Erwin Kurnia Winenda is a Partner of HANAFIAH PONGGAWA & PARTNERS (HPRP) and leads the Capital Markets Division and Private Wealth Division within the Financial Services Practice.
He joined HPRP in 2008 after gaining solid experience with other premier law firms in Jakarta for more than 8 years, in various areas, amongst others, corporate, capital markets, banking, infrastructure, and natural resources.
As a capital markets lawyer, Erwin is experienced in advising on legal aspects of financing through capital markets including, acting as issuer’s legal counsel in offshore Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and bonds offerings involving Indonesian companies, and legal counsel for Indonesian companies to conduct an IPO, right issues, secondary offering, tender offer, and debt instruments issuance (bonds and notes) and other capital market transactions. He has represented among others PT Logindo Samudramakmur, Tbk., PT Pelayaran Nasional Bina Buana Raya, Tbk, PT Sejahteraraya Anugrahjaya, Tbk. (Mayapada Hospital), PT Penanaman Modal Madani (Persero) (PT PNM), PT Sugih Energy, Tbk., PT Dharma Satya Nusantara, Tbk. (DSN Group), PT Ramba Energy, Tbk., Pacific Radiance Limited, Marco Polo Marine Pte. Ltd., and TMR Limited.
In the Banking and Finance area, Erwin is experienced in advising on legal aspects (both conventional and sharia compliance) in various bank financing, funding and products of financial institutions and insurance companies. In the Corporate and Commercial area, Erwin has acted as a legal counsel to banks and other financial institutions in the acquisition of banks and other financial institutions (i.e. insurance and multi finance companies). Furthermore, he has taken the role of counsel in spinoffs for banking and fertilizer industries, Merger and Acquisition (M&A), restructuring, divestment, joint venture/JV, and investment matters for financial institutions, mining, infrastructure, and energy. His clients are among others PT Bank Mandiri (Persero), Tbk., PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero), Tbk., PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero), Tbk., PT Bank UOB Indonesia, Indonesia Eximbank, PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja (Persero), PT Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia Government Investment Centre (Pusat Investasi Pemerintah/PIP), PT Batumulia Bumindo, PT Kayan Hidro Energi, PT Renuka Coalindo, Tbk., Sugico Group, IMC Resources, Pty. Ltd., and TSH Resources Group.
Erwin has spoken and moderated panel discussions at seminars and conferences on various topics of legal, finance, and risk management, in Indonesia and overseas. In the Financial Services Practice, Erwin has been quickly gathering credit as a reputable lawyer.
Erwin holds a Bachelor of Law degree (S.H.) from Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia and a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the School of Business and Management ITB, Bandung, Indonesia, majoring in Sharia Banking and Finance. Erwin is a registered Advocate in PERADI (Indonesian Advocate Association) and holds a license as Indonesian Capital Market Legal Counsel from the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK / Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – previously known as BAPEPAM-LK / Capital Market and Financial Institutions Supervisory Board).
His excellent works in legal practice have been recognized by international publications, among others:
- Recognized as a “Rising Star” by IFLR 1000 2015, 2016, and 2017 editions Capital Markets practice
- Listed as a “Asialaw Recommended Individual” in Asialaw Profile 2016 edition.