Title: Partner

Specialization: Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Education: LL.B (Hons) University of Malaya

Languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin

Phone Number: +6017 763 0963

Email Address: [email protected]

LinkedIn: Gan Ming Chiek

Prior to setting up Gan, Lee & Tan (GLT Law), Ming Chiek worked as a Corporate M&A lawyer in Rahmat Lim & Partners (associated with Allen & Gledhill of Singapore), a tier one corporate transactions-focused law firm in Malaysia, and as a corporate & commercial lawyer in Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh, both of which advise on many of the nation’s largest and most high-profile transactions.

Ming Chiek has a strong passion for designing and structuring tax-efficient deals that facilitate his clients’ M&A transactions. His career in the M&A sphere has given him the opportunity to work on several notable corporate M&A transactions in Malaysia; in particular, M&A transactions involving the property development, manufacturing, bereavement care, assets management, energy, healthcare, entertainment, technology, F&Bs and distributive trade industries.


Title: Partner

Specialization: Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Education: LL.B (Hons) University of Malaya

Languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin

Phone Number: +6017 763 0963

Email Address: [email protected]

LinkedIn: Gan Ming Chiek

Prior to setting up Gan, Lee & Tan (GLT Law), Ming Chiek worked as a Corporate M&A lawyer in Rahmat Lim & Partners (associated with Allen & Gledhill of Singapore), a tier one corporate transactions-focused law firm in Malaysia, and as a corporate & commercial lawyer in Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh, both of which advise on many of the nation’s largest and most high-profile transactions.

Ming Chiek has a strong passion for designing and structuring tax-efficient deals that facilitate his clients’ M&A transactions. His career in the M&A sphere has given him the opportunity to work on several notable corporate M&A transactions in Malaysia; in particular, M&A transactions involving the property development, manufacturing, bereavement care, assets management, energy, healthcare, entertainment, technology, F&Bs and distributive trade industries.


Ming Chiek is a corporate and M&A lawyer whose core practice areas include:

  • Local and Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Corporate Structuring & Joint Ventures
  • Regulatory Advisory for Foreign Direct Investment
  • ASEAN Based Private Equity and Venture Capital M&A Transactions
  • Investment Assets Acquisition and Divestment
  • Real Estate Development Projects
  • Foreign and Local IPOs
  • Private Fund-Raising Exercises
  • Corporate Governance
  • Blockchain Advisory

Apart from his conventional legal practices, Ming Chiek has since early 2017 ventured into the blockchain scene and has advised a number of international blockchain projects in Singapore, Malta and Gibraltar. Through involvement in these projects, he has established a wide network of local and foreign partners from these crypto valleys. He believes that crypto market is converging and blockchain technology is going to revolutionize everything from banking, supply chain, government, trading to even our identities.

As a believer in lifelong learning, and driven by his interest in corporate finance, Ming Chiek enrolled for and passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level I examination at his first attempt in 2015 to gain further insight into corporate finance.

Ming Chiek obtained his Law Degree with 2nd Upper Class Honours from the prestigious University of Malaya.


Recent experience includes advising:

    • A Japanese private equity fund on the acquisition of a non-controlling stake in a Malaysian supermarket chain for a consideration of RM300 million
    • A Hong Kong based private equity fund for the acquisition of a minority stake in a bereavement services provider for a consideration of RM200 million
    • A public listed company on its acquisition of the entire equity stake in a producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film in Malaysia for a consideration of RM40 million
    • A public listed company on its acquisition of the entire equity stake in a trading group of companies for a consideration of RM140 million
    • A Singapore-based real property focused private equity fund on its acquisition of a controlling stake in a property developer in Malaysia for a consideration of RM50 million
    • A plantation group of companies for the divestiture of its plantation business for a consideration of RM50 million
    • A Singapore non-profit blockchain real estate start-up on the tokenization of shared holiday homes by using blockchain technology to create an open and transparent way of recording digital assets, which revolutionizes time-sharing model in real estate
    • A Singapore-based green, shared mobility project which aims to provide Transport-as-a-Service (TaaS) to congested cities worldwide by utilizing blockchain technology. The innovative project establishes utilization records of green mobility services on a decentralized public blockchain as an irrefutable record for “Proof-of-Green”
    • The largest crypto trading desk in Malaysia which implements cross-order book model