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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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Thomson Geer has acted for Carino Care on the acquisition of a portfolio of residential aged care facilities from Ark Health Care. The portfolio consists of 272 approved places across four residential aged care facilities located at Rockdale, Sylvania, Oatley and Russell Lea in Sydney. The Thomson Geer team was led by Partners Marc Wyld […]

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Thomson Geer acted for Axsesstoday Ltd (ASX: AXL) on its successful offer of Simple Corporate Bonds, circa $55 million, only the fourth offer of its kind in Australia. Special Counsel, Sanushka Seomangal led the Thomson Geer team advising Axsesstoday Ltd, assisted by Associate, Nicola Moldrich and Law Graduate, Kylie Zih Axsesstoday Ltd is only the […]

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