Sammy  Koo  picture Sammy Koo

Ernst & Young
Hong Kong


Sammy Koo, is a Partner at EY’s Strategy & Transactions team in Hong Kong. She heads the firm’s Debt & Capital Advisory practice in Hong Kong and is a committee member of EY’s global Legal Entity Rationalization program. Notably, she has over 22 years experiences at the forefront of some of the largest financial advisory cases across the region. She specializes in debt capital advisory, financial restructuring, sustainability financing, strategic exits, independent financial review, funding model assessment, distressed turnarounds, operational improvement, financial feasibility assessments and trading resumption of public entities.

Ms Koo regularly advises clients in a myriad of industries ranging from financial services, insurance, real estate, technology, hospitality, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, retail and asset management sectors in Greater China, US, UK, Japan, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda and Australia to various government or regulatory bodies such as the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Securities and Futures Commission.

Ms Koo holds degrees in Commerce, Law and masters in Accounting. Ms Koo is fellow member of both Hong Kong Institute Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”) and CPA Australia. She is also a member of Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty of HKICPA. Ms Koo has earned accreditations as a Specialist Designation in Insolvency, Certified Fraud Examiner and Accredited General Mediator of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. She also has a Certificate in ESG Investing.

Apart from the above, she also serves the community as a member of the Working Group of Sustainable Finance of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a panel member of the Resolvability Review Tribunal and Municipal Services Appeal Board as well as a Board Member of the Applied Research Council of the HKSAR.