Nicolette LYE is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

Her main areas of practice involve mergers and acquisitions, covering both public and private transactions and general corporate and commercial transactions.

Significant transactions that Nicolette has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • ESR Funds Management (S) Limited (the manager of ESR-REIT) in the merger with Viva Industrial Trust by way of a trust scheme of arrangement. The merger values Viva Industrial Trust at S$936.7 million and creates Singapore's fourth largest industrial REIT with approximately S$3 billion in property assets. This deal won Best Singapore Deal at the FinanceAsia Awards 2018 and M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize) at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2019.
  • SMRT in the development and operation of the landmark cross-border rapid transit system between Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia (RTS Link).
  • Keppel REIT Management Limited (the manager of Keppel REIT) in Keppel REIT's acquisition of Keppel Bay Tower Pte. Ltd., based on an agreed property valuation of Keppel Bay Tower at S$657.2 million.
  • CapitaLand in the disposal of their 75% equity interest in Galaxis to Ascendas REIT for approximately S$534.4 million.
  • KKR in relation to the S$300 million funding round of PropertyGuru Pte. Ltd.
  • Sembcorp Industries in the acquisition of Veolia ES Singapore and the public cleaning business of Veolia ES Singapore Industrial from Veolia Environmental Services Asia.

Related Practice

  • Mergers & Acquisitions