A merger, acquisition, divestment or takeover is a defining strategic transaction for any company. Execution is critical, as is direct access to individuals with the experience and expertise required to deliver the results required.

Having the right legal team is essential to achieve your commercial objectives, manage the risks inherent in transactional work and to turn opportunity and potential into increased shareholder value.

The SBA Law team is comprised of individuals with the expertise and depth of experience to structure, document, negotiate and execute mergers, acquisitions, divestments and takeovers. We have consistently achieved outstanding results for our clients across multiple sectors and industries, from smaller private treaty transactions to large public company takeovers.

Our expertise includes:

  • Asset and company acquisitions and divestments
  • Corporate restructures
  • Due diligence investigations and reporting
  • Foreign investment advice
  • Management buy-outs, buy-ins and co-investments
  • Public company takeovers and schemes of arrangement
  • Private equity transactions
  • Venture capital investment

In these areas we regularly assist clients with transaction structuring and strategy, the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, managing due diligence programs in relation to the target entity or business, introductions to leading financial advisers, regulatory advice and engagement with regulators including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Takeovers Panel and the Australian Securities Exchange.