October 2021

Beyond the crisis: M&A outlook in Malaysia

Beyond the crisis: M&A outlook in Malaysia

The COVID-19 outbreak poses new difficulties and a new economic landscape for businesses and governments alike. Over the last year, governments throughout the world have implemented policies and initiatives to protect the health of their economies, leading companies to adapt their priorities to meet changes for their businesses.

Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law), in collaboration with KPMG in Malaysia, produced a report ‘Beyond the crisis: M&A outlook in Malaysia’ revealing findings based on a survey conducted on Malaysia’s Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities at the onset of this pandemic. Respondents surveyed across Malaysia included CEOs, CFOs, Directors and Senior Managers from various industries, ownership structures and revenue sizes.

Subject matters: Mergers & Acquisitions
Jurisdictions: Malaysia
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On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to over 3,750 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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