12/03/2020

Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has advised Quadrant Private Equity (Quadrant) and APM management on the sale of a majority stake in Australia’s largest provider of disability employment services APM to American private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners.

APM was founded in Perth in 1994 by Megan Wynne and provides services including in employment, outplacement, training, health and rehabilitation. APM operates in 700 locations across 10 countries.

G+T’s market-leading Corporate Advisory team advised on all aspects of the transaction.

The G+T team was led by Corporate Advisory Partner David Josselsohn with support from Corporate Advisory Partner Alastair Corrigall and lawyers Ilona Hunnisett, Edward Davidson, Ashleigh Kern and Ginia Kouznetsova.

David Josselsohn said “Having advised our long-time client Quadrant with their initial investment in APM in 2017, it was a pleasure to have assisted Quadrant and the APM management team with this significant transaction and are excited to see APM continue to grow under MDP’s ownership.”

G+T’s Corporate Advisory team, which boasts some of Australia’s leading M&A and Private Equity lawyers, has advised on many of Australia’s largest and most innovative transactions, including recently advising  Quadrant on its acquisition of QMS, TPG Capital on its $1 billion acquisition of ASX-listed pets and vets company, Greencross Limited, Konekt on its acquisition by Advanced Personnel Management, DuluxGroup on its $3.8 billion acquisition by Nippon Paint and KKR on its $2 billion acquisition of MYOB.

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