About Geordie

Geordie primarily advises on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets matters. He regularly advises on private treaty M&A, restructuring, corporate governance, ASIC/ASX compliance, public takeovers and takeover defences. Geordie has also developed a valuable skill set advising clients on Chapter 2M - financial reporting requirements and ASIC Class Order Relief.

Geordie has experience across a broad range of industries (ranging from resources, industrials and financial services to pharmaceuticals and service-based organisations) with a diverse range of clients (from large multinationals like Johnson Controls (NYSE - JCI) to private equity funds and small domestic companies).

In his spare time Geordie enjoys participating in team sports like baseball, engaging in the Australian theatre community and participating in motorsports.

Experience

  • Acquisitions

    Advising the Sunsuper superannuation fund on their acquisition of a $231 million 50% stake in Mirvac’s Locomotive Workshop redevelopment in Sydney.

    Pitt Capital / Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited (ASX: SOL) - advising on multiple private treaty acquisitions.

  • Quintet Yorkway

    Advising on the acquisition of a majority stake in Infrastructure Advisory Group alongside the founder shareholders.

  • Compliance

    Managing the corporate compliance for Johnson Controls Australian subsidiaries and implementing their Australian corporate rationalisation program.

  • Realm Resources Limited

    Advising RRP on its response to an unsolicited, off-market hostile takeover bid. The transaction involved advising RRP through the non-affiliated directors on a range of complex takeover and regulatory issues and Takeover Panel proceedings. In addition, we advised RRP in connection with preparatory work for a capital raise associated with a re-compliance listing on ASX and general ASX and ASIC regulatory advice and a full multinational due diligence program, preparation of ASX listing application and long-form prospectus.

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