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Corporate & Finance (International Firms)

Band 2MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Experienced Singapore-based Malaysia practice with key strength in equity and debt issuances, as well as M&A and private equity deals. Well versed in Islamic finance, including sukuk and murabaha deals. Especially active in the banking, healthcare, education and energy spheres. Regularly instructed by leading domestic GLCs, as well as Malaysian and international financial institutions.

Strengths

An interviewee appreciates that "the team provides ample guidance and responds to our queries quickly, whilst not compromising on work deliverables."

One client notes that "they are helpful in solving puzzles and are always reachable."

Work highlights

Advised Credit Suisse and HSBC as global coordinators, lead managers and bookrunners on a USD200 million sukuk issuance by SD International Sukuk II.

Notable practitioners

Key points of contact for the team include Singapore-based Hyung Ahn, Philip Badge and Sophie Mathur.

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Overview

We have a long and consistent history of working on many of the ‘firsts’ and award winning transactions in the Malaysian market. This is best evidenced by our involvement in the largest corporate and financing deals in Malaysia. With over twenty years’ experience working with major corporates, banks, industrial and commercial organisations, and federal and state authorities in Malaysia, we continue to entrench ourselves by being involved in pioneer deals in the jurisdiction, of which several are for leading Malaysian banks/corporates and the government.

As members of our Malaysia team based in Asia primarily have longstanding experience working in the country, a core strength of our international practice has been the local knowledge and expertise that we have developed over the years from completing, and building on, some of the most complex and challenging transactions. The team also comprises fluent Bahasa speakers who deepen our understanding of and involvement in the Malaysian legal and commercial environment.

Corporate & Finance (International Firms)

Linklaters

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Location

One George Street #17-01

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

049145

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