Rika Rusman is a counsel in Witara Cakra Advocates (WCA), White & Case's associated law firm in Indonesia. Rika specializes in corporate acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate advisory work across various sectors. Rika has over 12 years of experience advising private equity firms, funds and other corporate investors, both foreign and local, in their investment in Indonesia as well as Indonesian business owners in their divestments or cooperation with investors.
Prior to WCA, Rika worked in another International firm's associated law firm in Indonesia and for a short period in its London office advising UK-based clients on cross-border M&A transactions.
Bars and Courts
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on its US$2.3 billion acquisition of a majority shareholding in Bank Permata Tbk from Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International Tbk followed by the integration of its Indonesian branch business with PT Bank Permata Tbk. The acquisition has been named "M&A Deal of the Year" by ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2020.
Receivers in the bankruptcy of CG Power System Belgium N.V., a global electrics components manufacturer in connection with the auction sale of PT CG Power Systems Indonesia, a leading power transformer and electric components manufacturer in Indonesia.
CVC Asia Pacific Limited in its investment in SOHO Group, a local leading pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing and distribution group.