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Thomson Geer

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Pan-Australian coverage from offices in five cities and a high level of hands-on partner involvement in domestic and cross-border transactions, winning praise for its supportive engagement with clients and commitment to cost-competitive staffing. Acts for a wide range of clients from large multinational corporations to family-owned businesses. Particularly noted for its representation of startups in the new technology sphere and also prominent acting for clients in the energy, resources and healthcare sectors.

Strengths

The team are praised for their "level of strategic and commercial advice" by a client who adds: "Through their own experience and international relationships, they are able to provide a high standard of global legal advisory service."

Another client asserts: "Their advice and their negotiation skills were very impressive, and their experience came to the fore when we needed it."

Work highlights

Acted for US-owned VetPartners NVC on its AUD251 million acquisition of National Veterinary Care by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Notable practitioners

David Zwi is a contact for clients.

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Overview

Thomson Geer provides advice on all aspects of corporate law and regulation.

We advise and assist clients on matters including mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, capital raisings, private equity transactions, takeovers, ASIC & ASX requirements and joint ventures. Our M&A and Capital Markets teams are amongst the most respected in Australia.

Our services include:

  • Corporations Act/ASX Listing Rules
  • Compliance & risk management
  • Acquisitions & disposals
  • Capital raisings
  • Corporate governance
  • Due diligence
  • Joint ventures
  • Private equity
  • Reconstructions
  • Takeovers
  • Fundraising
  • Shareholder/Management buyouts
  • Tax structuring
  • Venture capital

We are best known for:

  • Project management & outcome delivery
  • Commercial approach to resolving legal issues which arise throughout the various phases of each transaction
  • Lean & experienced teams
  • Efficient cost effective & flexible approach to fee structures
  • Team work

Recent work:

  • Acted for Village Roadshow on the sale of its 50%, $165m stake in the Singapore cinema exhibition business, Golden Village, to Orange Sky.

  • Acted for NFP, Royal District Nursing Service, on the takeover as the new provider of South Australia's previously government-managed Domiciliary Care Services.

  • Advised Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited on its minority share acquisition of Bain Capital Domino Hong Kong Limited's shares in Domino's Pizza Japan.

  • Acted for Ebiquity plc in relation to the Australian aspects of its disposal of its AdIntel business to Nielsen Media Research Limited.

Members

Brooks, Adam

Davidson, Ebru

Flahvin, Tim

Fung, Eugene

Kramer, Dan

Marcus, Jason

Reynolds, Loretta

Schiavello, David

Thompson, Peta

Zwi, David

Clients

C2C Capital

China Cinda

CK Life Sciences Int'l., (Holdings) Inc

Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited

Interpath Services Pty Ltd

McPherson's Limited

PrixCar Services Pty Ltd

Pro-pac Packaging Ltd

Tetra Tech Inc

Village Roadshow Limited

Industries

Accounting

Automotive

Banks

Charities/NFPs

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Products Manufacturing

Energy

Finance

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health & Aged Care

Industrial Engineering

Media

Mining & Metals

Private Clients/Individuals

Private Equity

Real Estate

Retail

Stockbrokers

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Venture Capital

Corporate/M&A Department

Thomson Geer

firm
Department location

Level 7, 19 Gouger Street

Adelaide

South Australia

Australia

SA 5000

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 31 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Highlight

BioCina (Bridgewest Group) on the purchase of Pfizer’s biologics manufacturing facility

Authors: Delene Blumberg, Chris Kelly, Jonathon Corlett, Craig Tidemann, George Hodson

Highlight

Thomson Geer is advising QBiotics Limited on its proposed $75m capital raise

Authors: Ebru Davidson, Roberta Bozzoli, Venkatesh Ananthakrishnan, Catherine Wei