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Advised Silver Lake Partners, on the Australian tax aspects of the acquisition of TEG from Affinity Equity Partners. Silver Lake is a technology investor with more than US$43 billion in assets under management and TEG is best known in Australia as the owner of Ticketek, but it also owns brands including Eventopia, Softix, and TEG Live and is the current owner of Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney.
Advised a consortium comprised of QIC, Chinese investment fund Pagoda and Goldman Sachs’ private equity arm on various tax issues associated with its successful bid to acquire a majority stake in the Icon Cancer Care Group which operates a vertically integrated cancer care business in Australia and Singapore.
Advised on tax aspects of the Gold Coast Rapid Transit project (PPP), including the tax risks associated with private sector bid structures, GST, council rates and land tax issues on land tenure proposals and particularly GST risk associated with the private sector’s securitised structure (Stages 1 and 2).