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We welcome Emma Cook, who has joined the firm as a Partner in our Corporate & M&A team, specialising in Equity and Debt Capital Markets. Emma started with us on 8 November, and is based in our Brisbane office.  Emma follows her colleagues Partner, Matthew Reynolds and Senior Associate, Dan Stumm to Thomson Geer. In […]

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian’s Legal Review special feature this month, which focused on innovation and technology, and how they are reshaping the law. Our Chief Executive Partner, Adrian Tembel, discussed Thomson Geer’s possible diversification into associated non-law services, to provide a better legal experience for the firm’s clients. Our participation kicked off on […]

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Thomson Geer will acquire the last remaining independent mid-market banking and finance focussed law firm, Kemp Strang. This follows Gadens Sydney, Henry Davis York and Dibbs Barker all recently ceasing to operate independently. Under the deal TG will: acquire all of the assets of Kemp Strang; retain 13 of Kemp Strang’s current 16 Partners; and […]

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In a team led by partner, Matthew Reynolds, Thomson Geer is pleased to have advised the issuer, ASCF Managed Investments Pty Ltd (ASCF) with Gilbert + Tobin advising the arranger, Acacia Partners, on a landmark DCM issuance in the Australian legal market which completed in September. The transaction featured an issuance by ASCF, a related […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Private equity firm, Anacacia Capital, on the sale of Yumi’s Quality Foods to George Weston Foods.  Partner, Dan Kramer led the Thomson Geer team advising Anacacia, and he was assisted by Special Counsel, Lucinda Girdlestone. Yumi’s was founded by two brothers in the 1990s and makes non-dairy and gluten free dips, […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Private equity firm, Anacacia Capital, on a deal that has seen Anacacia take out a majority stake in technology and parking meter group, Duncan Technologies, allowing Anacacia to capitalise on a shift to smarter cities. Duncan’s main brands are parking meter and payments arm Duncan Solutions Australia, and CIC Technology, which […]

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Thomson Geer is one of only 13 law firms identified in the list of Australia’s top 500 private companies for 2017/18, as published by IBISWorld. Read more about the rankings here: https://www.legalpracticeintelligence.com.au/minterellison-separates-from-the-pack-in-a-big-year-for-biglaw/

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In a team led by Partner, Tim Flahvin and Senior Associate, Venks Ananthakrishnan, we advised on the takeover of Singapore based biopharmaceutical company SciGen Ltd (ASX:SIE), by China’s Yifan Pharmaceutical Co, in a deal valued at roughly $28 million. We advised both SciGen and Yifan on the Australian elements of the transaction. The takeover was […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Australia’s leading seafood producer and the largest producer of Atlantic salmon, Tassal Group Limited, on its aquaculture expansion with the acquisition of three prawn farming operations from Fortune Group. The $30.3 million acquisition (plus a further $33 million development program over the next 3 – 5 years) is a further milestone […]

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Australian life sciences company, QBiotics Group Limited, has signed an agreement with French-headquartered Virbac, one of the largest dedicated animal health companies globally, to market and distribute its canine anticancer drug, tigilanol tiglate. Under the agreement, Virbac is granted the right to market and distribute QBiotics’ anticancer pharmaceutical to veterinary markets in the USA, Switzerland, […]

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