Mergers and Acquisitions

Riordans Lawyers offer a broad-based corporate pratice that acts for both buyers and sellers in transactions that typically do not exceed $100M in value.

Sector and service strengths include IT, engineering, real estate, advertising, publishing and masthead, retail, waste collection & recycling and assisted reproduction technology,.

Our firm offers a full range of M+A legal services specifically in the mid-market. Our strength lies in our ability to combine our legal knowledge with business knowledge to deliver the best results for our clients. That strength is augmented by our extensive knowledge of mid-market structures and their operation.

Our key principals who practice in this area are Simon Jay and Tony Riordan. Our M+A team also includes our other experienced commercial lawyers who are involved in providing advice, due diligence and documentation in M+A-related areas such as employment/industrial relations, property, leases, tax, contracts, competition law and, where necessary, dispute resolution.

Our transaction highlights include acting for:

Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centers Inc on the sale of its Australian operation

Badjar Advertising Pty Ltd equity interests sale to the Issues & Images Group Pty Ltd

Cobram Estate in the sale of its olive oil business goodwill and assets

Process Heat Transfer (heat exchanger manufacturers) share sale to KNM Malaysia

Nelson Alexander Pty Ltd’s purchase of rent rolls and related estate agency businesses

Fred IT Group Pty Ltd in relation to the sale by its shareholders (each separately represented) of fifty percent of its shares to Telstra for approximately $25m

Process Group Pty Ltd’s shareholders in the sale of their shares to Degremont and Process Group International Ltd (UAE) in relation to the sale by its shareholders of all their shares to Degremont

Wilson Security Pty Ltd’s acquisition of various security and patrol businesses throughout Australia