Lisa Marcus is a Special Counsel in the corporate group.  She is a specialist with a focus in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and commercial law.

Lisa regularly acts on a broad range of matters for major Australian and international public and private companies across a range of industry sectors, including biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, sports, professional services, health & fitness, energy & resources and retail.

Lisa takes a clear and commercial approach in providing clients with advice ranging from regulatory and compliance matters pursuant to the Corporations Act, the Competition and Consumer Act, the Franchising Code of Conduct and the Privacy Act, through to business as usual contracting and advice.

In addition to advising on both domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestments, partnerships, joint ventures, and restructures, Lisa also has particularly strong experience in providing clients with business-as-usual corporate and commercial in relation to a variety of issues.

Lisa assists clients with a combination of technical expertise and personalised service.  She enjoys building strong relationships with clients, and is focused on understanding their business, strategies and objectives, to ensure her advice is always commercial and value adding.  Clients appreciate Lisa’s hands-on approach to her matters and her broad commercial understanding of their business.

Lisa Marcus’ recent experience includes:

  • Acting for Village Roadshow Limited (ASX:VRL) on the sale of its 50% stake in the Singapore cinema exhibition business, Golden Village, to Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:1132), owner of the other 50% of Golden Village.
  • Advising Incannex Healthcare Limited (ASX:IHL) in relation to its acquisition of 100% of the share capital in USA-based APIRx Pharmaceuticals USA, LLC for US$93.3 million in an all scrip transaction.
  • Advising Incannex Healthcare Limited (ASX:IHL) in relation to its offer and issue of loyalty option and piggyback options to eligible shareholders to raise approximately $68.2 million.
  • Advising Close the Loop Limited (ASX:CLG) in relation to its acquisition of leading Australian bulk packaging business, Crasti & Company Pty Ltd, for approximately $5,850,000.
  • Acting for the shareholders of Interpath Services Pty Ltd (Interpath) in the sale of 100% of their shares (being all of the issued capital) in Interpath to Bunzl Outsourcing Services Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK-based publicly listed company Bunzl Plc.
  • Advising Lion Selection Group (ASX:LSX) in the successful “defence” of Takeovers Panel matter for Lion Selection Group to tin exploration and development ASX listed company Kasbah (ASX:KAS).
  • Advising for Finance Online Pty Ltd in relation to its acquisition of 100% of the share capital in Buyer’s Choice Home Loan Advisory Service Pty Ltd.
  • Advising for Citiwide Homeloans Pty Ltd in relation to its acquisition of the business and assets of Loans Actually Pty Ltd.
  • Advising for Australia’s leading biosensor technology developer in relation to its capital raisings via simple agreements for future equity.
  • Acting for Saliance Global Holdings Co Ltd in their acquisition of Heron and Wilson Island from Delaware North Australia Parks and Resorts Pty Ltd.
  • Acting for Glen Dimplex Group on its acquisition of 100% of the share capital in Technika Holdings Pty Ltd.
  • Lisa has acted on a number of private and confidential transactions of varying complexity and sizes across a variety of industries including professional services, retail/wholesale, motor vehicles/dealerships, hospitality/entertainment, manufacturing/distribution, property management, property development and technology.