Firm Profile > Kadir Andri & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kadir Andri & Partners
Suite A-38-8, Level 38, Menara UOA Bangsar
5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
59000 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Tan Kong Yam directs the corporate and M&A offering at Kadir Andri & Partners. Key issues covered include: take-over offers, de-mergers, schemes of arrangement and selective capital reduction exercises. The team advises domestic and international clients across sectors such as banking, insurance, plantations, energy and telecommunications. Specifically, a recent highlight for the team is its role in advising Australian company WorleyParsons on its acquisition of the Malaysian assets of Jacob Engineering. Samuel Hong is a key name to note.

 

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Key clients

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

Maxis Berhad

Maybank Group of Companies

Aerodyne Group

CIMB Group of Companies

DRB-Hicom Berhad

Decathlon Malaysia

Capital markets Tier 3

Led by Tan Kong Yam, the capital markets offering at Kadir Andri & Partners covers a broad spectrum of sector issues. These include: company acquisitions, asset management, de-mergers, schemes of arrangement and 'selective capital reduction exercises'. Clients are drawn from both domestic and international sectors and incorporate industries such as banking, insurance, plantations, energy and telecommunications. Samuel Hong is recommended for M&A.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

Maxis Berhad

Maybank Group of Companies

Aerodyne Group

CIMB Group of Companies

DRB-Hicom Berhad

Decathlon Malaysia

Banking and finance Tier 4

Banking and finance matters at Kadir Andri & Partners are led by registered adjudicator Dato Andri Aidham. The team represents clients in matter such as: corporate loan facilities, structured finance transactions, securitisations, leveraged buy-outs, syndicated financing and debt restructuring. Covering both conventional and Shariah variants, it also notable for its expertise in ship financing.

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The firm: Kadir Andri & Partners (KAAP) was established under the name Kadir Kassim & Co. in 1976. Since its inception, KAAP has established itself as a premier legal firm of stellar reputation in Malaysia and abroad. KAAP has acted on some of the most prominent and complex transactions in Malaysia and is recognised for its ability to deliver innovative legal solutions. The firm consistently ranks in the top brackets of various industry surveys.

Each practice group is led by accomplished partners who have distinguished themselves in their particular fields of expertise and have the specialist legal skills, industry experience and regional know-how to deliver commercially astute and practical solutions. KAAP’s clients, which include government entities, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, investment funds, multinationals, and companies of all sizes across a diverse range of industries in and outside Malaysia, value the firm’s ethics, enterprise and energy as a trusted advisor.

Areas of practice: KAAP specialises in the following areas of practice: corporate and M&A, capital markets, banking and finance, energy, infrastructure and utilities and corporate and debt restructuring.

With respect to its corporate and M&A practice, KAAP has advised on many transactions encompassing a wide range of structures and techniques, including acquisitions of companies and businesses, takeover offers, demergers, schemes of arrangement and selective capital reduction exercises. The firm has considerable experience in the privatisation of public companies by way of innovative legal structures.

The capital markets practice has garnered many accolades in the marketplace for its notable work on public and private securities offerings, initial public offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, Sukuk issuances and other private debt securities.

KAAP offers a full range of legal services in banking and finance, and has considerable experience in the structuring and documentation of a variety of financing transactions, both conventional and Shariah compliant. The firm is regularly engaged in transactions relating to structured finance, securitisation, leveraged buy-outs, syndicated financing and acquisition financing. The firm has also advised on complex and innovative deals especially those involving Shariah compliant structures. In addition the firm is actively involved in project financing having advised on the financing of large infrastructure and utility projects such as highways as well as power projects.

KAAP has considerable experience in the area of concessions, public-private initiatives, projects and construction work and is also very well versed with the oil and gas sector having advised on various matters related to production sharing agreements, offshore drilling contracts, mining and prospecting contracts. In the utilities sector, the firm has extensive experience in many subsectors including water, energy and waste water.

KAAP handles dispute resolution work at both trial and appellate level and also advises clients in alternative dispute resolution processes. The dispute resolution practice has considerable experience in areas such as employment, construction, defamation, receivership, corporate disputes and commercial and international arbitration.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and M&A Tan Kong Yam
Corporate and M&A Samuel Hong
Corporate and M&A Julian Hashim
Corporate and M&A Ahlan Nasri Nasir
Corporate and M&A Chin Wee Sing
Capital Markets Tan Kong Yam
Capital Markets Julian Hashim
Capital Markets Chin Wee Sing
Banking and finance Dato' Andri Aidham Badri
Energy, infrastructure and utilities Dato' Andri Aidham Badri
Energy, infrastructure and utilities Ahlan Nasri Nasir
Restructuring and insolvency Tan Kong Yam
Restructuring and insolvency Julian Hashim
Restructuring and insolvency Wong Kah Hui
Dispute resolution Wong Kah Hui
Number of lawyers : 30
English
Malay
Mandarin and other Chinese dialects