Marc is an experienced transactional and commercial lawyer who is dedicated to providing efficient and effective legal advice to enable his clients to achieve their commercial objectives.

He routinely advises on complex and straightforward corporate transactions from heads of agreement/term sheet stage through to completion, including guiding his clients on both vendor and purchaser side through competitive sales processes, transaction and finance structuring, due diligence, transaction document negotiation, warranty regimes including warranty and indemnity insurance and managing residual liability.

In addition to his transaction expertise, Marc has particular expertise in the aged care and retirement villages sectors, which enables him to provide timely and accurate advice to his clients on regulatory compliance in the transactional and non-transaction contexts.

Marc is a trusted adviser for several ASX listed companies, private companies and not-for-profit clients.

Marc has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a “Leading” lawyer in the area of Health & Aged Care in New South Wales (2017 & 2018), and Australia-wide (2017 & 2018).

Recent experience includes:

  • Advised the shareholders of Renegade Gas Pty Ltd, an LPG and industrial gas company with net annual sales of over $80 million, on the divestment of 85% of the company to Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TSE: 4091), significant global conglomerate listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, for an undisclosed sum.
  • Advised McPherson’s Limited (ASX: MCP) on the divestment of 51% of its international housewares business (valued at approximately $38 million) to European Quality Housewares Limited (EQH), an Hong Kong based entity associated with the Fackelmann Group (the German global manufacturer and distributor of housewares).
  • Advised Ingenia Communities (ASX: INA) on the sale of the Murray Gardens and Shepparton Gardens (both Victoria) and Madross Gardens (NSW) rental retirement villages to Eureka Group Holdings Limited (ASX: EGH).
  • Advised Mark Group Limited (UK), a global provider of energy solutions, including insulation, plumbing, heating and solar, on the disposal of its Australian subsidiary to Anchorage Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
  • Advised Renegade Gas Pty Ltd on the acquisition of part of the Kleenheat Gas east coast LPG distribution business (certain sites in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory) from Elgas Limited for an undisclosed sum.  Completion of the transaction occurred simultaneously with the acquisition of the entire Kleenheat Gas east coast business by Elgas Limited from Wesfarmers Limited (ASX: WES), pursuant to an enforceable undertaking given by Elgas Limited to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
  • Advised Taverners Holdings Limited on the sale of 100% of the issued shares in Aquarius Group Pty Ltd to Opal Specialist Aged Care for over $50 million. Aquarius Aged Care holds 551 bed licences across 9 residential aged care facilities, predominantly in New South Wales.
  • Advised Ingenia Communities (ASX: INA) on the acquisition of One Mile Beach Holiday Park (a tourism park in Anna Bay, New South Wales, consisting of 236 villas, cabins and camp sites and with development potential for 45+ manufactured homes) for $11 million.