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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded corporate team, advising on a broad range of transactional and regulatory issues. Acts for domestic and international clients on M&A, private equity deals and corporate restructuring, including cross-border transactions, for which it leverages its regional network. Especially active in the healthcare, manufacturing, technology, consumer goods and retail sectors.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Lee is described by a client as "very knowledgeable in his areas of expertise." A highly regarded corporate lawyer, he has particular expertise acting on acquisitions in the projects and infrastructure and healthcare spaces.

Singapore-based Jainil Bhandari is qualified to advise on both Malaysian and Singaporean law, with strong expertise in the shipping space. He is particularly well placed to handle admiralty disputes in Malaysia.

Raymond Tong is based in the firm's Singapore office and is well versed in Malaysian capital markets transactions. He frequently assists local banks and corporates with IPOs and other equity issuances, as well as sukuk.

Yon See Ting has a robust practice advising conglomerates on joint ventures and M&A. A client notes: "She is excellent, offering sound legal advice along with valuable commercial insights. Her in-depth experience in M&A transactions and all-round knowledge of business and Malaysian economic and political factors helps us to navigate complex matters."

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Overview

Our M&A Practice Group has an enormous in-depth experience in representing a diverse array of clients including leading domestic and multinational companies, government-linked corporations, private equity clients,  family offices, and SMEs from various sectors such as energy, retail, F&B, education, logistics, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical devices, media, technology, and telecommunications, on many significant M&A transactions, including high profile transactions and some of the most challenging and complex deals both in Malaysia and abroad.

Our depth of transactional experience in an entire deal lifecycle allows us to advise clients strategically, from competitive M&A bidding and structuring, to eventual execution and implementation of the transaction. Our tight grasp of the local culture and business practices provides clients with an advantage on different facets of a transaction, including regulatory approvals and compliance, competition and antitrust issues, or industry-specific concerns.

We are also regularly called upon to advise issuers, issue managers, underwriters and originators on IPO and listings of companies by way of reverse takeovers on the Main Market of the Malaysia stock exchange, as well as cross-border transactions involving IPO and listings in the Singapore and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.


Corporate/M&A

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Location

Level 22, Axiata Tower

No. 9, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5

Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50470

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Malaysia

Corporate & Finance


Raymond Tong
Expertise based abroad in Singapore

Corporate/M&A


Christopher Lee
Band 2
See Ting Yon
Band 4

Shipping


Jainil Bhandari
Expertise based abroad in Singapore