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We are proud to be involved with Get Real Conscious Impact as pro bono legal partner. Get Real Conscious Impact aims to bring national awareness to the benefits that exercise provides in reducing psychological distress and improving mental health, and their vision is to have Get Real Exercise Health Education Programs easily accessibly as a […]

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Thomson Geer was featured in an article published by Lawyers Weekly on Monday 21 August.   The article focussed on the potential advantages for staff from a listed structure. Chief Executive Partner, Adrian Tembel, provided comments to Lawyers Weekly. “We are, piece by piece, step  by step, transforming the organisation into an organisation that could be […]

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Thomson Geer was featured in an article published in the Australian Financial Review’s Legal Affairs section on Friday 18 August. Chief Executive Partner Adrian Tembel and Chair Loretta Reynolds were interviewed for the article. Loretta Reynolds said “If the firm does list – a possibility that remains subject to future developments – it will spend […]

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Thomson Geer and Fangda Partners are advising International High Grade Fund B, L.P. (Cinda) on its underwriting commitments for Yancoal Australia’s capital raising, this year’s biggest equity raising. As underwriter, Cinda has agreed to underwrite up to US$750 million of an entitlement offer to Yancoal’s shareholders, which is seeking to raise approximately $US2.35 billion. The […]

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We are acting for Sydney-based Chinese investment firm Celestial Group, who have been appointed to expand the Hurricane’s Grill Australian Steakhouse restaurants brand into China. The Thomson Geer team was led by Partner, Jason Marcus and included Senior Associate Arjunan Puveendran and Law Graduate Hansel Tsang. Celestial and Hurricane’s have plans for 300 or more restaurants in China, […]

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Specialist M&A research firm, Mergermarket, has released its Global and Regional M&A report for H1 2017.  In the report, law firms are ranked on their M&A activity, using two sets of criteria: deal value and deal count. By deal count, Thomson Geer has been ranked 5th in Australasia, with only Herbert Smith Freehills, King & […]

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We provided pro bono legal advice to Mayor Chagai, a Sudanese refugee who established a basketball program for Sudanese refugees in Western Sydney: the Savannah Pride basketball club. Mayor’s story, and that of the club, was highlighted on the ABC’s Australian Story on 26 June, and in an ABC article on 29 June http://ab.co/2tK0sGJ. Mayor […]

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Congratulations to our client, Anacacia Capital, on the successful acquisition of Vegie Gourmet by its portfolio company, Yumi’s Quality Foods.  Yumi’s is one of the fastest growing FMCG brands in Australia, and merging these two leading organisations will hopefully see growth of both brands fast-tracked in the food services and quick-service restaurant sectors, and increase […]

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Thomson Geer welcomes real estate specialists, new Partners Brett Hawkins and Justin Madden and Consultant Michael Allen. Brett, Justin and Michael have joined our Sydney office, together with their team of Special Counsel, Senior Associates and Lawyers. This strong group of property specialists bolsters the firm’s already high-calibre property team nationally, and we are delighted […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Qscan Radiology Clinics, a leading Queensland radiology business in association with the investment by Quadrant Private Equity (QPE). QPE has acquired a majority stake in a merged group consisting of Qscan and North Coast Radiology (which was separately advised by Thomson Geer) in a circa $200 million transaction. The merger creates […]

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