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Wong Beh & Toh

Malaysia > Capital markets Tier 2

Wong Beh & Toh is particularly recommended for the equity side of its capital markets practice, which has considerable strength in IPOs, listings and private placements. Other key areas of work include transfers of listings, secondary offerings and rights issuances. Cynthia Toh and Chin Lit Fwu are the key contacts.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad

Pertama Digital Berhad

Tashin Holdings Berhad

Swift Haulage Sdn Bhd

GHL Systems Berhad

JHM Consolidation Berhad

Mi Technovation Berhad

RGT Berhad

Kobay Technology Berhad

Eng Kah Corporation Berhad

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A Tier 3

Chin Lit Fwu and Cynthia Toh are key names at Wong Beh & Toh's corporate and M&A practice. The group advises on mergers and demerges of listed companies, as well as corporate restructuring and reorganisations. It also regularly acts for private companies in acquisitions and disposals, and handles regulatory requirements and applications to authorities.

Practice head(s):

Wong Tat Chung

Other key lawyers:


‘Wong Tat Chung is one of the few corporate lawyers who has a very good understanding of regulations governing the capital market and requirements of the regulatory authorities in particularly the Securities Commission, Malaysia and Bursa Malaysia securities Berhad.’

The firm: Wong Beh & Toh was established in 2002. Its areas of practice include: equity capital markets, debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, competition and personal data protection, corporate and commercial work, general banking, property and estate planning.

The firm aims to provide technical expertise, a business friendly approach, a good relationship with clients and flexibility when dealing with matters. It has been involved in a number of high-profile and complex deals.

The firm’s clients are both domestic and overseas from America, Europe and Asia. The firm has a portfolio of clients from a broad range of sectors including: investment banking, stock broking, insurance, banking, venture capital and investment funds, private equity, other financial services, oil and gas, shipping and transportation, infrastructure, property and hotels, engineering, construction, plantations, agriculture, information technology, bio-technology, manufacturing, retail chains, multinationals, foreign legal firms and charitable organisations. A major portion of the firm’s clients are public listed companies and financial institutions. Its clients also include smaller companies and individuals with sophisticated needs.

Areas of practice: The firm focuses strongly on equity capital markets work, advising clients on fund-raising and listings in Malaysia but also advises on a range of other matters including, debt capital markets, banking, foreign investment, corporate and commercial work, property and estate planning among others. It also offers extensive expertise in securities law, stock exchange rules, and regulatory compliance. Wong Beh & Toh is best known for its capital markets and corporate commercial work. Its IPO deals have included landmark IPOs involving Peoples’ Republic of China issuers and large capital offerings like 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Berhad. Wong Tat Chung and Cynthia Toh are leading lawyers in its equity capital markets practice. The firm is best known for its formidable capital markets practice.

Corporate finance and equity capital markets Wong Tat Chung
Corporate finance and equity capital markets Cynthia Toh
Primary and secondary equity placements Patricia Toh
Primary and secondary equity placements Cynthia Toh
Mergers and acquisitions Wong Tat Chung
Mergers and acquisitions Cynthia Toh
Corporate restructurings Wong Tat Chung
Corporate restructurings Cynthia Toh
Debt restructurings and debt capital markets Patricia Toh
Corporate banking Wong Tat Chung
Corporate banking Patricia Toh
Competition and antitrust Wong Tat Chung
Competition and antitrust Cynthia Toh
Corporate joint ventures Wong Tat Chung
General corporate and commercial practice Cynthia Toh
General corporate and commercial practice Patricia Toh
Commercial property Patricia Toh
Retail property Patricia Toh
Retail banking Patricia Toh
Trusts and settlements Patricia Toh
Property joint ventures Patricia Toh
Intellectual property Yeap Lin Lin
Number of lawyers : 17
at this office : 15