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Capital Markets

An acknowledged market leader at the forefront of

this ever-evolving field.

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We are pragmatic, commercially-minded lawyers who appreciate relevant legal considerations and deeply understand our clients’ businesses. We are dedicated and focused on attaining their desired transaction objectives.


We have long-standing experience in acting for financial institutions, investment banks, and corporations in:

  • domestic equity offerings on the Main Market, ACE Market, and Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. This includes initial public offerings, rights issues, bonus issues, employees scheme issues, and investment funds. Our mandates often include drafting of offer documents, such as prospectuses and information memorandum;

  • cross-border equity offerings on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIMs), Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and Labuan Financial Exchange;

  • takeovers, privatisations, corporate reorganisations, and schemes of arrangement;

  • providing legal advice and opinions on compliance with securities laws and listing requirements; and

  • structuring transactions, drafting, conducting legal due diligence, and managing all aspects of corporate exercises up to completion.


We advise issuers, lead arrangers and underwriters, as well as trustees, facility and security agents, credit rating agents, and other participants in the debt capital markets. Our lawyers are experienced and well-versed in structuring and negotiating transactions across the entire spectrum of debt capital markets products, including:

  • domestic debt securities offerings, including medium term notes, commercial papers, zero-coupon securities, interest/profit-bearing securities, project bonds/sukuk, bank capital instruments, private placements, rated or unrated bonds/sukuk, structured covered bonds/sukuk, under both conventional and syariah principles, such as ijarah, mudharabah, musharakah, murabaha, and wakala bi al-istithmar;

  • cross-border Regulation S/Rule 144A debt securities offerings under the US Securities Act;

  • structuring transactions, conducting legal due diligence, and drafting transaction documents and information memorandum, for either a bullet or one-off bonds/sukuk issuance or issuance under bonds/sukuk programme.

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