Tzi-Yang Seow

Senior Counsel, Hong Kong SAR

Biography

Overview

Tzi-Yang is a Senior Counsel in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Group, based in Hong Kong.

Tzi-Yang has extensive experience advising global and regional private equity funds, venture funds and other financial and strategic investors in competitive and proprietary buyouts, growth equity investments and disposals, going private transactions, take private transactions, PIPE transactions as well as joint ventures across the Asia-Pacific region and globally. He has worked in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Bars and Courts
Singapore Bar
Education
LLM
New York University School of Law
LLB
National University of Singapore
Languages
English
Mandarin

Experience

FountainVest Partners as a member of an investor consortium in the €5.6 billion (US$6.4 billion) voluntary public tender offer for all the shares in Amer Sports Corporation, a Finnish sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Arc'teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Mavic, Suunto, Wilson and Precor. The investor consortium comprised ANTA Sports Products Limited, FountainVest Partners, an affiliate of Chip Wilson (founder of lululemon athletica inc) and Tencent Holdings. This transaction was named "Deal of the Year" by FinanceAsia China Awards 2019.*

Ruentex Group on its US$2.9 billion sale of an approximate 36.16% interest in Sun Art Group to Taobao China Holding Limited, a subsidiary of NYSE-listed Alibaba Group. This transaction was awarded "M&A Deal of the Year", China Law Practice Awards 2018.*

Sensetime Group Limited, a Chinese artificial intelligence and deep learning company, in its US$410 million Series B financing.*

Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, in the formation of a new asset services company with Vanke Service.*

A Japanese PE fund in its US$240 million disposal of an indirect interest in Chinese white goods company Hisense Broadband Multimedia Technologies Limited.*

Clermont Group in a US$76 million investment in Eviation Aircraft, an Israeli electric aircraft company.*

Greenland Group on its S$1.6 billion disposal of hotel properties to Amare Investment Management Group for the purposes of a proposed listing of a REIT on the SGX-ST.*

COFCO International Limited in its US$750 million acquisition from Noble Group Limited of a 49% interest in the entire issued share capital of Noble Agri Limited.*

China-Africa Development Fund in its co-investment in Sinochem International Corporation's mandatory general offer for Halcyon Agri Corporation Ltd and a follow-on voluntary general offer by Halcyon Agri Corporation Ltd for SGX-listed GMG Global Ltd with a combined transaction value of approximately S$700 million to form the world's largest rubber supplier.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case.