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Private Equity in Australia

Baker & McKenzie's Private Equity Group continues to be a market leader in Australia, as well as globally. The Group has acted on a number of the most significant private equity transactions in Australia and New Zealand.

The Australian Private Equity Group has broad transaction experience, including establishing private equity funds, management buy-outs (MBOs), public to private transactions (P2P), "PIPE "investments, development capital transactions, and exit transactions (either by way of trade sale, IPO or merger).

The Group continues to advise on transactions across a diverse range of industry sectors such as media, telecommunications, retail, insurance, medical, automotive, industrial, recruitment and food. The Group’s P2P expertise is regularly sought. PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook rated our private equity/venture capital practice as "leading" in private equity: buyouts in 2009 and 2010.

The Group has longstanding relationships with a number of prominent local and international private equity houses.

Companies doing business in Asia could also be adversely affected by compliance risks related to M&A and/or joint ventures. Find out why and how Baker & McKenzie can help keep you in good compliance health.
By 1 October 2014 all joint stock companies that maintain their own shareholder registers must transfer them to professional registrars. As an alternative a joint stock company with less than 50 shareholders can be transformed into a limited liability company within the same term. In this case the requirement will not apply.
Our tax advisers discussed wealth planning instruments and vehicles in Luxembourg and shared views on how to market them successfully at a seminar held during the opening of Baker & McKenzie’s new Luxembourg office.
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