Firms: Arnold Bloch Leibler (Global Reviews)
Deal: Restructure and capital raising
Key players: The matter was conducted by ABL partner Michael Dodge, who was assisted by senior associate Jorja Cleeland and lawyer Jing Chang
Deal significance: The funds raised — together with the involvement of Australian investors, including boutique private equity group AuraCapital — will allow Global Reviews to continue to grow, expand its current data storage operations and position itself in other major global markets. Global Reviews was established in 2000 and is headquartered in Melbourne. It offers unparalleled industry data, competitor intelligence and behavioural insights to improve sales conversion, customer satisfaction and competitiveness online to clients, including: Google Australia; Expedia; British Gas; Origin Energy; ANZ Banking Group; National Australia Bank and ING.