Corporate/M&A - Malaysia
What the team is known for
Zaid Ibrahim & Co has a respected corporate law practice in Kuala Lumpur, with expertise in general transactional, venture capital and ECM matters. The firm maintains a solid reputation for M&A and IPO expertise, while it can also leverage its ZICO Law network across South-East Asia to provide cross-border coverage. The team acts for a range of domestic clients, including GLCs, and international entities, from such sectors as real estate, TMT and manufacturing. The department counts Khazanah, Aurelius Healthcare and Alibaba among its clientele.
Zaid Ibrahim & Co advised Telenor, the controlling shareholder of Digi.Com, on a USD12 billion merger resulting in Axiata and Telenor being equal partners in the merged company.
Gilbert Gan is the managing partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co. He has a solid reputation for acting on a range of corporate matters in Malaysia, including acquisitions, divestments and corporate restructuring. "Gilbert is our primary contact point for M&A, ECM and advisory matters. He is experienced, user-friendly and highly respected in the market." "He is a very senior and experienced corporate lawyer."