Mergers & Acquisitions, Takeovers

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Our lawyers have advised on mergers and acquisitions and takeovers matters which includes:

  • purchasing and selling of businesses, whether by way of purchase of shares in company whether acquisition of majority or minority stake, assets purchase, acquisition of businesses and undertakings and conducting due diligence;
  • takeovers (including mandatory general offer, voluntary offer and compulsory acquisition) including going private transactions whether by way of general offer, scheme of arrangement, sale of business and undertakings or capital reduction;
  • advising on matters incidental to general offer including exemption application to Securities Commission Malaysia by persons acting in concert (“PAC“) from undertaking mandatory general offer pursuant to Malaysian Code on Take-Overs and Mergers 2016 and Rules on Take-Overs, Mergers and Compulsory Acquisitions 2016;
  • divestment of businesses or disposal of subsidiaries; and
  • mergers, disposals and acquisitions involving financial institutions, insurance companies, foreign companies and public listed and private companies incorporated in Malaysia pursuant to Financial Services Act 2013, including advising on regulatory requirements and compliance issues in relation to the takeovers, mergers, disposal and acquisitions.

Our law firm has advised clients ranging from individuals to public listed companies and multi-national corporations from both domestic and foreign countries in takeovers, mergers and acquisitions as well as due diligence matters.

Our lawyers will assist our clients from pre-transaction planning and structuring through legal due diligence, negotiating and drafting definitive agreement, advising on completion matters, post-completion adjustments and other post-completion issues. In divestiture matters, we advise our clients on how to respond to due diligence requests and making sure that confidential interest of our clients are protected. We strive to protect the interest of our clients while at the same time making certain that we provide practical solutions to issues arising the course of advising on takeovers, mergers and acquisitions or divestitures matters.