Asia-Pacific Malaysia Corporate/M&A
- Adrian Chee Adnan, Sundra & Low
- Chee Hoong Chia Rahmat Lim & Partners
- Gilbert Gan Zaid Ibrahim & Co (in association with KPMG Law)
- Jo Yan Lim Lim Jo Yan & Co
- Salwah Abdul Shukor Zain & Co - Member of Dentons
- Yew Chen Kuok Christopher & Lee Ong - Member of Rajah & Tann Asia Network
- Adrian KohMah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh
- Jerry Ong Kok WahZul Rafique & Partners
- Stephanie PhuaWong & Partners member firm of Baker McKenzie International
- Aaron Gerard Sankar Aaron Sankar & Co
- Choi Chuan (Nicholas) Tan Shearn Delamore & Co
- Fariz Abdul Aziz Skrine
- See Ting Yon Christopher & Lee Ong - Member of Rajah & Tann Asia Network
- Vincent Chan Abdullah Chan
- Wei Lih Ho Wei Lih Ho & Co in association with Deloitte Legal
- Weng Hwee Tay Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
- Hooi Ping SeetAlbar & Partners
Up and Coming
- Wai Lun Leong Foong & Partners
- Addy HergWong & Partners member firm of Baker McKenzie International
- Ee Von TeoWong & Partners member firm of Baker McKenzie International
1Rahmat Lim & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1 |Rahmat Lim & Partners maintains a market-leading corporate law offering in Malaysia, with its impressive team of lawyers regularly acting on cross-border and domestic M&A transactions. The firm advises on share acquisitions and divestments, business restructuring, joint ventures and private equity investments. The team also handles a steady flow of ECM work, including both Malaysian and foreign listings. The department often handles deals in the TMT, finance, real estate and insurance sectors, and acts for a range of clients including multinationals, listed companies and government-linked corporations. Clients advised include Malayan Cement, Kuala Lumpur Kepong and Siam Makro. 1SkrineCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1 |Skrine has a leading corporate law practice in Malaysia, frequently engaged on cross-border mandates. The experienced team of practitioners regularly handles M&A and joint ventures, as well as corporate restructuring, ranging from technology and healthcare to financial services. The firm acts for domestic corporates and GLCs, as well as international companies, and is also active for both Malaysian and international private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds. Some of its key clients include Tecan, Foot Locker and Sumitomo Mitsui Construction.
- Wong & Partners member firm of Baker McKenzie InternationalCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 1
2Adnan, Sundra & LowCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Adnan, Sundra & Low is a top-rated law firm for ECM in Malaysia, regularly handling IPOs and secondary offerings, and often acting for leading banks and clients from the financial services and energy sectors. The firm is also well respected for its general corporate offering, with experience advising on domestic and international M&A transactions, as well as joint ventures and real estate acquisitions. The team especially acts for companies in the property and TMT sectors. Some of its key clients include Groupe Solmax, Apricus Global and Bridgetown 2 Holdings. 2Christopher & Lee Ong - Member of Rajah & Tann Asia NetworkCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Christopher & Lee Ong has a well-regarded team of corporate lawyers in Kuala Lumpur, advising clients on a broad range of transactional and regulatory issues in Malaysia. The firm acts for domestic and international clients on public and private M&A, private equity deals and corporate restructuring, including cross-border transactions, for which it leverages its regional network. The team is especially active in the healthcare, manufacturing, technology and retail sectors. Starlight Asset, Esteel Enterprise and Edenor Technology are examples of the team's clientele. 2Shearn Delamore & CoCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |Shearn Delamore & Co has a pre-eminent corporate law department in Kuala Lumpur, adept at handling a range of M&A, private equity, joint venture and corporate restructuring mandates. The practice covers a range of industry sectors including real estate, technology and consumer goods. The firm is especially well placed to handle cross-border transactions, frequently representing leading domestic and international companies, the latter including European companies. Clients represented include Scientex, Henkel and Storskogen Schweiz. 2Zaid Ibrahim & Co (in association with KPMG Law)Corporate/M&A2023 | Band 2 |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.
- Kadir Andri & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 2
3Lee Hishammuddin Allen & GledhillCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 3 |Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill has a well-regarded corporate law practice in Kuala Lumpur, offering the full range of corporate and commercial services to clients in Malaysia. The firm frequently handles cross-border transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, FDI, private equity deals and corporate restructuring. The team assists Malaysian and international clients, including GLCs and private equity houses, and is especially active on deals in the insurance, TMT, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. 3Zain & Co - Member of DentonsCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 3 |Zain & Co has a diverse corporate law practice in Kuala Lumpur, assisting clients with a range of M&A, due diligence, private equity and franchise mandates. The firm is well versed in sectors such as TMT, insurance, finance and healthcare, while often advising on IP aspects of transactions. The team frequently acts for leading Malaysian corporates and GLCs and is able to draw on its global Dentons connections to assist with cross-border deals. Clients of the team include Chemical Company of Malaysia and Permodalan Nasional.
- Albar & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 3
4Raja, Darryl & LohCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 4 |Raja, Darryl & Loh has an established corporate law team in Kuala Lumpur, regularly acting for both domestic and international clients on mandates in Malaysia, such as M&A and joint ventures. The firm often handles cross-border deals, including advising on the Malaysian part of global mergers, and has strong expertise across different sectors, such as life sciences, retail and manufacturing.
- Cheang & AriffCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 4
- Foong & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 4
- Zul Rafique & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 4
5Abdullah ChanCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Abdullah Chan has a noted corporate law team in Malaysia, adept at handling M&A and FDI, corporate restructuring and joint ventures, with particular expertise advising on bank mergers. The firm frequently acts for financial institutions and funds on corporate matters, as well as companies in a range of sectors. The department advises foreign and Malaysian entities from the firm's Kuala Lumpur office. 5Chooi & CompanyCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Chooi & Company is an established law firm in the Malaysian market, with experience handle M&A matters. Its expertise includes a range of joint venture, company incorporation, private equity and venture capital mandates. 5Lim Jo Yan & CoCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Lim Jo Yan & Co is well regarded as a corporate boutique law firm in Malaysia, with a notable M&A practice. The team is adept in handling acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and private equity deals, as well as venture capital fundraising. The firm assists clients from a range of sectors including finance, TMT and manufacturing. The firm services regional transactions through its links with law firms across the Asia-Pacific region. Clients include 5X Capital and Navis Capital Partners. 5Tay & PartnersCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |The corporate legal team at Tay & Partners regularly advises on a range of M&A deals in Malaysia, as well as private equity investments. The firm often advises international clients from sectors such as manufacturing, real estate and food and beverages. The team also represents Malaysian companies in corporate transactions. 5Wong Beh & TohCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5 |Wong Beh & Toh has a highly regarded and experienced legal team, with a vibrant ECM practice in Kuala Lumpur. Especially proficient in IPOs and equity placements, the firm also advises on M&A matters. The team handles listings in Malaysia, as well as foreign markets such as Singapore, and predominantly acts for Malaysian companies from a range of sectors, particularly manufacturing, retail and technology. Ecofirst Consolidated, AME Elite Consortium and AIM Tetap Teguh are clients of the team.
- Azmi & AssociatesCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5
- Mah-Kamariyah & Philip KohCorporate/M&A2023 | Band 5