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RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Represented a community housing association in settling a tender for the management of a large portfolio of properties.

Represented the major shareholder in a restructure of its shareholding in a company pre-IPO.

Represented a private lending arranger in respect of a $300,000 private loan secured against units in a unit trust.

Represented a syndicate of lenders in respect of a $1,000,000 private loan secured against a hotel/bar in Queensland.

Represented a syndicate of lenders in respect of a $600,000 short term private loan to a developer to assist it to purchase a development site.

Represented a private lending arranger in respect of a $900,000 second mortgage short-term cashflow loan.

Represented the trustee and existing unitholders of a unit trust holding a tenanted office building, in the sale of 50% of the units to an incoming investor and the regulation of the relationship with the new investor after completion.

Represented the seller of an Australian wholesale distribution business in its sale to an international group.

Represented three principals in a corporate reorganisation to divide an international group between shareholders and regulate the ongoing relationship of the separated parts.

Represented an international franchisor in restructuring its Australian operations.

Represented the purchaser in its acquisition of a personal insurance policy revenue book.

Represented the purchaser of 7 logistics properties across every Australian state and territory.

Represented a group of local and foreign Investors in their acquisition of a significant interest in an education software business.

Represented the purchaser of 3 industrial properties in WA.

Represented a syndicate of lenders in respect of a syndicated loan.

Represented the purchaser in its acquisition of a leading online gift hamper business.

Represented a lender in an offshore lending facility.

Represented a group of local Investors in their acquisition of a minority interest in an online travel booking business.

Represented a listed company in its submission of a bid to acquire 100% of the equity of a software company operating in Australia and New Zealand.

Represented the vendor in the sale of shares in a document management and storage business to a private equity consortium.

Represented a syndicate of investors in a group of companies operating a renewals management platform.

Represented the major shareholders in the sell down of equity to key management and a strategic investor in a storm water management group of companies.

Advised the purchaser on the acquisition of a tenanted industrial facility in Victoria, for $23m. The transaction settled in May 2017. A noteworthy aspect of the transaction was the management of risk associated with ongoing litigation concerning the property.

Advised Tapex Pty Ltd on the sale of its Australian crop packaging business to Tapex Agri Pty Ltd, an SPV wholly owned by Tama R.M.W. Agricultural Cooperative Society Ltd, a cooperative society established according to the laws of Israel, as well as a long-term supply agreement between Tama and Agpac (being the owner of Tapex’s New Zealand Agpac Agriculture businesses) in New Zealand.

Acted for a prospective purchaser in its bid for two separate industrial assets in Victoria.

Acting together with a corporate advisor to arrange a series of syndicated mortgage-backed loan facilities, including drafting all the facility documentation and securities.

Represented the venture capital investor in a telecommunications business.

Represented the buyer in the acquisition of a training and education business.

Represented the buyer in a sale conducted through a pre-emptive rights regime.

Represented the developer in the agreement for lease of a major food processing and logistics centre.

Represented the land owner in a sale and lease back of fitout in a new office development, including the raising of finance for the sale.

Advised a specialist medical practitioner in relation to the provision of his services to a major health care provider.

Represented a syndicate of lenders in relation to their refinancing of a funding facility and its securitisation.

Represented an hotel operator in relation to the operation of an hotel in Queensland.

Advised an international investor in relation to the purchase of an aged care business.

Advised an international reinsurer in respect of its obligations under its reinsurance policies.

Represented an international marketing group in respect of its entry into the Australian market.

The increase by SG Fleet Group of their syndicated banking facility to partially finance a £14m acquisition in the UK.

The acquisition of a $80m newly constructed office building in New Zealand, financed partly by a $52m debt facility.

The acquisition of a $45m tenanted office building in Canberra.

The divestment of a mining services business to an international conglomerate for an undisclosed price.

Acted for the shareholders of Digital Glue Pty Limited (a digital incentives company which develops digital vouchers and gift/store cards in Australia) in their transaction with Blackhawk Network Australia Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., listed on the NASDAQ), which acquired a strategic majority ownership stake in the company.

The increase by SG Fleet Group of their syndicated banking facility to partially finance a £19.6m acquisition in the UK.

The renewal and extension of a $300m syndicated banking facility for a regulated infrastructure project in Australia.