers and the syndicated lenders include, amongst others, Barclays bank PLC, BNP Paribas, Credit Lyonnais, ING Bank N.V. and Societe Generale Asia Limited.

  • Acted for DBS Bank Ltd in a S$700 million transferable loan facility to Times Properties Pte Ltd.

  • Acted for Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited in its joint venture with Zuellig Pharma Holdings Limited and Quintiles Transnational Corp.

  • Acted as counsel for Singapore Cable Vision Limited in a multi-billion dollar merger with Starhub Pte Ltd.

Best Lawyers International: Singapore

Banking 2021 - Endorsed individual for 13 consecutive years
Corporate Law 2021 - Endorsed individual for 8 consecutive years

Chambers Asia

Banking & Finance 2010 - Leading Individual for 4 years

  • “a well-respected practitioner who always knows the best way to achieve a deal”
  • “focussed and intellectually gifted lawyer”

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

Leading lawyer 2010 for 3 consecutive years

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

Banking & Finance 2009/2010 - Leading individual for 9 consecutive years

  • “Consultant David Ang has an excellent market reputation”

Practical Law Company Which Lawyer?

Banking & Finance 2010/2011 - Leading lawyer for 3 consecutive years

  • “Maintains a strong banking practice and is known for his strong links with Singapore's banking community.”

Who's Who Legal: Singapore 

Banking 2008 - Leading lawyer 

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law