Our Services

For more information about our Australian, Pacific and South East Asian expertise, select one of our services below.

Mergers + Acquisitions

We advise across a range of corporate areas including private M&A, joint ventures, disposals and corporate restructurings as well as general commercial and corporate governance issues.

Our expertise is in complex private company M&A transactions in Australia. We provide strategic advice and manage the transaction process, including due diligence, negotiation and documentation.

We also have expertise further afield in the Pacific, and South East Asian region.

We are able to combine exceptional transactional skills with coordinating specialist expertise including antitrust, employment and benefits, environmental, intellectual property and tax. This enables us to handle the numerous issues that can arise in a single corporate transaction across multiple jurisdictions.


Recent Transactions

+ Australia

  • We acted for the vendors of an Australian based insurance broker business. This included obtaining all AFSL approvals for the transfer of ownership.
  • Acted for the purchasers of an engineering manufacturing business including advising on restraints on the vendor’s principals and key personnel.
  • Acted for a New Zealand IT company on its acquisition of an IT company in Australia including completing legal due diligence, documentation, coordinating tax advice on structure and completion.

+ The Pacific and South East Asia

  • We acted for the appointed consultants in the restructure of a national dairy industry corporate. This included separating the dairy co-operative and dairy processing companies, legislative drafting, drafting key transfer documentation and attending to completion.
  • Acted for a listed FMCG manufacturer in its multi-jurisdictional acquisition of alcohol businesses across the Pacific. This included advising on all structuring, regulatory and corporate issues arising from the acquisition, and negotiating with local regulators (including the competition regulator) + Worked with our affiliates.
  • Acted for Australian leisure cruise company disposing several Fiji assets, including an overnight stay resort facility, advising on capital gains tax issues, and closing out settlement + Worked with our affiliate.
  • Advised a multinational food manufacturing company on its acquisition of a multinational consumer goods company’s potato chip business which included advising on the existing distribution arrangements of the vendor in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Fiji, and advising on the permit and licencing requirements of operating a business in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Fiji + Worked with a global law firm.