Buy or sell a business

Legal advisors who will protect your interests from the start to the finish of a business sale or purchase

We bring together a team of commercially minded lawyers and advisors from across the following areas of our firm (and more when required) in matters involving the sale or acquisition of a business:

  • Corporate - to conduct and manage the due diligence process; draft and negotiate key agreements and lead the transaction with the involvement of other specialist practitioners as necessary
  • Tax - to ensure the structures in place for the sale or purchase are optimised from a taxation perspective
  • Employment - to manage any employee matters involved in the business sale or purchase
  • Intellectual property and technology - to manage any IP or technology issues in the transaction
  • Property - to manage property aspects of a business sale or purchase such as lease arrangements
  • Dispute resolution - to resolve any disputes that may arise in the sale or acquisition process

Exceptional outcomes

Silver Lake Resources / Advised Silver Lake Resources on their takeover offer for EganStreet Resources. Silver Lake announced they would compulsorily acquire any remaining shares not accepted as part of the takeover bid for an approximate value of $52 million.
National Recycling Group / Advised the shareholders of National Recycling Group in relation to the sale of all the shares in NRG to Bingo Acquisitions Pty Ltd and the sale of two freehold properties for a value of approximately AU$51 million.
Wanless Group / Advised the Wanless Group on the acquisition and sale of various waste transportation and logistics businesses throughout Australia, including the sale of the groups commercial and industrial waste operations in Queensland to ToxFree for $85 million.
In it together.