Firm Profile > Wong Beh & Toh > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wong Beh & Toh

Capital markets Tier 2

Headed by Cynthia Toh Mei Lee, the capital markets offering at Wong Beh & Toh represents issuers, investment banks, underwriters and shareholders. Handling listings and securities offerings in domestic and foreign stock exchanges, it covers an extensive range of complementary issues. These include: regulatory due diligence, reverse takeovers, transfers of listings, rights issues, secondary offerings and foreign securities. Lin Lin Yeap is recommended for IPOs, M&A and Islamic financing.

Corporate and M&A Tier 3

Operating from Kuala Lumpur and Sungei Petani, the corporate and M&A team at Wong Beh & Toh includes joint ventures practitioner Cynthia Toh and equity/due diligence expert Lin Lin Yeap. The firm recently assisted UWC Berhad with its initial public offering and listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities.

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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.

Department Name Email Telephone
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