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

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A Tier 2

The corporate and M&A group at Kadir Andri & Partners handles a wide variety of transactions, including takeovers, de-mergers and selective capital reduction exercises, with particular sector strengths in banking, insurance, oil and gas and telecoms. Founding partner and practice head Tan Kong Yam provides corporate advisory expertise and has significant experience in equity capital markets. Samuel Hong is noted for his strength in corporate restructuring, as well as for assisting private equity and venture capital firms on inbound investment.

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Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Maybank Group of Companies

DRB-Hicom Berhad

Sime Darby Plantations Berhad

Maxis Berhad

MRCB Quill Management Sdn Bhd

Decathlon Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Touch n Go Sdn Bhd

Ramsey Sime Darby Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Petronas Group

HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia > Capital markets Tier 3

Kadir Andri & Partners advises a range of issuers, underwriters, financiers and both domestic and international institutional investors. The capital markets department has a strong track record of equity transactions, including public and private offerings, IPOs and international offerings. The group also assists with conventional and Syariah-compliant debt securities. Founding partner Tan Kong Yam heads the wider corporate practice; he has extensive experience of ECM, and REITs matters.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Maybank Group of Companies

DRB-Hicom Berhad

Sime Darby Plantations Berhad

Maxis Berhad

MRCB Quill Management Sdn Bhd

Decathlon Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Touch n Go Sdn Bhd

Ramsey Sime Darby Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Petronas Group

HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

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