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Li-Lian Yeo

Senior Associate

Lil is a corporate law specialist focussing on public and private M&A and private equity.

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Experience

Lil is an experienced M&A transaction lawyer who successfully works alongside clients to execute on strategic and complex transactions.

Lil’s experience working with Australian and international clients spans a number of industries including financial services, waste management, energy and resources, engineering services, insurance and retail.

Lil also regularly advises across a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures, company restructures, strategic alliances, foreign investment, securities laws and general corporate matters.

Lil’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Barrick Gold Corporation on the A$1.1 billion sale of its 50% interest in KCGM (the Super Pit)
  • Bingo Industries on the $50 million sale of its Banksmeadow facility to CPE Capital (formerly CHAMP Private Equity)
  • The Foschini Group on its acquisition of Retail Apparel Group (the owner of the Tarocash, Connor, yd., Johnny Bigg and Rockwear brands) from Navis Capital Partners
  • Bingo Industries on its A$577 million acquisition of Dial-a-Dump Industries
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its sale of financial advisory business Count Financial to CountPlus
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$4.2 billion sale of Colonial First State Global Asset Management to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • ERAMET SA on its successful A$350 million hostile off-market takeover bid for ASX-listed Mineral Deposits Limited
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its proposed A$3.8 billion sale of its Australian and New Zealand life insurance business to AIA
  • Bingo Industries on its acquisitions of National Recycling Group and Patons Lane Recycling Centre and Landfill
  • Ausenco on its A$160 million (EV) acquisition by RCF by way of scheme
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec on its 44% stake in insurance distributor Greenstone
  • Broadspectrum’s response to the A$1.3 billion (EV) unsolicited takeover bid by Ferrovial

 

Background

Lil holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.