A. Charlie R. Malessy

A. Charlie R. Malessy

Charlie R. Malessy joined SSEK in 2020 after having previously worked at another prominent law firm in Jakarta, where he focused primarily on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and commercial disputes. Charlie also worked at a prominent venture capital firm, where his focus was fundraising for startups around the ASEAN region.

At SSEK, Charlie specializes in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial law, trade, and banking and finance. Charlie's diverse background helps him provide insightful, commercially-driven, interdisciplinary and strategic advice and assistance to clients. Charlie has helped represent Fortune 500 and Forbes Global companies, including General Electric, Boeing, Mastercard, Yamaha Motor, Posco and Roche.

In the mergers and acquisitions space, Charlie leads SSEK team members in assisting and advising private and public companies in various business sectors, including banking, energy and mineral resources (including renewable energy), healthcare, hotels, financial institutions, manufacturing, oil and gas, plantations and telecommunications.

His experience includes assisting PT Indo Kordsa Tbk as the surviving company and PT Indo Kordsa Polyester as the merging company in a merger to consolidate Kordsa Teknik Tekstil’s presence in Indonesia, acting for General Electric as Indonesian counsel in connection with the contemplated global spinoff of three business units, and representing Bank Index and its majority shareholders in a rights issue transaction and representing the bank’s minority shareholders in selling their direct holdings.

Charlie also assists clients in cross-border and domestic finance transactions, where his experience includes representing one of the biggest Indonesian state-owned banks in an IDR 3 trillion financing facility to one of Indonesia’s largest telecommunications infrastructure providers. He has also been heavily involved in leading teams advising clients on general corporate matters and assisting clients with legal due diligence projects.

Charlie is a frequent participant and speaker in workshops and seminars on the Indonesian legal sector and mergers and acquisitions. He was a featured speaker at the HukumOnline Law Festival and ET-Asia’s Corporate Legal Acceleration Program and Basic Contract Course.

Charlie is fluent in English and Indonesian.

  • University of Indonesia, S.H., 2017
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  • Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi)
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