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Malaysia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Adnan Sundra & Low

Adnan Sundra & Low serves as Malaysian counsel to some of the most prestigious international banks. The team, led by ‘very good’ managing partner Deepak Sadasivan, acted for Standard Chartered, the arranger, agent and security trustee of a $26m loan facility for shipping company Bourbon Offshore Labuan. It also advised Export-Import Bank of the United States on the financing of a number of Boeing aircraft, a deal worth $1.13bn. The ‘very experienced’ Adrian Chee is recommended.

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

The ‘exceptionally good’ team at Adnan Sundra & Low is led by managing partner Deepak Sadasivan. The firm advised Malaysia Sovereign Sukuk on issuing $1bn trust certificates due 2025 and $500m trust certificates due 2045. It also advised Petronas Capital in relation to its $15bn global medium term note programme guaranteed by Petronas. Another highlight was Malaysia Airports Holdings’ private placement via the issuance of 124m of new ordinary shares, in which the firm acted for joint underwriters CIMB Investment Bank, JP Morgan Securities and Credit Suisse.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Adnan Sundra & Low

Adnan Sundra & Low’s practice, headed by Wong Chin Chin, acted for MISC in disposing of its equity stakes in NCB to MMC Ventures for RM222m, and assisted UEM and Faber in a merger involving two multimillion-ringgit disposals.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 1

Adnan Sundra & Low

The ‘exceptionally goodAdnan Sundra & Low has been advising the financiers and joint mandated lead arrangers in a syndicated term financing facility of RM480m to HAMM, under the Shari’ah contract of murabahah. The firm also assisted RHB Investment Bank as the principal adviser and lead arranger in the establishment of a RM1bn subordinated sukuk murabahah programme issued by RHB Islamic Bank. Malaysia Sovereign Sukuk instructed the team regarding the issuance of $1bn trust certificates due 2025 and $500m trust certificates due 2045. The eight-partner team is led by Deepak Sadasivan; the ‘technically sound’ managing partner Adrian Chee is also very active in this area.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Adnan Sundra & Low

At Adnan Sundra & Low, Deepak Sadasivan and Lai Kooi Thong advise banks on project financings. RHB Investment Bank, Kenanga Investment Bank and CIMB Investment Bank are clients.

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