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Thomson Geer is advising battery developer Redflow on an $18.1 million capital raising to enable it to scale up battery production and explore strategic opportunities in China. Partner of Thomson Geer, Eugene Fung is leading the team working on this transaction, supported by Senior Associate, Melanie Mitchell and Graduate Lawyer, Thomas Gardner. ASX-listed Redflow is […]

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Thomson Geer has advised ASX-listed retirement living specialist, Lifestyle Communities, on its acquisition of two new development sites.  Thomson Geer partner, Vicki Sharp, advised on the acquisitions, supported by Lawyer, Sarah Moore. The Melbourne-based Lifestyle Communities acquired a site in the Melbourne outer northern suburb of Wollert, with the intention of constructing the company’s 16th […]

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Thomson Geer Partner, Dan Kramer, has acted for Carestream Health and its parent company, Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX), in relation to the Australian aspects of the sale of Carestream Health’s dental digital business, Carestream Dental. The purchasers were funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a global private investment firm, and CareCapital Advisors Limited (CareCapital), […]

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Thomson Geer acted for Australian office supplies company Complete Office Supplies on its acquisition of the Australian division of French-headquartered global office supplies company, Lyreco. The Thomson Geer team working on this transaction was led by Partner, Marc Wyld and Senior Associate, Jenny Altherr. Complete Office Supplies, a privately-owned Australian business, is the second largest […]

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Thomson Geer’s national Tax team is expanding, with the appointment of experienced and respected tax lawyer, Ron Jorgensen, as a partner. Ron will be based in our Melbourne office, working alongside Tax partners Arthur Athanasiou, Jeff Chang and consultant Tony Pane. Ron is an Accredited Tax Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) like […]

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Thomson Geer acted for the executors of the Estate of the late Marian Page (daughter of the late Sir Clive McPherson) on the sale of historic farming property “Tarramia” on Victoria’s Lake Mulwala. The property achieved a sale price in excess of $10 million. This followed on from the 2016 sale of a South Yarra […]

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Thomson Geer acted for NSW Not For Profit, The Whiddon Group, on its acquisition of the Star Gardens’ aged care facility and Star Community Care in Beaudesert, 70km south of Brisbane. The Whiddon Group has 18 aged care facilities, 12 retirement villages and eight Community Care service hubs located across NSW. The Thomson Geer team […]

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We are excited to announce that three of our partners have been shortlisted for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2018. Arthur Athanasiou in the area of Taxation, Scott Charaneka for Financial Services and Stephen Voss for Competition, Trade and Regulation. Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards recognise the exceptional contribution […]

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Thomson Geer partners, David Zwi and Stephen Lyons, acted for ASX-listed Pro-Pac Packaging (PPG) in its $177.5 million merger deal with flexible packager Integrated Packaging Group (IPG). The merger was funded through a combination of $60 million PPG shares issued to the vendors, a $54.8 million fully underwritten equity raising and $70 million from a […]

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Thomson Geer has been named by Best Lawyers as Australian “Law Firm of the Year” for 2019 in the area of Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, with our partner, Lucinda Smith, also being recognised as “Lawyer of the Year” for NSW in this area. Law Firm of the Year awards recognise a single top […]

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