Kadir Andri & Partners

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Diverse corporate practice, notable for its proficiency in complex M&A and ECM transactions. Regularly acts for leading Malaysian and international companies, especially on IPOs, joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals, as well as corporate restructuring. Its practice encompasses several industry sectors, including TMT, property, publishing and engineering.

Strengths Interviewees note: "Their strength is their contacts with local regulators," as well as "an ability to apply their experience in a way that makes commercial sense."

Work highlights Advised DRB-HICOM on the disposal of ten property assets, as well as all its hospitality assets, for a combined value of MYR1.9 billion.

Notable practitioners

Abdul Kadir Kassim is a renowned corporate practitioner, highly regarded for his long-standing presence in the market. He has almost 50 years of experience, with sources noting: "He has a very commercial approach, plus strong contacts with key regulators and ministries."

Tan Kong Yam is highly regarded for his advice on IPOs, while he is also busy on M&A deals. He acts for Malaysian and foreign clients on deals in a range of industries including the automotive and publishing sectors.

Samuel Hong is well regarded for handling acquisitions and disposals across numerous industry sectors, for international as well as Malaysian companies. Clients say: "His advice is very comprehensive, practical and commercially sound."