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20 Aug 2018
Kmart Tyre and Auto loses Australian ownership
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised Wesfarmers on its pending sale of Kmart Tyre and Auto Service to German-based automotive company Continental AG. ...
South America, globe
17 Aug 2018
DLA Piper reaches affiliation agreement with Argentine firm
Global firm DLA Piper has continued to expand its presence in Latin and South America with the establishment of a new agreement with Argentine firm Ca...
Hong Kong, Australia
17 Aug 2018
Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure to increase Aus presence with APA
Allens has advised a CK Infrastructure-led consortium on its proposed acquisition of Australian energy infrastructure business APA. ...
16 Aug 2018
Capilano takeover a sweet deal for shareholders
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Capilano Honey Limited on a takeover proposal from a consortium of private equity funds. ...
15 Aug 2018
EMR Capital sells interest in Indonesian gold and silver mine
EMR Capital, together with its other investors, have sold their interest in the Martabe mine, located in North Sumatra, to Indonesian company PT Danus...
13 Aug 2018
Melbourne to reap benefits of compost facility
King & Wood Mallesons has advised the Clean Energy Finance Corporation on the building of a new state-of-the-art composting facility in Melbourne....
13 Aug 2018
Bemis and Amcor form $25bn global packaging business
MinterEllison has advised Bemis Company, Inc. (Bemis) on its US$5.26 billion cross-border merger with Amcor Limited (Amcor), one of the largest transa...
10 Aug 2018
SEQ Translink contract negotiations finalised
Piper Alderman and MinterEllison have advised numerous bus operators and the Queensland Government, respectively, on the South-East Queensland Transli...
9 Aug 2018
Canadian company to acquire stake in Hunter Valley project
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised a Canadian-headquartered in relation to the establishment of the Dartbrook Mine, located in the Hunter Valley. ...
9 Aug 2018
Glencore picks up US$1.7bn in mine shares
KWM has advised Glencore on its acquisition of majority shares in two of Queensland’s Bowen Basin mines. ...
8 Aug 2018
Healthscope sells Asian pathology stake
Allens has advised leading private healthcare operator Healthscope Limited (Healthscope) on the sale of its pathology operations in Singapore, Malaysi...
7 Aug 2018
$110 million facilities for VitalHarvest as it hits IPO
MinterEllison has advised VitalHarvest on its $185 million IPO of the Vitalharvest freehold trust on the ASX, while Ashurst has advised NAB about the ...
6 Aug 2018
OnDeck warehouse boosts Australian fintech
Ashurst has advised Australian small business lender OnDeck on its establishment of $75 million securitisation warehouse. ...
6 Aug 2018
Sunrise Medical Group acquires Magic Mobility
Sunrise Medical Group has been advised by Norton Rose Fulbright on their successful acquisition of Australian wheelchair designer and manufacturer Mag...
2 Aug 2018
Mirvac launches Australian build-to-rent club
Ashurst has advised Mirvac on the establishment and seed fundraising of the Australian Build-to-Rent Club (ABTRC), offering investors an opportunity t...
2 Aug 2018
Viva Energy hits Australia with $2.6bn IPO
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Viva Energy Group Limited on its successful initial public offering and listing on the ASX. Allen & Overy acted as US ...
31 Jul 2018
ASX-listed company debuts on London Stock Exchange
Norton Rose Fulbright has acted as the Aussie legal adviser to Danakali Limited on its London Stock Exchange listing. ...
30 Jul 2018
EagleView scoops up remaining Spookfish shares
Clayton Utz has advised ASX-listed geospatial imagery products and services company Spookfish Limited on entry into an agreement for merger with US-ba...
27 Jul 2018
Big 6 firms to represent in multibillion-dollar Nine and Fairfax merger
The law firms representing the $4 billion merger of Nine Entertainment and Fairfax have been named. ...
27 Jul 2018
Fleetwood Corp picks up NSW business from Shawcorp Investments
Baker McKenzie has advised Shawcorp Investments on its agreement to sell Sydney-based cell building company Modular Building Systems (MBS) to Fleetwoo...
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