Month: February 2018

Kain Lawyers Building a Billion Dollar Business

On Tuesday Kain Lawyers, along with event partners Macquarie and Risk Capital Advisors hosted the “Building a Billion Dollar Business” event in Martin Place. The event was opened by MC and Kain Lawyers Director Gerry Cawson and followed with Keynote Speaker Radek Sali, CEO Light Warrior Group. Radek spoke about his time as CEO of… Read more

Kain Lawyers advises SeaLink on $43m Fraser Island acquisition

Kain Lawyers has advised SeaLink Travel Group Limited (ASX:SLK) on the acquisition of Fraser Island’s Kingfisher Bay Resort Group in a $43 million deal. The transaction, centred on the World Heritage listed Fraser Island, includes the two island resorts, Kingfisher Bay Resort and Eurong Beach Resort, as well as Fraser Explorer Tours and the Fraser… Read more

Kain Lawyers a Top 10 National Firm

Kain Lawyers’ has advised on a significant number of transactions throughout 2017 ranking it as one of the nation’s M&A market leaders. The busy year, which had seen Kain advise on 44 reported M&A and capital raising deals, ranked Kain Lawyers 5th in Australia in Thomson Reuters Mid-Market listings of deals under $50m and 9th… Read more

Uplift in M&A activity leads to more recognition for Kain Lawyers

An uplift in the M&A market throughout 2017 has seen Kain Lawyers close 44 deals worth more than $1BN in aggregate, a statistic that has ranked them alongside other top tier Corporate heavyweights as one of the top 5 most active legal advisory firms in Australia. This national activity has also seen Kains listed as… Read more

Has there been a better time to invest in biotech?

AusBiotech described 2017 as the best year yet for the biotech industry in Australia.  The $500 million Biomedical Translation Fund (‘BTF’) has been a key driver of investment into the sector, announcing its first investment in May 2017 and four more in the backend of last year, with a total value of around $40 million.… Read more

In the age of ‘Big Data’, will your business be compliant with the Privacy Act come 22 February 2018?

We’re all beginning to understand that data is critical to decision making and as the age of ‘Big Data’ draws closer, the ability to collect and store information on individuals is becoming increasingly important. Businesses seeking to capitalise on the value of this information may not realise that obtaining it comes with obligations to protect… Read more