Baker McKenzie

Myanmar

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Multinational law firm Baker McKenzie’s Yangon office was established in 2014 and is led by managing partner Andre Gan.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm is active in the financial and corporate space. It takes on work in a variety of industry sectors including technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, media and insurance.

 

Key clients

The firm’s client list includes names such as Yoma Strategic Holdings and Prudential Holdings. 

 

Research period review: 30th edition (2019/2020)

The firm was often engaged by foreign clients to advise on regulatory compliance matters across a range of industries. The firm also took on buy and sell-side roles on acquisitions.

Staffing changes saw the addition of corporate partner Kenneth See from Yoma Strategic, while managing partner Jo Daniels left the firm.

 

Deal highlights: 30th edition (2019/2020)

Yoma Strategic Holdings S$12.6 million acquisition of a 65% stake in Yankin Kyay Oh Group of Companies