Our team is renowned for adding significant value for clients undertaking public M&A.
We deliver effective strategies, derived from significant market experience, that drive value. This is backed by a strong commercial focus and commitment to execution.
Navigating the complexities of public M&A requires lawyers who know what they are doing to get deals over the line. We have a committed group of outstanding practitioners with leading experience in public M&A, and a deep understanding of market trends and regulatory landscapes including approaches adopted by key regulators. They are supported by in-depth proprietary analysis of every major public M&A deal in the market each year, across a range of key metrics.
We have a proven track record of delivering innovative strategies and structures to maximise deal certainty, including pre-bid stake structures, unsolicited or hostile bids and complex multi-party public transactions.
Our M&A team brings together experts from all relevant legal disciplines. In addition to our core public M&A specialists, these include financing, tax and regulatory, as well as specialty practices that can help unlock value, like environment and planning, employment and industrial relations and sector specialists such as energy and natural resources, projects or technology media and telecommunications (TMT).
They made a complicated deal doable and uncomplicated. Wonderful, wonderful skills.
Advised ESR, one of the largest pan-Asian logistics real estate developers, owners and operators and a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus, one of the leading global private equity firms, on ESR’s successful A$755 million unsolicited off market takeover of ASX-listed REIT Propertylink Group. As part of this transaction, Corrs also advised ESR on the acquisition of its pre-bid stake of 19.89% of Propertylink through an after-market raid, using an equity derivative structure.
Advised Fuji Xerox, the Japan-based company headquartered in Tokyo, one of the largest integrated document and print management providers in the Asia-Pacific region, and a market leader in Australian and New Zealand, on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in CSG Limited, the ASX listed provider of print and business technology solutions in Australia and New Zealand, supported by an in-house equipment financing business, via a scheme of arrangement.