With experience at a top tier and magic circle global law firms in Adelaide, Melbourne and London, Alyce brings a breadth of knowledge to her practice that helps her pre-empt, manage and solve complex issues for her clients.

Alyce’s significant cross-border capability gives her a global insight into transactions and an excellent grounding in all aspects of corporate law, but she has a particular interest in private and public M&A, equity capital raisings (including pre-IPO, IPOs and secondary raisings) and corporate governance.  She has acted for a number of ASX blue-chip and FTSE 250 listed companies, including in the new energy and banking and finance sectors.

Alyce’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Kelsian Group (ASX:KLS) on their US$325m (~A$487m) acquisition of All Aboard America! Holdings Inc. (AAAHI) and the associated A$281m capital raising;
  • SILK Laser Clinics (ASX:SLA) on its proposed acquisition by Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) (a subsidiary of Wesfarmers (ASX:WES)) by way of scheme of arrangement for approximately $180m;
  • ROC Partners on the acquisition of Pace Farms (Australia’s second largest egg supplier);
  • Kelsian Group (ASX: KLS) on its $698m acquisition of Transit Systems Group together with a $154m Capital Raise;
  • Atmo Biosciences on the investment by Breakthrough Victoria;
  • Koonenberry Gold (ASX: KNB) on its IPO, along with multiple pre-IPO capital raisings;
  • ZEN Energy on its demerger from Sanjeev Gupta’s SIMEC Energy, and various subsequent transactions; and
  • The sale of Go Traffic, Go Training and associated entities to Asplundh.

Alyce has acted on some of Australia’s and the UK’s highest profile transactions, developing a particular strength in managing intricate legal and strategic issues.

Alyce was listed in Doyle’s Guide 2023 as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Corporate M&A category.

Zen Energy
Client: Zen Energy
Transaction Type: Private M&A
Advised Zen Energy on the investment into Zen by GFG Alliance and subsequent de-merger (chaired by British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta)
Kelsian Group
Client: Kelsian Group Limited (ASX:KLS)
Transaction Type: Equity Capital Markets
Advised Kelsian Group Limited (ASX:KLS) on their US$325m (~A$487m) acquisition of All Aboard America! Holdings Inc. (AAAHI) and the associated A$281m capital raising by way of accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer and placement. This transaction marks Kelsian Group Limited's entry into the USA market through an established operator, and further diversifies Kelsian Group Limited’s multi-modal operations across four countries.
Koonenberry Gold
Client: Koonenberry Gold (ASX: KNB)
Transaction Type: Equity Capital Markets
Advised mineral exploration company Koonenberry Gold (ASX: KNB) on its IPO. The Company owns the 1,339sq kilometre Koonenberry Gold Project in north-western New South Wales. Market deal value ~$24m.