Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Diverse corporate practice, assisting clients on a range of M&A, due diligence, fund formation and franchise mandates. Well versed in sectors such as TMT, oil and gas, finance and real estate, while often advising on IP aspects of transactions. Frequently acts for leading Malaysian corporates and GLCs, often on cross-border matters.

Strengths The department earns praise for its attentiveness, with clients describing the lawyers as "very quick and responsive."

Other clients appreciate that the lawyers "deliver in an effective and timely manner," with one client adding: "For corporate matters, I highly recommend Zain & Co."

Work highlights Assisted Tessolve Engineering Services with the acquisition of the entire issued and paid-up share capital in Spectrum Integrated Technologies. Advised on various matters, including the share sale agreement and regulatory concerns.

Acted for Chemical Company of Malaysia on the proposed placement of 10% of its shares, as well as a consolidation of its ordinary shares. Also assisted with the demerger of CCM Duopharma Biotech from the CCMB group of companies.

Notable practitioners

Salwah Abdul Shukor leads the firm's corporate practice and is well-versed in M&A and ECM matters. Clients benefit from her strong intellectual property and Shari'a law expertise.