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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

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

Latest News

Special counsel joins Maddocks in Canberra January 16, 2020

Thursday 16 January 2020 Veena Bedekar has joined Maddocks as a special counsel in the firm’s Canberra office. Veena joined Maddocks this week and will work with the Maddocks Probity and Property teams. She joins … Continued

Latest Article

Too much of the (Apple) pie? – Screen-time apps and misuse of market power January 16, 2020

Apple’s ‘screen-time’ functionality (and similar apps released by other developers) have changed the way we engage with our screens, allowing users to monitor how long they spend every day checking emails, messaging and their use … Continued

Private Equity

“Very responsive despite being busy guys, and certainly very good at handling the opposite side on transactions.”

Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Our Private Equity team advises private equity and venture capital funds, superannuation funds and other institutional investors on direct and alternative investments, including leveraged buy-outs and expansion stage investments, infrastructure investments and investments in REITs and other managed investment trusts.

We also advise companies or consortia seeking to raise equity capital or sell to private equity or other institutional investors and management teams on buy-outs and buy-ins. Our experience advising on both sides of these types of transactions, allows us to bring our knowledge, lessons learned and insight to these matters.

Our Private Equity team operates seamlessly with other commercial teams in the firm including Banking & Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax and Capital Markets teams.

How can we help?

Our team advises on:

  • fund establishment, including setting up limited partnerships and managed investment trusts
  • raising and investing early stage, development stage and expansion stage capital
  • leveraged acquisitions and management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • long term investments in infrastructure assets
  • secondary investments
  • public to private transactions
  • financing structures, including equity capital, senior and mezzanine debt, hybrid securities and intercreditor arrangements
  • tax structuring and stamp duty advice
  • management incentive arrangements
  • due diligence and risk management strategies, including warranty and indemnity insurance
  • the implementation of exit strategies, including IPOs, sell downs and trade sales.

For investment and exit transactions, we bring together a commercially focused, multi-disciplined team specialising in employment, financial services, infrastructure, intellectual property, planning and real property, superannuation, tax and other specialist areas.

See also: Equity Capital Markets

“Very responsive despite being busy guys, and certainly very good at handling the opposite side on transactions.”

Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Our Private Equity team advises private equity and venture capital funds, superannuation funds and other institutional investors on direct and alternative investments, including leveraged buy-outs and expansion stage investments, infrastructure investments and investments in REITs and other managed investment trusts.

We also advise companies or consortia seeking to raise equity capital or sell to private equity or other institutional investors and management teams on buy-outs and buy-ins. Our experience advising on both sides of these types of transactions, allows us to bring our knowledge, lessons learned and insight to these matters.

Our Private Equity team operates seamlessly with other commercial teams in the firm including Banking & Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax and Capital Markets teams.

How can we help?

Our team advises on:

  • fund establishment, including setting up limited partnerships and managed investment trusts
  • raising and investing early stage, development stage and expansion stage capital
  • leveraged acquisitions and management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • long term investments in infrastructure assets
  • secondary investments
  • public to private transactions
  • financing structures, including equity capital, senior and mezzanine debt, hybrid securities and intercreditor arrangements
  • tax structuring and stamp duty advice
  • management incentive arrangements
  • due diligence and risk management strategies, including warranty and indemnity insurance
  • the implementation of exit strategies, including IPOs, sell downs and trade sales.

For investment and exit transactions, we bring together a commercially focused, multi-disciplined team specialising in employment, financial services, infrastructure, intellectual property, planning and real property, superannuation, tax and other specialist areas.

See also: Equity Capital Markets