Abdullah Chan & Co

Malaysia

Address:
31st Floor, UBN Tower
10 Jalan P Ramlee
Kuala Lumpur, 50250
Malaysia

+603 2300 0610

+603 2300 0612


Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Vincent Chan Siew Onn
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Partner: Shelina Razaly Wahi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 12
Network memberships: Asia Pacific Legal 500,Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Profiles, International Bar Association, British Malaysian Chambers of Commerce Berhad, Malaysian French Chamber of Commerce of Industry Berhad, Italy Malaysia Business Association, Asian Business Aviation Association
Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin and other Chinese dialects


ABDULLAH CHAN & CO. is a leading Malaysian corporate law firm located in the central business and financial district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Our partners have acted for a broad spectrum of clients and the firm is well received in the Malaysian and international markets, as can be seen by the number of notable foreign and domestic multinationals, major corporations, government-linked companies and investment banks that have become its clients. Most of Abdullah Chan & Co’s current clients were drawn in by the excellent reputation of its partners, who have been recognised as leading individuals and a Hall of Fame member by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Our ability to handle complex ground-breaking legal work and provide strategic commercial solutions to our client’s businesses is what sets our partners apart. The firm’s partners are known for being at the cutting edge of the profession, and their opinions are valued and significant as they deal with current, often difficult issues in business and public policy. This influence is an advantage to its clients. To add maximum value, the firm takes every opportunity to demonstrate insight into its clients’ issues and provides advice that is reliable and effective and meets its clients’ commercial agenda.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Regulatory
  • Labour and employment
  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Mergers & Acquisitions
Vincent Chan Siew Onn
vincent@abdullahchan.my

Recent case highlights:
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: THERE ARE ONLY TWO BANK MERGERS IN THE PAST 10 YEARS IN MALAYSIA AND VINCENT CHAN HANDLED BOTH OF THEM. THIS SAYS A LOT ABOUT HIS RECOGNISED EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE IN HANDLING BANK MERGERS:

  • Confidential - ADVISED PERMODALAN NASIONAL BERHAD (PNB) AND MALAYSIAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE BHD (MIDF) GROUP OF COMPANIES IN THE RM2.4 BILLION MERGER WITH AL RAJHI BANKING AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION (MALAYSIA) BERHAD. THIS TRANSACTION STARTED IN JANUARY 2019 BUT HAS RECENTLY BEEN ABORTED. PNB ONE OF THE LARGEST GOVERNMENT LINKED FUND MANAGEMENT COMPANIES IN MALAYSIA WITH ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT (AUM) EXCEEDING RM300 BILLION AND COVERING STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS IN MALAYSIA’S LEADING CORPORATES, GLOBAL EQUITIES, PRIVATE INVESTMENTS AND REAL ESTATE. MIDF IS 100% OWNED BY PNB AND MIDF GROUP IS A FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDER IN THREE CORE BUSINESS AREAS, INVESTMENT BANKING, DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AND ASSET MANAGEMENT.
  • https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/newsbreak-midf-valued-rm17-bil-merger-al-rajhi-malaysia
  • ADVISED QATAR ISLAMIC BANK, FINANCIAL ASSETS BAHRAIN W.L.L, RUSD INVESTMENT BANK INC AND TADHAMON INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC BANK IN THE RM650 MILLION FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS M&A TRANSACTION BETWEEN ASIAN FINANCE BANK BERHAD AND MALAYSIAN BUILDING SOCIETY BERHAD, CREATING THE 2ND LARGEST ISLAMIC BANK IN MALAYSIA.

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications