Mr Chia Chee Hoong > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile
Rahmat Lim & Partners Offices
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
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Mr Chia Chee Hoong
Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity
Chee Hoong is a Partner in the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Department.
Chee Hoong has extensive experience in corporate M&A and financial services work. His areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate and debt restructurings, joint ventures, and inward and outward investments.
He has worked on numerous notable transactions in the area of mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia (in particular in the banking and financial services sector), including the restructuring of a leading general insurance company in Malaysia, the de-merger of a leading Islamic bank from the largest commercial bank in Malaysia, the consolidation of merchant banking, stockbroking and discount house businesses and mergers and acquisitions involving investment banks, insurance companies and stockbroking companies.
Chee Hoong has represented a wide spectrum of clients, including sovereign wealth funds, government investment corporations, pension funds, government-linked corporations, private equity firms and institutional investors, on both the domestic and global fronts.
Chee Hoong was recognised as a leading Corporate/M&A lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, in which he was described as a “very sensible and responsive” practitioner. A client described him as “experienced, very commercial and hardworking – the right qualities you need in an M&A lawyer“. He is also recognised as a rising star by IFLR1000 and was referred to in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as being “very practical”.
English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Chee Hoong graduated with an LL.B. from the University of London in 1999. He then obtained his Certificate in Legal Practice and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2001.In 2003, he was awarded the British Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom to pursue his post-graduate studies from University College London, United Kingdom. He holds an LL.M. in Corporate & Securities Law.