Corporate & Capital Markets

We advise domestic, multi-national and foreign corporations in various industries and services, as well as major commercial and investment banks and financial institutions.

Our major areas of expertise include:

Mergers and Acquisitions

Advising clients on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, which include financial institutions, stock broking houses and insurance companies; which include providing round-the-clock assistance on negotiations, drafting and structuring of transactions, engineering legal strategies and advising on foreign investment policies and regulatory controls.

Equity Capital Markets

Advising clients on equity offerings including domestic and cross border initial public offerings, rights issues, bonus issues and employees scheme issues. The Firm’s role includes structuring, drafting conducting legal due diligence and managing all aspects of the corporate exercise up to completion.

Major corporate exercises include advising corporations on the listing of shares and investment funds on main and ACE market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (“AIMs”), Australian Stock Exchange and the Labuan Offshore Financial Exchange (“LFX”).

Debt Capital Markets

Advising clients on capital raising exercises by way of the issuance of private debt securities as well as on Islamic financing. C&A’s role includes guiding and structuring the transaction, drafting and preparation of Information Memoranda, Offering Circulars, Trust Deeds and all security documentation in relation to the issue.

Debt Restructuring and Schemes of Arrangements

Advising on structuring, advising and implementing debt restructuring schemes including providing legal support throughout intensive negotiations with creditors, assisting in the formulation of strategies for restructuring and implementation of such schemes.

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Advising on transactions involving private equity and venture capital funds which include fund formation, deal structuring and financing and exit strategies.

The transactions which we advised on include seed, series A to mezzanine transactions and exits by way of trade sale and/or initial public offering.

Domestic and Cross Border Joint Ventures

Advising on setting up cross border and domestic joint ventures. This includes advising on cross border investments particularly on issues relating to corporate structures, equity participation and prevailing laws and policies.

Labuan Offshore Laws

Advising on legal issues in relation to the conduct of offshore business activities from Labuan International Offshore Financial Centre and structuring transnational businesses through Labuan.

We are also involved in the establishment of private and public investment funds in Labuan International Offshore Financial Centre. Our role included the drafting of Investment Memorandum and coordination of the applications to the relevant authorities.

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