NEWS: Russell Kennedy’s M&A Team advises on the sale of Blonde Robot to Midwich

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Russell Kennedy Lawyers have advised the founders of Blonde Robot Pty Ltd (Blonde Robot) on its sale to Midwich Group Plc via its Australian subsidiary, Midwich Australia Pty Ltd (Midwich).

Headquartered in Melbourne, with subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, Blonde Robot is a value-added distributor of professional video, broadcast and photography products, who distributes products in a number of countries across the Asia-Pacific region including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. The acquirer, Midwich, is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and is a specialist audio visual distributor to the trade market with operations across Europe and Australasia.

The Russell Kennedy team was led by principal Rohan Harris and special counsel Rory Maguire, with support from associate Stephanie Quatela.

Russell Kennedy special counsel, Rory Maguire, said: “This is a significant and important transaction for Blonde Robot and Midwich. We were delighted to assist the founders on reaching this milestone and we look forward to seeing the business continue to grow in Australasia and the wider APAC region.”

Blonde Robot co-founder and CEO, Chris Horsley-Wyatt, said: “Blonde Robot is very excited to join the Midwich Group and Russell Kennedy has been instrumental in helping to get this deal done. The Russell Kennedy team’s expert advice enabled us to successfully navigate and settle a complex transaction within a demanding timeframe.”

This has been covered in Lawyers Weekly

Further assistance

For assistance regarding mergers and acquisitions, please contact Rohan HarrisRory Maguire or Stephanie Quatela

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