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Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 5MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Bolstered by the merger between Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff, the team provides deep expertise in both ECM and M&A matters. Well placed to handle IPOs and rights issuances, frequently acting for issuers, as well as advising on acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. Active for Malaysian clients in various sectors, including the chemical and property industries.

Strengths

One client praises the team for its "in-depth knowledge and responsiveness. There is personal attention given by the team to issues raised and a sense of urgency in their work. Their approach is practical and focused on solving issues in an equitable and practical manner."

Another client appreciates their "wealth of experience in IPOs."

Work highlights

Assisted Gagasan Nadi Cergas with its proposed MYR158 million acquisition of the entire ordinary shares in Konsortium PAE Sepakat.

Acted for Rampai Niaga on the IPO of 177,274,000 ordinary shares in InNature, worth a total of MYR451 million.

Notable practitioners

Tan Ming-li is "highly competent and a leader who understand clients' needs and requirements," according to one interviewee. She frequently acts on behalf of issuers in IPOs.

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Corporate/Commercial: Equity Capital Markets


Ming-li Tan
Band 3