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Ker Wei Tiam
Partner
As an expert in company and investment funds, I am uniquely positioned to act for clients belonging to either or both groups – particularly stapled entities in merger and acquisition, capital raising and investment transactions.
  • +61 2 9921 4058
  • +61 432 220 074

I am also a trusted adviser for a number of listed clients, which I counsel on matters relating to the Australian Securities Exchange Listing Rules.

I have a keen eye for detail, and take a commercial, solutions-focused approach to understanding and achieving my clients’ needs. I have also practised extensively in Southeast Asia, so I am attuned to the professional and cultural subtleties of doing business throughout the region.  

 Career highlights

  • Tower Three, International Towers Sydney at Barangaroo South – acted for one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds on its acquisition of a substantial interest
  • Mirvac Group – helped secure its $365 million acquisition of Mirvac Real Estate Investment Trust and $413 million acquisition of Westpac Office Trust
  • Worked with clients including Cromwell Property Group and Mirvac Group over the past decade, advising on secondary capital raisings – specifically entitlement offers, placements, security purchase plans and dividend reinvestment plans
  • Cromwell Property Group – acted on its €150 million convertible bond issue in January 2015 to fund the acquisition of Valad Europe from Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI and Valad Europe’s senior managers
  • Magellan – acted on the IPO and listing of Magellan Global Trust on the ASX raising $1.6 billion and making the trust Australia’s largest listed investment trust to ever debut on the ASX.
  • LendLease – helped on the sale of a 25% stake in their $1.8 billion retirement living business to Dutch pension fund, APG Asset management, including the restructure and sell-down of all components of the retirement living business, operating platform, development capabilities and associated development pipeline