mergers & acquisitions

We have deep experience in M&A matters.

We act on a broad spectrum of M&A matters, including asset (eg. equipment) acquisitions through to infrastructure transactions, acting for foreign multinationals, trade buyers, private equity and private owners/investors, and on preferred bidder and auction deals.  We have particular experience with business growth & succession matters.

Our experience covers a wide range of industry sectors, including resources (including mining services), energy renewables, health, agribusiness, telecommunications, technology and infrastructure of transport.  Some examples of the experience of our team include:

  • the sale and purchase of developed operating mining projects and of undeveloped mining projects
  • the sale and development of infrastructure, including a hydro-electric scheme and a telecommunications network via public-private partnership (PPP)
  • acting for multinationals from USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Korea, France, India, China and Africa, including in relation to international corporate restructures
  • business growth & succession, including buy-ins, exits, asset disposals, shareholder agreements, restructures and strategic and commercial advice
  • FIRB
  • term sheets, MOUs and heads of agreement
  • confidentiality agreements (including standstill arrangements)
  • due diligence, including managing the due diligence process
  • joint ventures, including shareholder agreements
  • warranty and indemnity insurance
  • acting for private equity funds on acquisitions and disposals, acting for the targets of private equity funds, and acting in respect of the establishment of private equity funds
  • share restructures (including the issue of bespoke securities) to facilitate acquisitions
  • obtaining relevant shareholder and regulatory approvals.

We can also assist you with recommendations for, and in dealing with, corporate advisors to support you in your strategic endeavours.

Useful Resources
Corporate Governance Tips for a Clean Sale Success

Common Mistakes with Confidentiality Agreements & NDA's

Acquisitions: Buyers Due Diligence Process