Justin Chua Ee Ghee

justin chua

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Justin is primarily involved in equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate advisory.

His equity capital markets experience includes advising on several significant Rule 144A / Regulation S initial public offerings, private placements and rights issues in Malaysia.

His mergers and acquisitions experience includes advising on the acquisition, disposal and joint venture & collaboration between companies across different industries.

Justin’s noteworthy transactions include advising on the IPO of the largest home improvement retailer in Malaysia on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia, the IPO of the largest credit reporting agency in Malaysia on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia, a USD12 billion proposed merger of two telecommunication companies in Malaysia; a USD28 billion joint venture between two national oil and gas companies on a refinery and petrochemical project in Malaysia, the public listing of the first stapled securities (comprising real estate investment trust units and shares) in Malaysia on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia and several private placements and rights issues of the largest financial institutions in Malaysia.

  • LL.B. (Hons) – Multimedia University

  • Malaysian Bar (2010)

  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Mandarin

  • Advising as the issuer’s counsel for the IPO and listing of CTOS Digital Berhad on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
  • Advising Axiata Group Berhad in respect of the USD12 billion proposed merger of the telecommunication operations of Celcom Axiata Berhad and Digi.com Berhad.
  • Advising JPMorgan Securities (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, J.P. Morgan Securities PLC and Maybank Investment Bank Berhad in respect of the RM1.77 billion private placement by PETRONAS of its existing shares in MISC Berhad.
  • Advising JPMorgan Securities (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, J.P. Morgan Securities PLC and Maybank Investment Bank Berhad in respect of the RM996.8 million private placement by PETRONAS of its existing stapled securities in KLCCP Stapled Group.
  • Advising AmInvestment Bank Berhad, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Credit Suisse Securities (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Credit Suisse (Singapore) Limited, Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad, JPMorgan Securities (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad, UBS AG, Singapore Branch and UBS Securities Malaysia Sdn Bhd as the underwriters’ counsel for the IPO and listing of MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Berhad on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
  • Advising PETRONAS in respect of its USD28 billion Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) petrochemicals project in Malaysia involving refinery, cracker, and multiple downstream joint venture projects in Malaysia.
  • Advising Bunge Limited in respect of its USD946 million acquisition of a substantial interest in IOI Loders Croklaan, a Netherlands-based oils and fats producing firm, from IOI Corporation Berhad.
  • Advising Daimler AG on the global reorganisation of its worldwide business into three divisions: Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, Daimler Trucks & Buses and Daimler Mobility.
  • Advising as the issuer’s counsel for the IPO and listing of Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Berhad on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
  • Advising Ranhill Holdings Berhad (now known as Ranhill Utilities Berhad) in relation to a scheme of arrangement involving Symphony House Berhad and the public offering and listing of Ranhill Holdings Berhad the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
  • Advising CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Credit Suisse (Singapore) Limited and Merrill Lynch (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in respect of the RM3.55 billion private placement of new ordinary shares by CIMB Group Holdings Berhad.
  • Advising KLCC Real Estate Investment Trust in conjunction with the listing of its stapled securities (comprising the stapling of ordinary shares in KLCC Property Holdings Berhad and units in KLCC Real Estate Investment Trust) on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, it being the first issue of its kind in Malaysia.
  • Advising Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and UBS AG, Singapore Branch in respect of the RM3.7 billion private placement of new ordinary shares by Malayan Banking Berhad.

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