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Jennie Bian

Jennie Bian

Solicitor

Jennie is a solicitor in our corporate team, focusing on equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.

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Experience

Jennie assists clients in a variety of corporate transactions and has particular experience in equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures, foreign investment, general corporate advisory and other commercial transactions.

A selection of Jennie's recent ECM experience includes assisting:

  • Booktopia Group Limited on its initial public offering of A$43.1 million and listing on the ASX
  • Ampol Limited on its proposed initial public offering of a 49% interest in 250 core freehold sites
  • Virgin Australia Holdings Limited on its concurrent issues of Australian dollar denominated unsecured notes listed on ASX to raise A$325 million and US dollar denominated unsecured notes to raise US$425 million in connection with its acquisition of Affinity Equity Partners’ approximately 35% minority investment in the ‘Velocity’ loyalty program
  • Prospa Group Limited on its initial public offering of A$110 million and listing on the ASX
  • Tabcorp Holdings Limited on its fully underwritten pro-rata accelerated renounceable entitlement offer with retail trading rights to raise A$600 million
  • Coronado Global Resources Inc. on its fully underwritten institutional placement to raise A$145 million and fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer to raise A$105 million
  • Challenger Limited on its fully underwritten institutional placement to raise A$270 million and non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise A$35 million
  • Ramsay Health Care Limited on its fully underwritten institutional placement to raise A$1,200 million and non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise A$300 million
  • NEXTDC Limited on its fully underwritten institutional placement to raise A$672 million and non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise A$191 million
  • the underwriters on various secondary capital raisings, including by Emeco Holdings Limited, Downer EDI Limited, Super Retail Group Limited, G8 Education Limited, Hotel Property Investments Limited, Charter Hall Group and Cromwell Property Group.

A selection of Jennie's recent M&A experience includes assisting:

  • AGL Energy Limited on its acquisition of Click Energy Group Holdings Pty Limited for A$115 million
  • Ampol Limited on the establishment of a A$1.4 billion property trust and acquisition of a 49% interest by Charter Hall and GIC consortium
  • WPP AUNZ Limited on its sale of its Kantar businesses in Australia and New Zealand to WPP plc
  • AGL Energy Limited on its acquisition of Southern Phone Company Limited for A$27.5 million from 35 local councils
  • AGL Energy Limited on its proposed A$3.17 billion acquisition of Vocus Group Limited by scheme of arrangement.

 

Background

Jennie holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.

Jennie is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.