About Chong Ming
Chong Ming has extensive experience advising a wide range of financial, property, energy, natural resources and agricultural organisations on commercial contracts, M&A, disposals and joint ventures, capital markets transactions and due diligence.
As a previous in-house lawyer at a major listed Malaysian financial services group, Chong Ming applies his multi-national experience in assisting Australian and international clients on complex cross-border transactions involving jurisdictions such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. He also specialises in providing Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) advice and applications both for private and government owned entities.
Austral-Asia Coal Holdings Pty Ltd (part of the Singapore-headquartered IMC Group)
Advised on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a mining interest in the Ashton Coal Mine in New South Wales.
TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad
Advised TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad, both listed on the Malaysian stock exchange with interests in real estate and financial services, on the purchase of the Westin Hotel in Melbourne and on a development with Charter Hall in respect of property at Little Bay in Sydney.
Seniors Money International Limited
Advised the New Zealand-based specialist financial services group, on the successful takeover bid of Australian Seniors Finance Limited.
Pacific Alliance Ltd
Advised Pacific Alliance Ltd, an investment firm with an office in Hong Kong on its subscription of bonds in companies listed on ASX Limited.
Ambank Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad
Advised Malaysian banks Ambank Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad in connection with loan facilities.
Maddocks advises Tong Eng Group on major Melbourne building acquisition
We have advised Singapore-based investment company Tong Eng Group on a significant Victorian asset acquisition
Maddocks advises one of the world’s largest duty free companies on Australian market entry
Maddocks advised global duty free company Lotte Duty Free Singapore Pte Ltd, on a key acquisition
FIRB – Reforms to Australia’s foreign investment framework
The emphasis of the FIRB reforms is on national security risks, the approval process and administrative enhancements.
COVID-19 and investment
Despite testing economic conditions, many companies are still looking for opportunities to invest and grow