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Shearn Delamore & Co

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Shearn Delamore & Co has a well-respected team of lawyers, regularly assisting both lenders and borrowers with a range of transactions in Malaysia's banking market. Regularly takes on term loan, regulatory, refinancing and Islamic finance, with particular activity in sectors such as real estate, energy and manufacturing. Also provides specialised expertise in DCM, including in relation to derivatives. Acts for many leading Malaysian and international clients. RHB Investment Bank, Maybank and HSBC Bank are clients represented by the team.

Work highlights

Shearn Delamore & Co advised Maybank on banking facilities of up to MYR440 million granted to LSS3 Pekan for the part financing of project costs of a large-scale solar plant with an installed capacity of 100 MWac in Pahang.

The team also assisted RHB Investment Bank as lead arranger with the establishment of an Islamic MTN programme and Islamic commercial papers programme by Gas Malaysia Distribution, with a combined issuance limit of up to MYR1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Pamela Kung is a partner who leads Shearn Delamore's banking team in Kuala Lumpur. She is a notable practitioner who advises Malaysian and foreign banks, as well as borrowers, on term loan facilities and DCM deals. She frequently handles financings in the energy and real estate sectors.

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Overview

Our Financial Services Practice Group represents an integral part of our firm.

We are trusted by many leading Malaysian and multinational financial institutions and corporations in various economic sectors. We guide our clients on all legal aspects relating to raising and restructuring of debt in Malaysia. We have acted on behalf of onshore and offshore lenders, borrowers and debt issuers in relation to the full range of bank financing, debt capital market transactions and debt restructuring, under conventional and Islamic financing structures.

We are well versed with financial services, financial institutions and financial intermediaries and capital market regulation under both the conventional and Islamic legal regimes. We have an established advisory practice in securities regulation, financial sector regulation, derivative contracts and payment systems.

We issue the Malaysian jurisdiction opinions to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) respectively.

Our team of lawyers have experience in all aspects of lending, financing and banking, as well as financial services and capital market regulation. We work closely with our clients to achieve practical and commercially driven solutions to resolve any transactional issues.

Members

Kow, Christina (Head of Department)

Kung, Pamela

Banking & Finance

Shearn Delamore & Co

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Location

7th Floor, Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing

No 1, Leboh Ampang

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50100

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Malaysia

Banking & Finance


Pamela Kung
Band 3