G+T has advised the founders of CRO Southern Star Research on its sale to Quadrant Private Equity’s Growth Fund.

Southern Star Research is a leading Australian full service Contract Research Organisation (CRO) with a diverse client profile, ranging from large multinational pharmaceutical companies to smaller start-ups.

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 lawyers Muli Zhou and Rohit Duggal.  The Corporate team was also supported by specialists throughout the firm.

David Josselsohn said, “We are pleased to have advised and supported the founders of Southern Star Research on this significant transaction for them and are excited to watch SSR’s growth under their partnership with Quadrant”.

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 TSA, Quadrant on the sale of APM to Madisson Dearborn Partners, 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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