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.