Skrine

Corporate/M&A Department

Malaysia
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What the team is known for

Long-established corporate department, especially active on high-value cross-border investments. Its experienced team of practitioners regularly handles M&A and joint ventures, particularly in the oil and gas, real estate, insurance and real estate sectors. Acts for domestic corporates and GLCs, as well as international companies.

Strengths

Clients say: "We appreciate their direct communication, immediate answers, and advice focused on business aspects and practices, rather than just a legal perspective."

Other impressed client note: "They have been very responsive throughout. We have time constraints, so being able to get on calls with them is really helpful to us."

Work highlights

Advised PTT Exploration and Production on its USD500 million acquisition of a 10% interest in the Petronas LNG 9 plant.

Acted for Constantia Flexibles on the Malaysian aspects of the sale of its Labels division to Multi-Color Corporation.

Notable practitioners

Quay Chew Soon routinely handles M&A and joint ventures on behalf of clients from a variety of sectors, such as manufacturing and logistics. He often acts for foreign investors into Malaysia.

Janet Looi is highly experienced in handling M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring work. She is particularly adept at advising on cross-border deals.

Cheng Kee Check advises on a range of corporate matters, including M&A, restructuring and foreign investment into Malaysia. He routinely handles deals in the insurance sector.