Mergers & Acquisitions

Our M&A lawyers have advised listed companies, public and private companies, private equity groups, consortiums and business owners on various mergers & acquisitions (regulated and unregulated), including:

  • Asset & Business sales & acquisitions
  • Share sales & acquisitions
  • Company restructures
  • On/Off-market Takeovers
  • Mergers
  • Schemes of Arrangement
  • Reverse Takeovers & Backdoor listings

Members of our team have been ranked in the Australasian Legal Business – Mergers & Acquisitions Guide as ‘leading’ and ‘recommended’, in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 in equity capital markets in Australia, and as Leading Lawyer for ECM in Chambers Global.


Some recent key transactions our lawyers have advised on include:

  • Newcastle Agri-Terminal – advised on the sale of its grain handling terminal & business to Qube
  • School Plus – advised on the sale of its OSHC business to Besen Private Equity
  • Ord Minnett – advised on the sale of its Portfolio Administration and Reporting Service “PARS” to HUB24
  • Roubler – advised major shareholder on equity sale to MYOB
  • Polar – advised on the sale of its ice manufacturing business to an undisclosed trade buyer
  • Avincia – advised on the acquisition of a complementary medicines and protein business
  • Aalberts Industries – advised on the sale and restructure of Impreglon to Deco Imaging
  • Allsports Group – advised on the sale of the Allsports Group and other physiotherapy clinics to Healthia (as part of its IPO)
  • Suncoast Asphalt – advised on the sale of contracting, maintenance and manufacturing plant businesses to Hanson Group
  • Leigh Creek Copper mine – advised on the acquisition of the Leigh Creek Copper mine for Strategic Minerals PLC
  • ITS PipeTech – advised on the sale of private interests in an infrastructure & utilities business to Downer Group
  • Mastermyne Group Ltd (ASX:MYE) – advised on the acquisition of various technical services businesses
  • Cuesta Coal – advised Independent Directors on takeover by Beijing Guoli
  • RV Parks – acquisition of RV Parks Resort by Gateway (ASX:GTY) under a Scheme of Arrangement
  • Diversified Mining Services Ltd (DMS) – merger with Mastermyne Group Ltd (ASX:MYE) under a Scheme of Arrangement
  • Platinum Partners – advised on various cross border acquisitions
  • QGold – advised on On-Market Takeover bid for Strategic Minerals Corporation NL (ASX:SMC)
  • HMA Group – advised on share sale of group to GHD
  • Hospitality Institute of Australasia – advised on acquisition of various RTOs
  • AJ Lucas Group – advised on acquisition of the Mitchell Drilling Corporation and other third party businesses and assets
  • Taronga Mines Ltd – advised on Off market takeover and acquisition of AusNiCo Limited
  • Fenix Fitness/NBC Private Equity – advised on acquisition of various fitness gym centres
  • Tlou Energy Ltd (ASX:TOU) – advised on merger/reverse takeover of the Saber Group
  • Ridley Corporation Ltd (ASX:RIC) – advised on acquisition of various aquaculture and feed supply businesses
  • Comet Ridge (ASX:COI) – advised on reverse takeover and merger with Chartwell
  • ATF Hire Group – advised on sale (under dual track process) by private equity investor