Gilbert Gan

(The following information was supplied by the firm)

Managing Partner

Gilbert is the Managing Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. and heads the firm’s Corporate Finance & Securities practice group. He is recognised as one of Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law, and is regarded by the International Financial Law Review, Chambers & Partners and Asia Law Profiles as a leading lawyer. The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has described him as a first-class practitioner.


Capital Markets

Equity Capital Markets

Exchange-Traded Funds

Real Estate Investment Trust

Securities Regulation


Closure of Entity

Company Formation & Incorporation

Corporate & Debt Restructuring

Corporate Advisory

Corporate Secretarial

Foreign Direct Investment

Funds, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Joint Ventures & Shareholders Arrangements

Mergers & Acquisitions




Corporate exercises undertaken include:

Take-Overs and Mergers of public companies including reverse take-overs, and Sales and Acquisitions of private companies and businesses.

Corporate Restructurings.

Listings and other equity capital raising on Bursa Malaysia and regional stock exchanges, including Due Diligence.

Exchange Traded Derivatives such as Structured Warrants.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Private Equity Funds, Unit Trusts and other Collective Investment Fund schemes.

Joint Ventures and Foreign Direct Investments.


Gilbert joined the firm as partner in 2008. Before joining the firm, he worked abroad in one of Singapore’s largest law firms and subsequently in a Malaysian boutique corporate law firm.


Advocate and solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Advocate and solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), National University of Singapore

Notary Public, Malaysia


  • Leading Lawyer | Corporate Commercial: Equity Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A
    Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific
  • Leading Lawyer | M&A
  • Distinguished Practitioner | Capital Markets: Corporate and M&A
    Asialaw Profiles

Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers
Asia Business Law Journal

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