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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Adnan Sundra & Low

A ‘visible name in the banking and finance arena’, Adnan Sundra & Low receives praise for its ‘technical knowledge and practical approach to matters’, ‘its lawyers are well acquainted with banking requirements and all pertaining regulations’. The team advised CIMB Bank, as the arrangers, in a $2.5bn sukuk issuance programme. Deepak Sadasivan heads the team with the ‘outstanding’ contribution of Edward Ng, Jeniffer Lee and Murni Zulkifli Aziz. Clients include Bank Rakyat, CIMB Investment Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities.

Leading individuals

Adrian Chee - Adnan Sundra & Low

Deepak Sadasivan - Adnan Sundra & Low

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Adnan Sundra & Low

Adnan Sundra & Low fields the largest capital markets team in the country, which is led by Deepak Sadasivan. A list of outstanding clients includes CIMB Bank, Public Bank, Maybank, United Overseas Bank and HSBC Bank Malaysia. Work highlights for the practice included advice to the joint arrangers AmInvestment Bank and Hong Leong Investment Bank on the issuance of a murabahah sukuk (an Islamic trust contract) under an asset-backed Islamic medium term notes (MTN) programme valued at RM900m.

Leading individuals

Adrian Chee - Adnan Sundra & Low

Deepak Sadasivan - Adnan Sundra & Low

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Adnan Sundra & Low

Adnan Sundra & Low is noted for its expertise in a vast array of corporate matters including cross-border M&A, takeovers, privatisations, joint ventures, corporate governance and compliance. Wong Chin Chin, Adrian Chee and Tracy Ng Tsu Ynn are the key contact names.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 1

Adnan Sundra & Low

A leading firm in the Islamic finance sector, Adnan Sundra & Low has acted for CIMB as the arranger in a $2.5bn multi-currency sukuk issuance programme by Tenaga, Malaysia’s largest electricity utility company; head of department Deepak Sadasivan and Jennifer Lee led the advice. Edward Ng acted for Bank Rakyat, the biggest Malaysian co-operative bank, on the issuance of a subordinated sukuk murabahah programme by special purpose vehicle (SPV) Mumtaz Rakyat Sukuk Berhard, with a global value of MR5bn. Gan Kok Ling is also a key member of the practice.

Leading individuals

Adrian Chee - Adnan Sundra & Low

Deepak Sadasivan - Adnan Sundra & Low

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Adnan Sundra & Low

Adnan Sundra & Low’s Deepak Sadasivan has provided legal support to RHB Investment Bank and BPMB, as joint principal advisers, lead arrangers, and joint lead managers in the sukuk issuances by West Coast Expressway.

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