Tim is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's Corporate Advisory group. Tim’s experience includes advising listed and unlisted companies and Australian and offshore private equity fund managers in relation to mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, complex joint venture and shareholding arrangements, corporate restructurings and investigations.
Recent corporate transactions include:
- Cover-More: on the $850 million acquisition by Zurich by scheme of arrangement.
- SAI Global: on the $1.1 billion acquisition by Barings Asia by scheme of arrangement.
- The NSW Government: on the $2.6 billion privatisation of the State's land titling registry.
- Johnson & Johnson: on the $800 million sale to SK Capital Partners of its Noramco/Tasmanian Alkaloids global narcotics business, one of the world's leading producers of opiates.
- Onthehouse: the acquisition by scheme of arrangement by the Macquarie led consortium.
- Advising issuers on secondary capital raisings, including Pinnacle Investments (PNI), Cardno Limited (CDD) and ClearView Wealth Limited (ASX: CVW).
- Crescent Capital: the $520 million proportional takeover bid for Cardno Limited.
- Advising on initial public offerings on the Australian Stock Exchange, including Pacific Smiles Group Limited (PSQ), Burson Group Limited (BAP), Cover-More Group Limited (CVO) and Lifehealthcare Group Limited (LHC).
- GrainCorp: the $3 billion takeover proposal from Archer Daniel Midlands.
- Westpac: the $8 billion acquisition of the Lloyds Australia business.
Best Lawyers recognise Tim as a leading lawyer in Equity Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions. Tim is the Chair of the Public Company Practice and Regulation Subcommittee of the Securities Law Committee of the IBA (International Bar Association). Tim has completed a Master of Laws in Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of New South Wales and also received undergraduate qualifications in Law and Commerce (Finance) from the University of New South Wales. Tim co-authored the Australian chapter in the 2011 to 2016 Corporate Governance Review, the 2016 Private Equity Review and the 2014 and 2015 Shareholders’ Rights Global Guide. Tim was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2005.
Tim is a finalist in the 2018 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year awards (M&A).
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