Gilbert + Tobin has advised Risk Capital Advisors (RCA), a leading specialist Mergers & Acquisitions broker in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on its sale to Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company.
The transaction, which has entered into its pilot-phase, involves the formation of a joint venture company by Westpac, ANZ, CBA, Scentre Group and IBM and the engagement of IBM for the development and implementation of a digital platform using blockchain technology to transform the way businesses obtain and manage bank guarantees.
The Banking + Infrastructure group is extending its practice by recruiting a new hire at a senior level. Nicola Clayton, formerly special counsel at MinterEllison, has joined as special counsel in the Sydney office.
G+T is pleased to have advised Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and Mizuho Bank, Ltd (Mizuho) on the refinancing of Capella Parking’s A$141 million Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Medical Centre carpark public private partnership (PPP) in Perth, Western Australia.
Gilbert + Tobin is set to increase its market-leading position across a number of key practice groups with the announcement of six new partner promotions and four special counsel, effective 1 July 2019.