Corporate and Capital Market
Our professional legal services in the corporate and capital market include but not limited to Equity Capital Market, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Structuring of Equity Shareholding, Joint Venture, Merger and Acquisition.
Equity Capital Market
Our Corporate team has considerable experience in numerous initial public offerings in Malaysia, including listing and delisting of real estate investment trust.
We are also well-versed on various equity capital markets exercises and provide legal advisory to our clients, including rights issue, bonus issue, private placement exercises, issuance of various types of preference shares, Employees’ Shares Option Schemes and recurrent related party transactions.
Most of the equity capital markets exercises undertaken by us require our firm to conduct legal due diligence for the purposes of submitting applications to Securities Commission of Malaysia and Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and some of these exercises require us to draft the prospectus, information memorandum, circular to shareholders and/or offering circular.
Corporate Governance and Compliance
Our Corporate team provides advisory services to our corporate and institutional clients in various aspects of corporate laws, particularly in relation to corporate governance and best practices, the roles of directors and shareholders and risk management.
Our services in this area is much sought after in view of the enforcement of the new Companies Act 2016 and Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance 2017.
Structuring of Equity Shareholding
We advise and assist our corporate clients especially on new start-ups and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to structure the equity shareholdings by striking a balance between their best interest and governance of an effective business operation.
We would also assist them to draft agreement to list out the conduct, management, rights and obligations of the shareholders and other agreements for the day-to-day operation and business of our clients.
We have numerous experiences in assisting our corporate clients to establish businesses via joint venture with the aim to achieve their ultimate business objective.
We have advised on the establishment of both incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures such as property developers, technology startups and institutional corporate entities.
Merger and Acquisition
Our Corporate team advises our corporate clients in respect of merger and acquisition exercise such as partial or full acquisition of equity shareholding of company, transfer of ownership which would include the conduct of due diligence for the purpose of assessing and evaluating the impact and risk of undertaking the proposed merger and acquisition exercise.