Raymond Lou

Raymond Lou

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Raymond Lou is a partner in the Sydney office of Baker McKenzie where he advises on mergers and acquisitions (public and private), major projects and China inbound transactions.

Practice Focus

Raymond has significant experience in public and private M&A transactions, with a particular focus on infrastructure and energy projects. He is also a fully bilingual speaker (Mandarin) and has worked on a number of significant inbound investments into Australia, acting for both state-owned enterprises and private enterprises from China across a wide range of industries including power, renewables, health and FMCG.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in relation to its acquisition of the telecommunications tower owner Crown Castle Australia.
  • Advised Transpacific Group on its sale of its New Zealand waste management business to Beijing Capital Group.
  • Advised Spark Infrastructure on its equity participation for the winning consortium bid for TransGrid.
  • Advised Wirsol Energy Australia on its acquisition, development and financing of a portfolio of 400MW of solar PV projects in Australia.
  • Advised Dutch Infrastructure Fund on its acquisition of majority interest in the first commercial waste-to-energy greenfield project in Australia.
  • Advised Maoneng Australia on their development, acquisition, financing and sale on a number of their Australian renewable projects, including Sunraysia Solar Farm in NSW.
  • Advised Pulse Health Care on its merger with Healthe Care by way of scheme of arrangement.
  • Advised Evolution Healthcare and Generation REIT in relation to their debt-to-equity restructure of Hurstville Medical Centre.
  •  Advised a number of Chinese-based consortiums on their bid for infrastructure assets in Australia, including ports, pipelines and energy-generation assets.

Admissions

  • New South Wales~Australia (2007)

Education

  • University of Sydney (LL.M.) (2011)
  • University of New South Wales (LL.B.) (2006)
  • University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Commerce) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin