Ree is a graduate of University
of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and was called to
the Malaysian Bar in 1996. He has a post
graduate qualification of LLM in International
Economics Law from the University of Warwick,
England. He was also a foreign lawyer in
London at Herbert Smith upon completion
of his LLM.
has over twenty six (26) years of active
practice experience specialising in corporate
finance, capital markets and corporate and
commercial matters. Prior to founding our
firm in 2007, Ben Ree was a Partner of the
Mergers & Acquisition, Corporate Finance
and Capital Markets practice group at Messrs.
Zul Rafique & partners.
Ree brings with him his wealth of experience
having advised on a significant number of
initial public offerings in Malaysia, Hong
Kong, China, Singapore, London and Australia,
various fund raising exercises via equity
or debt instruments, reverse take-overs,
mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures,
mandatory and voluntary general offers,
privatizations and debt restructuring exercises
has undertaken various other corporate exercises
including transfers of the listing status
of public listed companies to the Main Market
of Bursa Securities, rights issue exercises,
warrants issue exercises, private placement
exercises, private debt securities exercises
and employees' shares option and grant schemes.
In addition, Ben Ree has also advised on
various mergers and acquisitions involving
financial institutions, insurance companies,
foreign companies and public listed and
private companies in Malaysia.
Ree is actively involved in all corporate
files that the firm has been engaged to
provide legal services. Ben Ree with his
sound knowledge of corporate and securities
laws in Malaysia, together with his ability
to comprehend and analyse financial statements
and sharp and professional business acumen,
enables him to originate and structure deals.
Ben Ree also has very good interpersonal
skills and is able to interact and network
with business owners, investment bankers,
consultants and other professionals.