Zandra has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets-related work including initial public offerings (IPO), equity and debt securities offerings and real estate investment trusts (REITs). Zandra also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, privatisation of public companies, corporate debt restructurings, foreign investments, joint ventures and other general corporate exercises. Some of the significant transactions that she has been involved in include advising three of the largest REITs IPOs in Malaysia, and the disposal of the business, assets and liabilities of one of the largest listed toll expressway operators in Asia.

Zandra is ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific in Corporate/Commercial: Equity Capital Markets where she is endorsed for having “a strong track record in equity capital markets transactions and has notable specialism in REITs. She is able to assist with both Malaysian and foreign listings.”. She is also recognised as Highly Regarded in Capital Markets and Islamic Finance in IFLR1000 in which a client attests that “she provides very professional advice.”. She has been described by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as “meticulous, sharp and provides great support from ‘start to finish’” and she is also praised for her ‘prowess and experience’ in the listings of real estate investment trusts.

Prior to joining Rahmat Lim & Partners, Zandra was a Partner in the capital markets and mergers and acquisitions practice at another large Malaysian law firm for more than eight years.

Zandra is concurrently a partner in Allen & Gledhill LLP, the Firm’s associate firm in Singapore.

Work Highlights

  • Advised on the establishment of IGB Commercial REIT with its initial portfolio being 10 commercial and office buildings located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the initial public official and listing of units in IGB Commercial REIT on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
  • Advised TDCX Inc., an IT service management company, as Malaysian counsel, in relation to its listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Cnergenz Berhad and LGMS Berhad, as issuer’s counsel in relation to their respective listings on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.