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Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Diverse and inclusive: Maddocks recognised for gender equality February 25, 2020

25 February 2020 Maddocks has been recognised for the 16th consecutive year for its work in creating a workplace that provides opportunities for all of its employees. Maddocks received an Employer of Choice for Gender … Continued

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Holding shareholder meetings under COVID-19 restrictions March 25, 2020

With governments imposing severe restrictions on travel and public gatherings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian public companies with upcoming annual general meetings (AGM) will be required to consider whether they can either … Continued

Catherine Merity Partner

Background

Catherine has wide-ranging experience in corporate law and has practised in both Australia and the UK. Catherine is acknowledged for her experience in equity capital markets transactions and has acted in a large number of multi-jurisdictional matters in this field. This includes advising Australian and international clients on initial public offerings (IPOs), capital raisings, schemes of arrangement, private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, ASX Listing Rules, Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) compliance, as well as corporate governance.

Catherine is recognised by leading legal directory, Chambers Asia Pacific, with clients saying Catherine is “very knowledgeable, communicative and results-oriented”, as well as an “excellent facilitator and a taskmaster who gets us through hurdles.”

Legal expertise

  • Equity capital markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Commercial

Relevant experience

  • Audinate Group Limited – advising on IPO and ASX listing and subsequent institutional placements to fund growth.
  • Pivotal Systems Corporation – advising US semiconductor company on its IPO and listing of CHESS Depositary Interests on ASX and on its novel revenue based preferred stock financing.
  • Revasum, Inc. – advising US technology company on its IPO and listing of CHESS Depositary Interests on ASX.
  • Atomos Limited – advising Australian video technology company on its IPO and ASX listing and subsequent private placements and acquisition of a UK technology business.
  • Janison Education Group Limited – advising on acquisition of LTC Holdings Pty Limited and institutional placemat to fund acquisition.