Since its establishment in 1975, Adnan Sundra & Low has maintained a solid reputation in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets and corporate and M&A. The firm is a popular choice of counsel for banks and financial institutions to handle financial and corporate structures, securitisations and regulatory capital instruments. It has a large market share of the debt capital markets deals in Malaysia. Key individuals include Deepak Sadasivan and Adrian Chee for banking and finance and capital markets, Edward Foo Yuen Ng for capital markets, and Adrian Chair and Chin Chin Wong for corporate and M&A.
“Sound advice, professional and solution-driven.” – Capital markets
“The team was responsive. They were able to structure terms that are feasible commercially without compromising on the rights of investors from a legal perspective.” – Corporate and M&A
“Personal touch, sound advice.”
Chai Ling Goh
“Chai Ling has been very responsive and has been able to propose legal solutions that are not compromising the commercial aspects.”
Acted for Paramount Corporation on its acquisition of 49% stake in Navarang Charoennakorn which will be developing a 29-storey premium condominium project on the banks of Chao Phraya River.
Maxis Broadband, Petroliam Nasional, Taliworks Corporation, Tesco
Advised five banks including Merrill Lynch (Singapore) and Citigroup Global Markets the arrangers and dealers on PETRONAS Capital’s issue of $6 billion Rule 144A/Regulation S bonds.
Acted as domestic underwriters’ counsel on Mr DIY Group’s IPO on the Bursa Malaysia’s Main Market. The listing is Malaysia's largest IPO in three years and the biggest listing of a retailer to date.
Hong Leong Investment Bank, HSBC Amanah Malaysia, JPMorgan Securities, RHB Investment Bank
Advised Kerian Solar, a joint venture between French utility giant ENGIE and local energy player TTL Energy, on the development and financing of 100MW large scale solar plant.
Acted as legal counsel for HSBC Amanah Malaysia as the principal adviser, lead arranger and lead manager on Leader Energy’s first issuance ASEAN green SRI sukuk wakalah. This will be used to part-finance the total development cost of two solar power projects in Kuala Muda, Kedah undertaken by Leader Solar Energy and Leader Solar Energy II.
Acted for Maxis Broadband on the joint development and sharing of fibre infrastructure between Maxis Broadband, Celcom Axiata and Digi Telecommunications. The collaboration enables improved widespread of 4G connectivity to all Malaysians by increasing the country’s fibre infrastructure in line with ambitions under the National Digital Infrastructure Plan (JENDELA) and laying the critical groundwork to support 5G future sites.