Partner in our Business Law group (primarily in our Vancouver office but lead transactions across Canada) and chair of our National Asia group. Extensive experience in connecting Canadian companies with Chinese counterparts. Regularly leads public M&A transactions and advises corporations in capturing opportunities and navigating risks relating to cross-border transactions. Born and raised in Hong Kong, China, with over 20 years of M&A and capital market experience. Speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese fluently. Trusted advisor to many Asian companies in their various investments and transactions in North America, South America, and Africa, including acquisition of public companies, asset transactions, joint ventures, and minority stake investments. Her transactions cover a broad industry spectrum, including natural resource, technology, video gaming, life science and real estate and consumer products. Regularly speaks at conferences and seminars focused on business relating to China and the Asia Pacific Region. Has earned a reputation as an authority in her field. Was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1992, in Hong Kong in 1993 and in British Columbia in 1995.
Burnaby, B.C.-based Gateway Casinos Income Fund, one of the largest casino operators in Western Canada, completed a $106 million initial public offering of trust units through a syndicate of underwriters led by Scotia Capital Inc., and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc.