CHAN KWAN HOE is a Partner in the Banking & Finance practice group. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Sheffield and a Masters in Law (LLM) from the University College London. He is also a Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2003.
Kwan Hoe’s main area of practice is corporate banking, syndications, project financing, and capital markets financing. His work covers conventional financing as well as financing under Shariah principles. He has advised on the issuance of bonds and Sukuk by local and foreign issuers in Malaysia and the issuance of asset-backed securities involving the securitisation of property and receivables in Malaysia.
- Advised the lead arrangers in relation to Sukuk issuances under the Sukuk programmes of up to MYR5.65 billion established by a subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad which was partly structured as the first ASEAN Green Sukuk to fund the proposed integrated development in the historic Stadium Merdeka and Stadium Negara enclave which won the Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium) 2018 - ALB Malaysia Law Awards - Asian Legal Business.
- Advised the lead arrangers in relation to Sukuk issuances under the Sukuk Murabahah programme of up to MYR500 million and Sukuk Wakalah programme of up to MYR2 billion and the financiers of syndicated financing of MYR2.2 billion to fund, amongst other purposes, the construction cost of the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway.
- Advised the lead arranger and lead manager in an asset-backed medium-term notes programme of MYR5 billion established by Semangkuk 2 Berhad involving the issuance, from time to time, of asset-backed medium-term notes to inter alia, finance the acquisition of commercial/industrial warehouses and logistic properties in Malaysia.