Investment Banking
Cross Border Strategic Partnerships

Fortman Cline has advised on many strategic partnerships for growth, including cross-border partnerships with regional and international partners who can bring in operating expertise. In 2010, it advised Thai-listed shipping company, Thoresen Thai Agencies, in its 40% acquisition of Petrolift Inc., the largest oil tankering and logistics operator in the Philippines, for US$36 million. In 2011, it advised Euronext-listed Thunderbird Resorts, an international resorts and gaming developer, in forging a joint-venture partnership with local Philippine television and media company Solar Entertainment Corp. for US$52 million in order to expand its Philippine operations.

Cross-Border Strategic Partnerships for Growth