Yemi Tépé is a partner in the Finance Department of Morrison & Foerster (International) LLP, based in the Singapore office. She specializes in domestic and multi-jurisdictional acquisition and leveraged finance, public to private takeovers, debt structuring and restructuring, syndicated lending and subscription line financing.
Ms. Tépé advises leading international banks and financial institutions, major corporations and private equity sponsors and her practice extends across various sectors including banks, private equity, education, F&B, energy and power, mining and resources, oil and gas and real estate. Ms Tépé has extensive experience on significant and high profile transactions globally including in Singapore, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Hong Kong and across Europe.
Ms. Tépé has been ranked as a leading individual by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific consistently since 2011 and was shortlisted for the 2011 Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards as a “Rising Star”.
Ms. Tépé is praised by clients as a “high quality” practitioner with “a lot of transactional experience and knowledge” and “a very safe pair of hands” who is “extremely commercial and user-friendly”, “very reliable, and never puts a step wrong.”
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Ms. Tépé worked at a leading magic circle law firm in their Singapore, London and Tokyo offices. Ms. Tépé speaks fluent French.
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