Vi-Ky has a breadth of domestic and international transactional legal experience, having acted for clients in the financial services, information technology, energy and private equity sectors.
Vi-Ky works with leading corporates, private equity investors, institutions, venture capital funds and high net worth individuals.
We advised Careers Training Group and Anacacia Capital as private equity sponsor on its acquisition of Practical Outcomes Pty Ltd, a high quality early childhood education provider, in February 2015 and of Royal College of Healthcare Pty Ltd, a specialist trainer in the aged care sector, in October 2014.
We advised the IBIS Group, which is owned by ANZ Private Equity, on the sale of two aged care facilities in Queensland to Arcare Pty Ltd (part of the Knowles Group), as part of a large divestment program by the IBIS Group.
We advised Norwest Productions Pty Limited on its acquisition of the business and assets of Cairellie Pty Limited, a specialist event services business.
We acted for the former owners of the OCA Group of Companies, an online training and education business, on the sale of their businesses to Arowana International's education division.
We advised Tea & Coffee Traders (the Saleh family) on the sale of the Gloria Jean's Coffee group, a global business that is a market leader in coffee roasting and franchised coffee retail in Australia, to ASX listed Retail Food Group Limited (owner, developer and manager of retail food franchise systems).
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Vi-Ky has Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (first class honours) degrees.
Prior to joining Sparke Helmore in 2012, Vi-Ky worked at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, Hewlett-Packard in Geneva and recently assisted Ausgrid in the NSW Energy Reform Program.