Key Experience

  • Advising Worldline on its acquisition of 51% of the merchant acquiring business of ANZ Bank, with an enterprise value of AUD925m and related 10 year strategic alliance arrangements.
  • Advising ASX-listed cloud accounting software business Xero Limited on its AUD80 million acquisition of cloud-based lending platform Waddle, as well as on its acquisition of Planday, a workforce management platform based in Denmark, for up to EUR183.5m (approximately AUD285m).
  • Advising ASX-listed medicinal cannabis company, Althea Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: AGH), on its acquisition of Canadian extraction and contract manufacturing company Peak Processing Solutions, together with Althea's associated AUD30m capital raising undertaken by way of a placement of new shares to institutional investors.
  • Advising the sellers of Boscastle Pastries and Foods, an award winning Australian pastry business, on the sale to Pacific Equity Partners, a national private equity firm.
  • Advising Waterlogic on its 100% acquisition of Melbourne-headquartered Billi, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of boiling, chilled and sparkling filtered drinking water under-the-sink units operating in Australia, the UK and international markets.
  • Advising the Australian Football League (AFL) on the landmark acquisition of Melbourne's Etihad Stadium in the Melbourne Docklands.
  • Advising Liberty Global on its investment into iFlix Limited, an over-the-top streaming service for emerging markets.
  • Advising OneVentures on the sale of Charm Health to then ASX-listed Citadel Group Limited. Charm Health is Australia’s leading supplier of oncology e-health systems.
  • Acting for GE Capital on the sale of a significant Pan-European business involving 20 European jurisdictions, China, Bermuda and the United States. The sale was preceded by a very complex pre-closing reorganisation.
  • Advising many emerging-growth companies and fast-growth companies on fundraising rounds (including Series A/Series B transactions, venture debt transactions and other strategic stake acquisitions).