Katy Spooner is a Partner in our Deals practice and leads our Transaction Services group in Hong Kong and Southern China. She has been with PwC for over 25 years, gaining extensive experience in our London, Paris and Hong Kong offices. She advises companies undertaking acquisitions or joint ventures, plus disposals and restructuring. She focuses on multi-national clients which includes advising HK and international public companies on global acquisitions and trade and financial buyers looking to invest in Asia, involving close co-operation with overseas teams. Such work has ranged from shipping companies to internet service providers with deal sizes ranging from US$10 million to over US$1 billion.
Katy has developed her South East Asian and China knowledge since joining PwC Hong Kong in 1998. She has overseen numerous regional projects and has extensive experience assisting inward investors into China. Recent publically disclosed transactions include assisting YouGov PLC with their 100% acquisition of Decision Fuel as they expand into China and South East Asia, HKT’s USD2.4 billion acquisition of CSL New World Mobility and US headquartered Merrill Corporation’s combination with IFN Financial Press Limited in Hong Kong.
Katy has a Mathematics degree and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).