William Tai | Sydney | Hogan Lovells

William Tai

Associate Corporate & Finance


English, Chinese, Cantonese


William Tai
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William Tai is a member of the Private Equity and Investment Funds team in Sydney. He has advised both fund managers and limited partners, as well as private equity clients in both buy-side and sell-side deals. 

William has been involved in a wide range of corporate transactions for both domestic Australian and international clients in various industry sectors. This includes transactions in the technology, health, entertainment, financial, private capital and real estate sectors.

Representative experience

Advising Morrison & Co Growth Infrastructure Fund on the AUD 83 million sale of the property assets and operating company of Sundrop Farms to Centuria Capital Group. 

Advising Catalyst Investment Managers on the AUD 120 million sale of Vesco Foods, a food manufacturing business, to PAG. 

Advising Legal Gateway on the AUD 13 million sale of Engage Legal, a lawyer secondment business, to Axiom Global Inc.

Advising H.R.L. Morrison & Co Private Markets Pty Ltd on the establishment of a carbon sequestration vehicle and the corporate aspects of its acquisition of four agricultural properties in Queensland.

Advising Linear Capital on the establishment of Linear Capital V, L.P. and LCCP Opportunity Fund II, L.P. with target capital commitments of up to USD 300m, and USD 200m respectively.

Advising Genesis Capital on the establishment of their inaugural private equity fund, targeting capital commitments of AUD 150m.

Advising Dinimus Capital on the establishment of the Dinimus Credit Fund IV, comprising of a close-ended fund and an open-ended fund, targeting AUD 300m (in aggregate).

Advising SC Lowy on the establishment of their second special situations fund, targeting capital commitments of USD 150m.

Advising Liverpool Partners on the establishment of special purposes vehicles for the acquisition of Seven Miles Coffee Roasters.

Advising KBR on its USD404.2m purchase of Frazer-Nash Consultancy from Babcock.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Law, The University of Sydney, 2020
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, New South Wales
Court admissions
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales