Achievements

The firm has been fortunate enough to have advised on a significant number of landmark transactions in the Malaysian financial and capital markets, transactions that have been the firsts of their kind and those that have achieved benchmark status, not only in Malaysia, but in some cases, South East Asia and the entire world: 

  • The world’s first exchangeable Sukuk
  • The world’s first perpetual Sukuk 
  • The world’s first Takaful Subordinated Sukuk
  • The world’s first Yen denominated Sukuk 
  • Malaysia’s first charge card securitisation 
  • Malaysia’s first non-performing loans securitisation 
  • Malaysia’s first synthetic securitisation
  • Malaysia’s first additional Tier-1 capital securities 
  • Malaysia’s first Basel III-compliant Tier 2 Sukuk 
  • Malaysia’s first stapled securities
  • Malaysia’s first municipal bonds
  • Malaysia’s first retail and exchange traded bonds
  • Malaysia’s largest Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) initial public offering (as at July 2013) and the first one with Regulation S offering
  • Malaysia’s first merger and acquisition transaction in the financial services sector under the Financial Services Act 2013