Rick Troiano

Rick Troiano

Baker & McKenzie


Rick Troiano is a partner in the corporate team at Baker McKenzie.

Rick specialises in mergers and acquisitions, equity fundraising and corporate advisory.

Practice Focus

Rick’s practice centres on advising clients on takeovers, schemes of arrangement, private M&A transactions, IPOs, rights issues, placements and other corporate transactions.

Rick also advises clients on a diverse range of legal issues including transaction structuring, due diligence, directors' duties, market disclosure, insider trading, listing rule compliance and corporate governance matters.

Rick regularly acts for Australian clients in a wide range of sectors. Rick also has extensive experience in cross-border M&A, and regularly acts for international clients on their investments in Australia.

Rick previously worked as a lawyer at the Australian Takeovers Panel, the main forum for resolving takeover disputes in Australia. This has given him a solid understanding of the law and policy behind the regulation of takeovers and other control transactions in Australia.

Rick is also a member of the Corporations Committee (Law Council of Australia), a forum through which current legal issues affecting business are discussed and considered in the context of law reform in Australia.

Representative Legal Matters

Rick’s experience includes advising:

  • Crayon Group Holding in its AUD 410 million acquisition of rhipe Limited
  • Youfoodz Holdings on the AUD 125 million acquisition of it by HelloFresh SE
  • Afterpay Group on its IPO and ASX listing and subsequent merger with Touchcorp
  • MUTB on its AUD 4.1 billion acquisition of Colonial First State Global Asset Management from CBA
  • OTPP on its participation in BGH Capital Consortium’s AUD 2.3 billion acquisition of Navitas Limited
  • Hanesbrands on its AUD 1.1 billion acquisition of Pacific Brands Limited
  • NorthWest Healthcare on its AUD 508 million takeover bid for Generation Healthcare REIT
  • OTPP (a member of Abano Healthcare Group) on its AUD 200 million acquisition of 1300Smiles
  • Youfoodz Holdings on its IPO and ASX listing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Corporations Committee (Law Council of Australia)
  • Governance Institute of Australia


  • Victoria~Australia (2003)


  • University of Melbourne (Master of Law) (2010)
  • Monash University (Bachelor of Business Banking and Finance, Honors) (2002)
  • Monash University (Bachelor of Laws, Honors) (2002)


  • English
  • Italian