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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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NEWS: Russell Kennedy advises Clarinda Manor on its sale to Benetas

13 Apr 2021

Russell Kennedy Lawyers has acted for Clarinda Manor Pty Ltd and Steller Care Clarinda Pty Ltd (Clarinda Manor) in relation to the sale of its business and land to Anglican Aged Care Services Group (t ...

Gilmores UFPI

NEWS: Russell Kennedy’s M&A team act for UBEECO, a subsidiary of UFP Industries, on the purchase of J. C. Gilmore

17 Mar 2021

Russell Kennedy Lawyers has acted for UFP Industries Inc. (UFPI), in relation to the acquisition by its subsidiary, The UBEECO Group Pty Ltd (UBEECO), of the assets of J.C. Gilmore Pty Ltd (Gilmores).


NEWS: Russell Kennedy’s M&A team advises on the sale of Marsh Dairy Products

17 Aug 2020

Russell Kennedy Lawyers have advised the founders of Marsh Dairy Products Pty Ltd (Marsh Dairy Products) in relation to its sale to entities associated with Extra Mile Food Trading (Extra Mile Food).