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Gilbert + Tobin

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Greatly respected national offering, noted for combining a breadth of capability with lean, efficient staffing and the ready provision of expertise precisely suited to the matter in hand. Handles many of the most complex and significant M&A and takeover deals. Acclaimed for combining pragmatism with a flair for novel solutions and providing a consistent and dedicated service. In high demand by some of the most prominent domestic and international private equity players across the full investment fund life-cycle.

Notable practitioners

Costas Condoleon is cited for his specialised expertise in M&A, and also advises on securities law and corporate governance issues. He is identified as "a truly exceptional corporate lawyer" who ensures that his clients' "strategically important and high-value transactions are in the right hands."

Craig Semple is appreciated for his "immense knowledge of M&A in Australia," and is lauded as "an exceptionally gifted lawyer who is comfortable with both the micro and macro aspects of the transaction."

Karen Evans-Cullen provides strategic M&A and corporate advisory counsel across a diverse range of sectors.

Neil Pathak is endorsed as a "very seasoned and capable" practitioner who is "good to have across the table." He takes the lead on multibillion-dollar takeovers and acquisitions and heads the Melbourne M&A practice.

Peter Cook is appreciated by clients as "a trusted adviser at the strategic level" who is "astute, creative, knowledgeable and connected." Given his counselling of major clients on highly sophisticated transactions, he is a highly regarded practitioner to clients on major public and private M&A deals.

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Overview

Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory Group provides innovative solutions and project management for large-scale corporate transactions and advises on a range of related corporate issues. The team is made up of highly respected lawyers with skills appropriate to a range of merger and acquisition, and capital markets transactions. We achieve commercial results through creative solutions and perseverance.

Our services
Our services include:​

  • Corporate mergers, acquisitions and disposals, and related due diligence, tax and structuring issues.​
  • Joint ventures, including devising ownership, management and operational structures to meet commercial and regulatory requirements.
  • Complex private equity structuring and consequent investment and exit transactions; including management and leveraged buy-outs.
  • Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule compliance issues.
  • Australian Financial Services Licence applications and compliance for licensees.
  • Company secretarial assistance to companies, including the establishment of companies, preparing minutes and resolutions for board and shareholder meetings, and undertaking statutory filings.
  • IPOs, placements and rights issues for companies and managed funds.
  • Capital management strategies, including buy-backs and capital reductions.
  • Capital markets activities, including the structuring of complex capital instruments such as debenture and hybrid offerings and warrants.

Members

Athanasoff, Julie

Bassil, Rachael

Bogle, Charles

Cardaci, Marcello

Cook, Peter

D'Andreti, Adam

Evans-Cullen, Karen

Flynn, Christopher

Gordon, Tim

Hill, Elizabeth

Johns, Deborah

Josselsohn, David

Kauye, Alex

Laura, Adam

Macdonald, Ben

Mannolini, Justin

Nagarajah, Nirangjan

Narushima, Hiroshi

Pathak, Neil

Reeves, Peter

Semple, Craig

Spain, Bill

Turner, Sarah

Williamson-Noble, John

Industries

Automobile & Parts

Banks

Chemcials

Commercial & Professional Services

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Corporate/M&A

Gilbert + Tobin

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Location

Level 35

Tower Two, International Towers

200 Barangaroo Avenue

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

NSW 2000

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Australia

Corporate/M&A


Costas Condoleon
Band 2
Craig Semple
Band 3
Karen Evans-Cullen
Band 4
Neil Pathak
Band 2