Ms Zandra Tan > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
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Work Department

Capital Markets, Islamic Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Investment Trusts

Position

Zandra is a Partner in the Firm’s Financial Services Department.

Career

Zandra has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets-related work including initial public offerings (IPO), equity and debt securities offerings and real estate investment trusts (REITs). Zandra also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, privatisation of public companies, corporate debt restructurings, foreign investments, joint ventures and other general corporate exercises. Some of the significant transactions that she has been involved in include advising three of the largest REITs IPOs in Malaysia, and the disposal of the business, assets and liabilities of one of the largest listed toll expressway operators in Asia.

Zandra is recognised as a Notable Practitioner for capital markets in IFLR1000. She has been described by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as “meticulous, sharp and provides great support from ‘start to finish’”.

Prior to joining Rahmat Lim & Partners, Zandra was a partner in the capital markets and mergers and acquisitions practice at another large Malaysian law firm for more than eight years.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Education

Zandra is a graduate of the University of Hull, England, and was called to the Bar of England & Wales as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London, United Kingdom in 1991. In 1992, she was admitted to the Malaysian Bar.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Capital markets

Rahmat Lim & Partners‘ capital markets offering is directed by experienced FinTech practitioner Wan Kai Chee. The practice is particularly known for its work in REITs, IPOs, secondary issuances, employee share schemes and warrants. The team includes corporate finance expert Zandra Tan and debt capital markets specialist Kelvin Loh. Notably, the firm also handles Islamic matters and recently supported the issuance of medium term notes based on the principle of Sukuk Murabahah (via a Tawarruq arrangement) for Edra Solar.