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Albar & Partners

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 4MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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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. Continues to gain recognition for its diverse corporate practice, regularly advising leading energy, infrastructure and manufacturing clients on M&A and joint ventures, alongside restructuring work. Frequently entrusted by top Malaysian corporates.

Strengths

A client appreciates that the team "has a good track record as counsel for large IPOs in Malaysia, signifying that they have the necessary experience and expertise" and "an ability to turn around work within tight deadlines."

Work highlights

Acted for Leong Hup International on its IPO issuance, which had a total market capitalisation of MYR4 billion.

Assisted Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor with its MYR2.55 billion disposal of Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor to Pengurusan Air Selangor.

Notable practitioners

Cassandra Hogg Samuel is "knowledgeable, hard-working and provides fast turnaround time," according to one client. She is respected in the market for her work advising Malaysian issuers on IPOs.

Lily Tan (Tan Chea Li) is a market leader in ECM matters, frequently acting for issuers on IPOs and other equity issuances. A client describes her as having "answers at her fingertips for the most difficult issues, and good connections."

Seet Hooi Ping has an established M&A practice, frequently advising Malaysian corporates on acquisitions and corporate restructuring. She often handles deals in the infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

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Malaysia

Corporate/Commercial: Equity Capital Markets


Cassandra Hogg Samuel
Up and Coming
Chea Li (Lily) Tan
Band 1

Corporate/M&A


Hooi Ping Seet
Band 4