confirmed that the deal, in which it advised the consortium comprising IFM Investors and AustralianSuper, has financially closed officially making it the largest M&A transaction in Australia for the year.
Herbert Smith Freehills
also advised the consortium while Ashurst
advised on due diligence and financing and Allens
advised the financial firms involved in the transaction.
HSF also advised another deal we have, which is Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s $110 million investment in Investa Commercial Property Fund. This is the company’s largest investment in new property to date.
Going back to Clayton Utz, the firm also advised on Tox Free’s acquisition of Daniels Health Pty Ltd and Daniels Manufacturing Pty Ltd in a deal with an enterprise value of $186 million. The matter also involved an $85 million entitlement offer used to partially fund the acquisition.
Meanwhile, Squire Patton Boggs
assisted New York Stock Exchange-listed firm Live Nation in the acquisition of 51% of Secret Sounds Group which owns popular music festivals Splendour in the Grass and Falls Music and Arts.
Click on the links below for more information on each deal:
Clayton Utz confirms financial closure of $16.2b lease deal
HSF advises on Clean Energy Finance Corp’s largest new property investment
Clayton Utz acts on $186m acquisition, $85m entitlement offer
Squire Patton Boggs advises US-listed firm in Australian events business acquisition
Weekly Deals Roundup: Ashurst advises non-profit financial organisation pro bono
Weekly Deals Roundup: M&A and capital raisings dominate the week
The financial closure of the $16.2 billion lease deal for Ausgrid compensates for a week that saw thin activity.