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26 Apr 2018
AFL advised on ‘historic’ redevelopment deal
DLA Piper has advised the Australian Football League on a major new deal with the State of Victoria for stadium and precinct rebuilds as well as agree...
Jamie's Italian restaurants
24 Apr 2018
Hallmark Group to scoop up 5 Jamie's Italian restaurants
Thomson Geer has advised the Brisbane-based company on its impending acquisition of five Jamie's Italian restaurants. ...
23 Apr 2018
Data centre expansion on the cards for NEXTDC
NEXTDC has revealed ambitions to build additional data centre developments in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth using funds raised from a multimillion-dolla...
20 Apr 2018
Blackstone announces plans to acquire panel business
Blackstone will acquire the issued share capital in AMA, after entering an agreement to do so by way of a members scheme of arrangement. ...
19 Apr 2018
Rest makes its largest-ever property transaction
Allens has advised Rest on a multimillion-dollar acquisition, which sees it acquire one-third stake in Sydney’s Quarter Tower redevelopment. ...
18 Apr 2018
Nature’s Care sells majority of shares
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Nature’s Care on a trade sale, in one of the largest private equity investments in Australia so far in 2018. ...
17 Apr 2018
‘Historic’ pilot launches ambitions for low-carbon economies
Australia and Japan have partnered to fund a new pilot project that will work on a plant which is capable of creating liquefied hydrogen from brown co...
17 Apr 2018
Powerchina Resources buys 80% stake in Tassie wind farm
An 80 per cent acquisition of Tasmanian renewable project Cattle Hill Wind Farm by a Chinese-owned resources company marks its first investment in the...
12 Apr 2018
Combination to boost value of iron ore miner
An agreement to combine ASX companies Atlas Iron Limited with Mineral Resources Limited will see the value of the iron ore miner bumped to $297.6 mill...
12 Apr 2018
Riviera Health sells 5 residential aged care facilities
Maddocks has advised Riviera Health on the sale of its residential aged care portfolio to Japara Healthcare Limited. ...
11 Apr 2018
Rio Tinto divests Qld coal assets
Rio Tinto has announced that it will sell its interests in several Queensland-based coal assets, with binding agreements entered with a number of diff...
10 Apr 2018
Accolade Wines sold for $1bn
Two firms have advised on an M&A transaction that saw The Carlyle Group acquire the Accolade Wines group from CHAMP Private Equity and Constellat...
9 Apr 2018
Sydney, Perth lawyers named among global's partner promotions
Two Australians are among the latest names revealed to be joining DLA Piper’s global partnership this year. ...
9 Apr 2018
EnergyAustralia makes multimillion-dollar acqusition
Several firms have advised on transaction that sees IFM Investors nab $205 million for its sale of Ecogen to EnergyAustralia. ...
6 Apr 2018
Elite sporting tech group to bolster growth trajectory
DLA Piper has advised Catapult Group International Limited on a $25 million institutional placement to fund its growth strategy. ...
5 Apr 2018
Cross-border Aconex takeover complete
Oracle’s cross-border acquisition of cloud-based enterprise business solutions provider Aconex is expected to be one of the largest technology trans...
5 Apr 2018
$350m financing for green power hub in regional Victoria completed
Baker McKenzie has advised on the $350 million financing of an integrated wind farm and Tesla battery storage facility located in regional Victoria. ...
4 Apr 2018
Cbus Property nabs $1bn property in heart of Melbourne
Gadens has advised Cbus Property on a $1 billion purchase of a development site on the hotly contested corner of Bourke and Queen Streets, Melbourne....
3 Apr 2018
Battery storage to give affordable, long-term energy for western Vic
The new Energy Storage Initiative will deliver two large-scale battery storage projects to alleviate grid load in areas of western Victoria. ...
29 Mar 2018
WIRCON advised on largest Aus solar farm battery storage project
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised international energy company WIRCON GmbH on the development and acquisition of the Gannawarra Energy Storage System ...
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