Beatrice Lo advises corporate and private equity clients on their most complex transactions, often within highly regulated industries and with a cross-border element.

Ms. Lo draws on extensive experience representing clients on their key transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, carve-outs, and equity investments, as well as providing general corporate law advice. Ms. Lo’s work spans across a number of industries, including:

  • Power, energy transition, and renewables
  • Financial services and fintech
  • Insurance and insurtech

She understands the markets in which her clients operate and crafts effective solutions that help them achieve their ultimate business objectives.

Ms. Lo’s recent experience includes advising:

Energy Transition, Renewables, and Power

  • Lime Rock Management in the strategic partnership between Ardyne, a Lime Rock portfolio company and supplier of specialized technology and services catering to the energy industry, and Weatherford International
  • Energy Capital Partners, an energy-transition infrastructure investor, on the £341 million sale of Triton Power to Equinor and SSE Thermal
  • Iberdrola on its £1.63 billion sale of a 40% stake of East Anglia, a UK-based provider of energy services, to Green Investment Group
  • A green investment company on acquiring a stake in an offshore windfarm and related joint venture arrangements with a leading European energy supplier*
  • A Danish renewable energy company on selling a gas-fired power station to a consortium of investors led by a global investment bank*
  • Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused private investment firm, selling a 25% interest in Axxela, Nigeria’s largest private-sector gas distributor, to Sojitz
  • An investment firm on acquiring a controlling stake in a solar power development project in Nigeria
  • A multinational oil company relating to its recommended cash-and-share offer for a British energy company*

Financial Services and Fintech

  • Stenn Assets Ltd, a UK-based trade finance provider, in the US$50 million equity investment by Centerbridge Partners into Stenn International
  • Credit Suisse in the sale of its global trust business to The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited
  • La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its partnership with Generation Investment Management and investment in FNZ, a global fintech company
  • A large European bank on its proposed joint venture with a global investment firm to create a global asset manager in Europe and Latin America*
  • A diversified asset management firm on acquiring a London-based fixed income manager*

Insurance and Insurtech

  • The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society in its acquisition of Scottish Equitable's UK-based business consisting of life insurance, critical illness, and income protection policies
  • Integro Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, on its acquisition of Hawkes Bay Holdings, London-based a provider of insurance broker and underwriting agency services
  • A European insurance group on selling its life insurance subsidiary to a private equity firm*
  • A number of clients relating to various investments in, and acquisitions of, insurance brokerage businesses
  • A UK mutual life insurance company on selling its offshore subsidiary in a management-led buyout supported an independent private equity firm*

Other Complex Transactions

  • Nissan Motor Co. on a new framework agreement relating to its strategic alliance with Renault Group
  • Whirlpool Corporation on the joint venture between Whirlpool and Arcelik, a Turkey-based company that manufactures household appliances, to combine their European domestic appliance businesses into a newly formed entity
  • Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation in its sale of the Grosvenor House Hotel in London's Park Lane to Qatar Investment Authority
  • ViaSat in the joint venture between ViaSat and Eutelsat Communications, combining Eutelsat's current European broadband business with ViaSat's broadband technologies and consumer Internet Service Provider (ISP) business expertise
  • William Demant Invest in its acquisition of Vision RT, a UK-based 3D surface imaging technology company developing products and solutions for surface guided radiation therapy
  • The senior secured noteholder committee on the €1.8 billion debt and equity recapitalization of Selecta, a Swiss-headquartered pan-European coffee and vending machine business

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School
  • LL.B. (Hons), University College London