AARON YONG TZE KEN
Associate, Corporate Division
SKRINE


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  Overview  

Aaron graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2011. He completed his Certificate in Legal Practice in 2012 and was admitted to practice as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in January 2014.

Prior to joining Skrine, he has been mainly involved in corporate advisory work and has experience in matters involving venture capital, private equity, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.

He joined Skrine as an Associate in June 2017.

  Further Details  

Areas of Practice

General Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets

Qualifications

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Certificate of Legal Practice
  • LLB (Hons) Aberystwyth University, UK

  Selected Experience   

Note: This list includes engagements completed prior to joining Skrine

Capital Markets

  • Advised and assisted on numerous initial public offerings (“IPO”) of shares in companies in various sectors on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Main Market”).
  • Advised and assisted on the issuance of Islamic perpetual notes pursuant to a Sukuk Musharakah Programme of RM2.0 billion by a company listed on the Main Market (“Listed Company”).
  • Advised and assisted on the issuance of medium term notes pursuant to a medium-term notes programme of up to RM400million by a Listed Company.
  • Advised and assisted on the establishment of employee share schemes by a Listed Company.
  • Advised and assisted on the renounceable rights issue together with free detachable warrants and attached bonus shares by a Listed Company.

Corporate and M&A

  • Advised and assisted a private equity firm on its acquisition of shares in a company specialising in the energy transportation market.
  • Advised and assisted an investment holding company in its disposal of shares in a biotechnology company to a foreign private equity firm.
  • Advised and assisted a venture capital firm in its disposal of shares in a technology company to a Listed Company.
  • Advised and assisted venture capital firms in their investments and subscription of shares in numerous technology start-ups.

 

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2018

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Skrine has been ranked as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year and Maritime Law Firm of the Year.

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The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.

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The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employment

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 

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