Partner and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Neil Pathak speaks to Your Money about why M&A is thriving within the Australian context. Neil also discusses what market and economic conditions led to the large amount of activity in this area and the direction M&A is heading in the future.
Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has assisted global financial institutions Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis in the S$450 million syndicated debt financing to AirTrunk – a leading provider of hyperscale data centres in the Asia-Pacific region – to fund its expansion across Asia and to build the largest neutral data centre in Singapore (at 60 megawatts).
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Shaw and Partners Limited (Shaw and Partners) on the sale of 51 per cent of its shares to SIX Swiss Exchange-listed EFG International and associated shareholder arrangements.
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Talison Lithium Australia Pty Ltd (Talison) in a dispute with Global Advanced Metals Greenbushes Pty Ltd (GAM), with the two companies settling on a revised commercial arrangement for the operation of the Greenbushes mine, about 250km south of Perth.
Gilbert + Tobin has advised GrainCorp Limited (GrainCorp) on the sale of its Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals business to ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd (ANZ Terminals) for an enterprise value of approximately $350 million. The deal was announced to the market yesterday. As part of the sale arrangements, Gilbert + Tobin also advised GrainCorp on a long-term storage agreement, which will take effect on the sale’s completion.