Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Corporate/M&A Department

Malaysia
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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. Assists Malaysian and international clients, including GLCs, banks and private equity houses, and is especially active on deals in the insurance and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths

Sources say that the team "possess excellent negotiating skills and are always mindful of clients' interests. They are reliable in providing timely responses and are very accommodative to client requests."

One impressed client says: "I am very satisfied and happy with their work," adding: "They offer very practical and pragmatic advice."

Work highlights

Advised Owens & Minor in relation to its USD710 million acquisition of Halyard Health's Surgical & Infection Prevention business in Malaysia.

Acted for HSS Engineers in connection with its MYR270 million acquisition of engineering consultant firm SMHB.

Work highlights

Tay Weng Hwee is active on a wide range of corporate mandates, including joint ventures, corporate restructurings and M&A. Interviewees say that he is "commercial" and "manages clients' interests well."