Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded corporate practice offering the full range of corporate and commercial services. Frequently handles cross-border transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, FDI and private equity deals. Also handles deals involving equity issuances. Assists Malaysian and international clients, including GLCs, banks and private equity houses, and is especially active on deals in the insurance, TMT, healthcare, food and beverage and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths An interviewee notes: "They are professional and understanding of client and business needs."

A client appreciates the team's "quick turnaround and efficiency."

Work highlights Advised Sapura Energy on its USD975 million joint venture deal with OMV Aktiengesellschaft.

Notable practitioners

Tay Weng Hwee advises clients on M&A deals and joint ventures in a range of sectors such as infrastructure and insurance. One source notes: "He has vast experience in assisting with the negotiation of commercial terms."