Lim Jo Yan & Co

Corporate/M&A Department

Malaysia
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What the team is known for Emerging corporate boutique with a notable M&A practice. Adept in handling acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, private equity deals and fund formation. Services clients from a range of sectors including energy, finance and TMT. Services regional transactions through its links with law firms in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Strengths Clients comment: "Their service is amazing. They immediately point out legal difficulties that the client may face, while simultaneously comprehensively analysing the matters."

Another interviewee adds: "They provide sound legal services at a very personal level, giving us confidence in approaching strategies and taking necessary positions to achieve our objectives."

Work highlights Assisted Annica Holdings with the SGD2 million disposal of a 70% stake in GPE Power systems.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Lim Jo Yan advises clients from a range of sectors on cross-border and domestic M&A, joint venture and private equity deals. Interviewees remark: "He understands the brief very quickly and is good at identifying core issues. He has good commercial acumen and provides workable advice."