Brendan Wykes joins Holding Redlich, bringing with him 20 years’ experience in corporate transactions. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, venture capital and development capital investments, and shareholders agreements and joint ventures.
Throughout his career he has advised clients on numerous high-profile transactions, including the V8 Supercars teams on the partial sale of V8 Supercars to Archer Capital, IronBridge Capital on the roll up and subsequent sale of Easternwell’s drilling services businesses to Transfield, Cook Care Group on its sale to Estia Health, CHAMP Ventures on its investment in Cater Care, FleetPlus on its sale to FleetPartners, Emeco and Veda on their MBOs, management share plans, and various other joint ventures and acquisitions, according to a statement from Holding Redlich.
National managing partner Ian Robertson welcomed Mr Wykes to the firm, praising his level of expertise as being a significant asset to the firm.
“Brendan brings with him a high level of expertise and experience in this competitive area of law and will provide a significant boost to our national Corporate and Commercial team,” Mr Robertson said.
“We welcome Brendan to the firm and look forward to working with him.”
Meanwhile Mr Wykes said he was excited to be joining Holding Redlich’s corporate and commercial team.
“I am delighted to be joining Holding Redlich and, in particular, I am looking forward to working with its strong national corporate team,” he said.
“We expect to see more M&A activity and private capital investments in 2018. We are growing our team in anticipation of the new opportunities for the firm.”