We regularly act for Malaysian corporates on outbound investments and multinational companies with their inbound investments in Malaysia, working in close collaboration with leading Malaysian law firms. For more information on our Malaysian-related experience, please contact:
Our key experience includes advising:
Guoco Group in relation to its privatisation by GuoLine Overseas. GuoLine is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Berhad, which together with its subsidiaries are engaged in the businesses of financial services, manufacturing and distribution, property development and investment, and hospitality and leisure.
CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on a joint venture with China Galaxy Securities, one of the PRC’s leading integrated service providers in the securities industry. On 18 January 2018 CIMB and China Galaxy completed the sale by CIMB to China Galaxy of a 50% interest in CIMB Securities International, the holding company of CIMB’s ex-Malaysia stockbroking business, which comprises institutional and retail brokerage, equities research and associated securities businesses across Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The 50:50 joint venture marks the first foray by a Chinese stockbroker into Southeast Asia and enables the development of a Pan-Asian brokerage to capitalise on increasing cross-border investments under China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Ideal Jacobs (Malaysia) Corporation Berhad (Ideal Jacobs) on the Hong Kong aspects of the proposed disposal of Ideal Jacobs (HK) Corporation Ltd and Ideal Jacobs (Xiamen) Corporation to Oriental Dragon Incorporation Limited for a total cash consideration of RM28.0 million. Ideal Jacobs is listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia.
Tenaga Nasional Berhad and its stake in GMR Energy and strategic partnership with GMR Energy in the power production business in India. The transaction was ranked Highly Commended in the Legal Expertise: Unlocking & Delivering Value (International) category in the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2017 report published by the Financial Times.
Malaysian Airports Holdings Berhad in the acquisition of a 40% equity stake in İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Uluslararası Havalimanı Yatırım Yapım ve İşletme A.Ş. (the company which manages operations at Sabiha Gökçen Airport) and LGM Havalimanı İşletmeleri Ticaret ve Turizm A.Ş. (the company which establishes and manages hotels, lounges and food and beverage facilities at Sabiha Gökçen Airport) from the GMR Group for a total cash consideration of EUR 225 million.