Our team has extensive experience advising bidders and targets on public M&A transactions, including schemes of arrangement, takeovers and shareholder-approved transactions.

We advise bidders on pre-bid strategy and stake-building through to selecting and implementing the most appropriate transaction structure.
We advise targets on preparing for a takeover approach and responding to a bid (whether friendly or hostile) through to negotiating and implementing a recommended bid.

Our team is experienced in obtaining regulatory approvals, including from ASX, ASIC, FIRB and the ACCC, and advising Boards on their duties in the context of a public M&A transaction.

We combine our technical skills and market experience with a hands-on, commercial and solutions-focussed practical approach to deliver our clients’ strategic goals efficiently and effectively.

We advise on:

  • Bid preparation
  • Bid response, strategy and implementation
  • Item 7, section 611 transactions
  • Reverse takeovers
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Takeovers

Key People

James Burchnall
Director, Head of M&A (Public) and ECM (Public)
Gerry Cawson
Director, Head of M&A (Private) and ECM (Private)
John Kain
Managing Director