Brendan Wykes


With extensive M&A and Private Equity expertise from working in top-tier law firms in Sydney and London, Brendan brings over 25 years’ of commercial and technical experience to cut through corporate red tape and provide astute transaction advice to his clients

Brendan has led teams advising on multiple acquisitions and sales of Australian and international businesses in many sectors including most recently:

  • The acquisitions and sales of multiple industrial and manufacturing businesses;
  • The acquisitions and sales of hospitals, radiology businesses and other health businesses;
  • The acquisitions and sales of various software and other technology businesses; and
  • The sales of several franchised retail stores

Many of Brendan’s transactions had values in excess of $50 million, including several in excess of $100 million and a few in excess of $1 billion.  One of the highlights of Brendan’s career to date was advising Billiton on its merger with BHP, the largest merger in Australian corporate history at the time. Another highlight was advising on the sale of V8 Supercars to Archer Capital. In addition, Brendan regularly works on small to mid-cap transactions and capital raisings.

Brendan is regularly named in Best Lawyers and other legal directories for Private Equity law.