Provided by Chee Hoong Chia
Corporate & Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions
Chee Hoong has extensive experience in corporate M&A and financial services work. His areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate and debt restructurings, joint ventures, and inward and outward investments.
He has worked on numerous notable transactions in the area of mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia (in particular in the banking and financial services sector), including the restructuring of a leading general insurance company in Malaysia, the de-merger of a leading Islamic bank from the largest commercial bank in Malaysia, the consolidation of merchant banking, stockbroking and discount house businesses and mergers and acquisitions involving investment banks, insurance companies and stockbroking companies.
Chee Hoong has represented a wide spectrum of clients, including sovereign wealth funds, government investment corporations, pension funds, government-linked corporations, private equity firms and institutional investors, on both the domestic and global fronts.
Chee Hoong is recognised as a leading Corporate/M&A lawyer by Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific, in which he was described as a "very sensible and responsive" practitioner, and "experienced, very commercial and hardworking - the right qualities you need in an M&A lawyer". Clients appreciate that he “provides well-rounded advice that is business-driven”.
Chia Chee Hoong is a partner with a well-established practice acting on M&A and joint ventures in Malaysia. He is particularly well placed to act on private equity deals and other corporate transactions, across numerous sectors.