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Asia-Pacific Guide 2022

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Corporate/M&A
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Provided by Choi Chuan (Nicholas) Tan

Asia-Pacific

Practice Areas

Corporate/M&A

Capital Markets

Career

Nicholas’ practice focus is on take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments, joint ventures and corporate and commercial transactions. He has worked on transactions which straddles many industries specifically education, oil and gas, tobacco, healthcare, retail, telecommunication and property development. Nicholas regularly advises clients on privatisation and takeover of public companies. He also advises equity capital markets work including local and foreign IPOs.

Nicholas is consistently ranked in Chambers and Partners Global and Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, and the IFLR1000.

He is a member of the China Desk of the firm, who regularly advises and represents Chinese clients (e.g. state-owned entities) in their corporate transactions in Malaysia.

Some key clients are China Railway Engineering Corporation (M) Sdn. Bhd.,a subsidiary of China Railway Group Limited (Property and Construction), Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Playstation Studios Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation (Media and Technology), Monash University Australia and Malaysia (Education), British Council (Education) and Scientex Berhad (Manufacturing and Property).

Professional Memberships

•Malaysian Bar

•International Bar Association (IBA)

•China Enterprises Association in Malaysia

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Asia-Pacific

Corporate/M&A - Malaysia
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Band 4

Nicholas Tan (Tan Choi Chuan) is a partner with a robust practice advising on acquisitions, divestments and joint ventures in Malaysia. A client describes him as "very responsive and responsible, focused and able to meet tight timelines. He has the ability to understand issues in play and provide practical solutions."

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