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UNIT NO. 50-10-9, LEVEL 10, WISMA UOA DAMANSARA, NO. 50 JALAN DUNGUN, DAMANSARA HEIGHTS, 50490 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
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Work +603 2092 4822
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Fax +60 3 2092 5822
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Web:
www.ridzalaw.com.my

Malaysia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Mohamed Ridza & Co

With a strong focus on Islamic finance, the department at Mohamed Ridza & Co counts most of Malaysia's largest banks among its clients. Name partner Mohamed Ridza and Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff are Islamic finance experts, as is Hafidah Aman Hashim, who also advises on conventional banking matters. She assisted MBSB Bank with converting many of its conventional loans to shari'ah-compliant facilities. Alsagoff acted for Al Rajhi Banking & Investment on RM15m-worth of Islamic facilities for NZ Wheels.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Mohamed Ridza & Co

Noted for its deep expertise in shari'ah-compliant debt capital markets transactions, the team at Mohamed Ridza & Co is jointly led by managing partner Mohamed Ridza and Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff. Its clients are primarily financial institutions, including Maybank Investment Bank, AmInvestment Bank and RHB Investment Bank.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Mohamed Ridza & Co

Corporate and finance boutique Mohamed Ridza & Co is especially strong when it comes to establishing joint ventures and related arrangements; Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff and Mohamad Nazran Basirun advised Lembaga Tabung Haji and Pelaburan Mara, respectively, on setting up separate joint ventures. Hafidah Aman Hashim is also active in the corporate and M&A space.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 2

Mohamed Ridza & Co

Mohamed Ridza & Co's department is steeped in Islamic finance experience, and acts for a diverse range of clients. Hafidah Aman Hashim advised MBSB Bank on converting around a quarter of its conventional loan portfolio to murabahah-governed facilities; Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff assisted Al Rajhi Banking & Investment with a RM15m Islamic facility to NZ Wheels. Managing partner Mohamed Ridza Abdullah heads the practice.

Leading individuals

Mohamed Ridza Abdullah - Mohamed Ridza & Co

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Mohamed Ridza & Co

Especially strong in oil and gas, Mohamed Ridza & Co's department is led by Mohamad Nazran Basirun; he advised NGC Energy on its RM275m acquisition of Shell Malaysia Trading's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) business. Other clients include BIV Global (M), Gas Malaysia and, on the financing side, CIMB Islamic Bank. Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff also handles projects and energy work.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Mohamed Ridza & Co

The well-resourced department at Mohamed Ridza & Co has longstanding experience in property transactions, development and financing, as well as in tenancy agreements. Hafidah Aman Hashim acted for Sime Darby Ara Damansara Development on the transactional elements of its Ara Damansara Phase 4C2 (Cantara Residences) project. Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia, Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor and Symphony Union Suites are additional clients. Mohamed Nazran Basirun is also active in real estate transactions and developments.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Mohamed Ridza & Co

At Mohamed Ridza & Co, banking and finance expert Mohamed Ridza is well known for his fintech expertise. The bulk of the firm's TMT practice involves advising one large telecoms company on its provision and receipt of technology services, and acting for a venture capital fund on its investments into technology companies. IT and telecoms expert Mohamed Nazran Basirun is also recommended.

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