Albar & Partners

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for

Highly respected ECM offering, especially noted for its handling of large and complex IPOs, rights issuances and other transactions. Gains increased recognition for its diverse corporate practice, regularly advising leading energy, infrastructure, finance and real estate clients on M&A, reverse takeovers, joint ventures and venture capital.


Clients are impressed by the firm's track record in this space: "Albar & Partners is perhaps the best legal firm in Kuala Lumpur for corporate transactions."

Other interviewees commend the firm's "good technical knowledge and professionalism," as well as its "fast turnaround of work whilst maintaining the necessary quality."

Work highlights

Acted for Malaysia Building Society on its MYR644.95 million acquisition of Asian Finance Bank from Tadhamon International Islamic Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank, RUSD Investment Bank and Financial Assets Bahrain.

Assisted KIP REIT Management with its initial public offering of 234,150,000 shares.

Notable practitioners

Lily Tan (Tan Chea Li) is best known for her ECM expertise while also being well placed to advise on general corporate mandates. She handles big-ticket IPOs and other listings, as well as M&A, joint ventures and reverse takeovers. Sources describe her as a "very strong lawyer."