Deal highlights FY23

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Deal activity continues in FY23

Despite the challenges and uncertainties posed by the global economic climate, transactions have continued in FY23 with consolidation in businesses and industries driving asset divestiture and strategic acquisition opportunities. In particular, the global drive towards digital transformation and sustainability has presented new growth opportunities, enabling us to help clients strategically position themselves in these emerging markets.

Working alongside businesses and professional advisors, our legal experts have navigated complex and high-value transactions across a range of sectors, which we invite you to explore below.

Reece logo

Advising Reece on its parallel acquisition of International Quadratics and Dontek Electronics to expand its irrigation and pools division

Fujitsu logo

Advising Fujitsu on its acquisition of Enable Professional Services, the largest independent ServiceNow provider in the Asia-Pacific region

Lawrence & Hanson logo

Advising Lawrence & Hanson Group on its expansion in NT through the acquisition of Power Line Supplies NT

SMCP logo

Advising SMCP, a listed European high-end fashion company, on the acquisition of its Australian and New Zealand local distributor

Centennial logo

Advising Centennial on its acquisition of an interest in the unincorporated Clarence Joint Venture from Korean-owned SK Networks Resources Australia (Wyong)

St John Ambulance logo

Advising St John Ambulance Victoria on its expansion into in-home care through the acquisition of Seniors Community Care

Gallagher Group logo

Advising Gallagher Group on its acquisition of Norton Gates, a leading manufacturer and supplier of farm gates and livestock handling equipment

 Exedy Australia logo

Advising Exedy Australia on its acquisition of Alltranz New Zealand and an interest in Alltranz Australia

Safe Direction logo

Advising the shareholders of Safe Direction, a leading manufacturer and supplier of road safety barrier products, on its sale to Jaybro

Pearson logo

Advising Pearson on the sale of Pearson Online Learning Services globally through the sale of each regional subsidiary of Pearson

Nurses Now logo

Advising Nurses Now, a nursing labour hire business, on the sale of its business to Crescent Capital owned Healthcare Australia

Healthscope Group logo

Advising Healthscope Group on the sale of assets and the transition of Frankston Private Hospital and Bellbird Private Hospital to Peninsula Health and Eastern Health respectively

Uniti Group logo

Advising Uniti Group on the sale of NBN assets to Skymesh and the sale of NBN fixed broadband assets to Aussie Broadband

Armstrong Flooring logo

Advising vinyl flooring manufacturer AF Aus, a subsidiary of Armstrong Flooring Inc, on the sale of certain assets to the Cowes Bay Group

Everyday Independence logo

Advising the shareholders of Everyday Independence, on the sale of its business to ASX-listed APM Human Services International via a competitive auction process

Enforce logo

Advising Enforce Consulting on the structuring and sale of its Australian IT consulting business (specialising in Ceridian cloud technology) to Deloitte Australia

Peak Plan Management logo

Advising the shareholders of Peak Plan Management on its sale to nib Holdings, one of Australia’s largest health and medical insurance providers

TCN logo

Advising Indi, one of the founders of TCN Group, on the sale of its interest in the operator of The Card Network to InComm Payments

E-Max logo

Advising E-Max (Aust), a manufacturer and supplier of heavy duty ULV electrical wiring harness systems, electrical connectors and accessories, on the sale of its business to Bapcor

Metal Men Recycling logo

Advising the founder seller of Metal Men Recycling on its sale to a private equity fund as part of a roll-up of scrap metal / recycling companies

RHI Magnesita logo

Advising RHI Magnesita on its investment in MCI Carbon and associated collaboration arrangements to further develop MCI’s decarbonising technology

Cann Group logo

Advising Cann Group on its AUD8.28m capital raising via a share purchase plan and its up to AUD12.2m (plus options of value up to AUD10.5m) capital raising via a non-renounceable entitlement offer

Cobalt Blue Holdings logo

Advising Cobalt Blue Holdings on its AUD22.31m capital raising via a private placement of shares and a 1 for 10 non-renounceable entitlement offer, with a subsequent shortfall placement offering

AirTree Ventures logo

Advising AirTree Ventures as lead investor as part of an AUD6.3m Series A capital raise by Fair Supply

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