Intan Eow

Intan Eow is a partner in our Sydney mergers & acquisitions group. She focuses on public and private mergers & acquisitions, foreign investments and capital raisings, particularly China-Australia cross-border transactions. Being fluent in both English and Mandarin, she has helped numerous Chinese clients invest in Australia and Australian clients work with Chinese investors.

Intan acted for state-owned entities, sovereign wealth funds, financial and strategic investors and private enterprises across sectors such as food, agriculture, health, property, infrastructure, telecommunications and mining.

Intan is a member of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Law Council of Australia.


  • Bindaree/Sanger (Australian beef processor) – sale of a majority interest to a consortium comprising HK-based Hui family and Chinese investment firm Archstone
  • Chinese consortium led by Fuyuan/Mengniu – acquisition of Burra Foods, a Victorian dairy processor, in a competitive sale process with reinvestment by the vendors
  • Industrial Bank, Bank of China International and Bohai Harvest RST – financing of Yancoal's coal mines through complex USD$950million (AUD$1.3billion) bond issue
  • Various Chinese bidders and financiers – bids for various health sector targets, including radiology services, contract research organisation and health products

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Member of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Law Council of Australia

View Intan's profile in Chinese.


Legal insights

Late on 9 December 2020, the Treasurer announced that the current $0 monetary screening thresholds for FIRB applications will be lifted on 1 January 2021, resulting for the most part in the standard...

11 December 2020

With a large increase in fees proposed in the FIRB reform package, investors will be thinking twice about investing in Australia and when to make their approach to FIRB.

02 October 2020

Have there been any recent changes to the Foreign Investment rules in Australia? There have been two key changes to the FDI rules in Australia.  The first is the temporary change to the...

24 July 2020

The Australian Treasurer has announced major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment regime. On the one hand there is some welcome relief and greater regulatory clarity for investment in sensitive...

09 June 2020

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