Gan Ming Chiek

GAN MING CHIEK

Partner

Corporate, Capital Markets, M&A

BIOGRAPHY

Prior to setting up GLT Law, Ming Chiek started his career as a Corporate M&A lawyer in Rahmat Lim & Partners (associated with Allen & Gledhill LLP Singapore), a tier one corporate transactions-focused law firm in Malaysia, and as a corporate & capital markets lawyer in Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh, during which he advised on many of the nation’s largest and most high-profile corporate transactions.

Ming Chiek advises a wide range of corporate exercises including initial public offering (IPO), M&A, private fundraising, emerging technology and industries such as ECF, P2P, e-money, e-commerce, initial exchange offering (IEO), cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. His clients come from diverse industries such as property development, manufacturing, bereavement care, assets management, energy, healthcare, entertainment, technology, F&Bs and distributive trade industries.

QUALIFICATIONS

LL.B (Hons) University of Malaya
  • 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
  • Fintech, Technology and Blockchain Advisory
  • Advised a Japanese private equity fund on the acquisition of a non-controlling stake in a Malaysian supermarket chain for a consideration of RM300 million
  • Advised a Hong Kong based private equity fund on the acquisition of a minority stake in a bereavement services provider for a consideration of RM200 million
  • Advised 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
  • Advised a public listed company on its acquisition of the entire equity stake in a trading group of companies for a consideration of RM140 million
  • Advised 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
  • Advised a plantation group of companies for the divestiture of its plantation business for a consideration of RM50 million
  • Advised 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
  • Advised 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”
  • Advised the largest crypto trading desk in Malaysia which implements cross-order book model

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