Congratulations to Senior Associates, Chris Kelly and Christopher Collins, who have been recognised in their respective fields by Doyle’s Guide as National Rising Stars for 2016. Doyle’s Guide describes Rising Stars as “Individuals practising in their respective areas in the Australian legal market who have been identified by clients and peers for their expertise and […]
The Big Super Day out is a free Indigenous community event run by the First Nations Foundation, and designed to help connect indigenous people with their superannuation, either by locating lost funds, consolidating existing ones or providing general superannuation advice. The First Nations Foundation is the only national Indigenous charity in Australia with a focus […]
Arthur Athanasiou achieved extensive media coverage following Federal Budget release, and in the Federal Election lead-up
Partner, Arthur Athanasiou, in his role as President of The Tax Institute, was in hot demand in the media following the release of the Federal Budget on 3 May, and again in late June, in the lead up to the Federal Election. In early May, Arthur was interviewed on TV for SkyNews Business and on […]
Thomson Geer has advised oOh!media (oOh!) on its agreement to acquire online content and publishing company Junkee Media Pty Limited. Junkee Media is one of Australia’s fastest growing and most innovative new media companies, reaching over 5.5 million Millennial consumers each week. Junkee Media’s titles include Junkee, inthemix, FasterLouder, AWOL and The Cusp. The acquisition […]
In an industry first, Thomson Geer, in a team led by Partner, Scott Charaneka, has acted for non-profit superannuation fund, QSuper, as the super fund giant launches its own life insurance company, QInsure. QSuper manages $60 billion of retirement savings for its 550,000 members, and in 2015 was ranked as the top performing growth fund in Australia. […]
Congratulations to Thomson Geer lawyers, Jen Severn and Alexandra Meeuwsen, who have both been recognised in the Property Council of Australia’s “100 Women in Property” for 2016. 100 Women in Property is an initiative working to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the number of women in senior leadership positions in the property industry […]
Thomson Geer has joined La Camara, the Official Spanish-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Sydney based Partner, Sylvia Fernandez, is the National President of La Camara.
Thomson Geer's Sydney corporate team, led by Partner, David Zwi have advised client QSR on the conditional sale of 100% of shares in the company, which owns and operates 42 KFC stores in NSW to New Zealand Stock Exchange listed Restaurant Brands Limited. The transaction is for a total consideration of $A82.4 million to be satisfied as to approximately $60 million in cash and the balance in RBD shares.