50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (+60 3) 2070 0466
Fax: (+60 3) 2078 3382
Current position: Partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus: Corporate, M&A, privatisation, takeovers, corporate restructuring, equity fund raising, real estate, joint ventures, foreign investment
Career highlights: Wong Chin Chin is a corporate M&A lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in legal practice. She graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia and was admitted as a barrister to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 1990 and to the Malaysian Bar as an advocate and solicitor in 1991.
She has advised financial institutions, insurance companies, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, speciality traders and renewable energy companies on their M&A. She has also advised on the privatisation of companies via selective capital reduction, takeovers or acquisition of assets and transfer of listing status. Chin Chin also advises on restructuring of debt via schemes of arrangement and has acted for both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings and rights issues of shares and warrants. This includes the initial public listing of, and the qualifying acquisition for, a special purpose acquisition company in the oil & gas sector and in the listing of stapled securities on the main bourse of Bursa Malaysia.
Wong Chin Chin is recognised for her M&A work in Malaysia by Asialaw Profiles, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 in Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A