G+T has advised Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking (“MUTB”) on its acquisition of Link Group with an enterprise value of $2.1 billion by way of scheme of arrangement.

Link Group, which will become MUFG Pension & Market Services as part of the broader MUFG global financial group, is a market-leading provider of scaled, technology-enabled administration solutions, with clients that include some of the world's largest corporations, pension funds, and financial institutions.

The transaction was signed on 18 December 2023 and completed on 16 May 2024, following receipt of various regulatory approvals in Australia, the UK, Ireland, India, Japan, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. 

The G+T team was led by partners Costas Condoleon and Karen Evans-Cullen, who commented: “We congratulate MUTB on successfully completing this important strategic acquisition. It has been terrific to work with the MUTB team and we are grateful for the trust they have placed in us to assist them to implement this complex cross-border deal”.

Other members of the G+T team include: 

Corporate / M&A

  • Wes Bainbridge, lawyer
  • Sarah Horton, lawyer
  • Mary Valtas, lawyer
  • Albert Swann, graduate

Competition advice 

  • Tanya Macdonald, partner
  • Amelia McKellar, special counsel
  • Tom Abraham, lawyer
  • James Lamberton, lawyer


  • Alexandra Whitby, special counsel
  • Stephen Ke, lawyer

Due diligence team:

Financial services / AML

  • Peter Reeves, partner
  • Georgina Willcock, special counsel
  • Anthony Basa, lawyer 
  • Meg Dalco, lawyer

IT/Cyber and Privacy

  • Andrew Hii, partner
  • Nupur Sachdev, lawyer
  • Astan Ure, lawyer