Firms: King & Wood Mallesons (CHAMP Private Equity); Addisons and Lewis King Blumberg (Monash Private Capital)
Deal: CHAMP Private Equity sold Alleasing to Monash Private Capital, with debt funding provided by KKR and Highbridge Principal Strategies.
Key players: The KWM team was led by partners Mark McNamara (pictured) and Mike Barker, together with senior associate Matthew Coull, while partner Yuen Yee Cho, consultant Chris Robertson and senior associate Jana Hitchcock advised on debt financing.
Deal significance: Alleasing was originally bought by funds advised by CHAMP in 2008 from the Allco Finance Group. KWM has advised CHAMP and Alleasing since this initial acquisition.
Monash chairman Geoff Levy told the Australian Financial Review the acquisition was a “long-term investment for Monash in a quality, highly cash generative business with a talented team”.
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