Jeff Leong has extensive experience in representing various IPO candidates and public listed companies in capital raisings and other corporate exercises on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and the Singapore Stock Exchange.
He also has experience acting in domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, venture capital investment and foreign investment transactions in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Mr Leong was instrumental in developing the firm’s highly regarded reputation in corporate securities and investment law in Malaysia, and was involved in establishing industry standards and best practice for due diligence in respect of submissions to the Securities Commission under the Capital Markets and Services Act (formerly known as the Securities Commission Act). He is regularly asked to undertake legal due diligence work in mergers and acquisitions, investment and securities offerings by both foreign investors and domestic Malaysian companies. Notably, he has previously acted in the corporate restructuring of one of the largest shipping fleets in the world.
Mr Leong previously assisted the Association of Merchant Bankers in Malaysia to review the due diligence best practices for the Malaysian corporate sector.
He has been ranked by the independent UK-based publication The Asia-Pacific Legal 500 as a leading individual in the area of corporate and commercial law in Malaysia. In 2011, he was also recommended as an expert in corporate law practice in Malaysia by Global Law Experts.