Areas of Expertise

Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Advisory, Energy & Resources, Agribusiness, Restructuring & Insolvency, Technology

Hedley Roost is a corporate, securities and M&A lawyer who helps form, fund, buy and sell businesses.

Hedley has over 17 years’ experience in Australia and the UK in a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters, including domestic and cross-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions (public and private), capital raisings, restructuring and insolvency, joint ventures and private equity.

Hedley advises clients across a range of industries with a particular focus on the energy and resources, technology and agribusiness sectors.

With his specific expertise, Hedley also provides general commercial law advice and deals with corporate ‘head office’ and regulatory issues relating to corporate governance, the Corporations Act, ASX listing rules and ASIC policy, directors’ duties and employee incentive arrangements. Hedley regularly advises clients in relation to Takeovers Panel proceedings.

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Frontier Energy

Advising ASX-listed Frontier Energy on its acquisition of a solar/hydrogen energy project and associated capital raising and ASX recompliance listing.

ARCH Emerging Markets

Advising London-based ESG fund ARCH Emerging Markets on its strategic investment in ASX-listed Evolution Energy Minerals.

Pacific Energy

Advising power generation specialist Pacific Energy on its scheme of arrangement with QIC and multiple acquisitions in the energy and renewables sector.

Primero Group

Advising ASX-listed Primero Group on its takeover by NRW Holdings.

Saracen Mineral Holdings

Advising ASX-listed gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings on its acquisition of Barrick Gold Corporation’s 50 per cent interest in the Kalgoorlie Super Pit and its associated equity raising.

Family Zone

Advising ASX-listed cyber safety software company Family Zone on its acquisition of Qustodio and associated capital raising.