Partner

Pui Yee is the Head of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Department. Her practice focus is on take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments and corporate and commercial transactions. She has been involved in transactions across a wide range of industries including financial services, energy and power, manufacturing, retail and consumer, hospitality and plantations.

Pui Yee is recognised as a Highly Regarded lawyer in M&A by IFLR1000. She is also consistently recognised as a Leading Individual in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific and was described as "a very good lawyer who really knows her stuff" and "a very strong M&A lawyer". In The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Pui Yee was recognised as a Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A and noted to be "competent and knowledgeable". 

Graduating with a double degree in economics (with a major in accounting) and law, Pui Yee was a Partner in the Corporate & Financial Services practice at another Malaysian law firm for more than 13 years.

Work Highlights

  • Advised Sarawak State Financial Secretary on the acquisition of 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn. Bhd. from Shell Gas Holdings (Malaysia) Limited.
  • Advised Hwang-DBS on the disposal of its 100% equity interest in HwangDBS Investment Bank and HDM Futures, along with its 53% equity interest in Hwang Investment Management and its 49% equity interest in Asian Islamic Investment Management to Affin Holdings.
  • Advised MetLife on its strategic partnership with AMMB Holdings and its acquisition of a stake in AmLife Insurance and AmFamily Takaful. 

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