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Mergers & Acquisitions

Russell Kennedy supports private businesses and individuals, private and public (ASX listed) corporations, government departments and not-for-profit organisations with navigating milestone commercial transactions including sales, mergers, acquisitions, capital raising and takeovers.


We’ve worked with clients from the retail, manufacturing, professional services, property, health, aged care, technology and transport and logistics sectors. M&A experts, we recognise that every major transaction is different and tailor our service offering to meet the specific requirements of each deal. 

Russell Kennedy supports our clients with tailored advice regarding pre-sale documentation and corporate restructuring, corporate governance and due diligence, foreign investment approvals, competition law, employment and consultancy agreements and more. 

We look to apply innovative technology to make the deal making and completion process more streamlined, collaborative and efficient for our clients.

Our strategic M&A advice is bolstered by specialist guidance from our dedicated workplace relations and employment, property, planning and environment, IT, intellectual property and banking and finance teams. 

Our respected Mergers and Acquisitions team was recognised as a leader in Australian M&A law by Acquisition International in 2016.

Below is a list of the team's recent deals that have been in the press:

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FIRB application fees to double

29 Jul 2022

* As of 29 July 2022, fees payable to the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for applications for foreign investment transactions will double under newly imposed regulations. *

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Current mergers and acquisitions activity in the aged care sector – by Rohan Harris

1 Mar 2022

Rohan Harris recently had the opportunity to speak at the ACSA Annual Finance Symposium about what I see as a “two speed economy” which is continuing to play out for not-for-profit residential aged ca ...

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NEWS: Russell Kennedy’s M&A team advises Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) on its investment in Lux Group Limited

23 Dec 2021

Russell Kennedy Lawyers have advised Auctus Investment Group Limited (ASX: AVC) (Auctus) on its investment in Lux Group Limited (Lux), via its Luxury Escapes Fund (Fund) through its wholly owned subsi ...