Commercially minded and results-driven, Christian advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including private mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and shareholder arrangements, commercial contracts, expansion into Australia and general corporate and commercial matters.
Christian acts for listed and unlisted businesses and start-ups operating across a range of industry sectors including media and technology, entertainment, lifestyle and leisure, transport and logistics, renewables, property development, aviation and education.
He has seamlessly managed very high-profile and high-value transactions. Over the years he has acted as the principal client contact for M&A, building deep client relationships and often managing multiple transactions for clients.
His experience enables him to identify and negotiate key transactional issues, always going the extra mile to drive the transaction through to completion in the client’s best interests.
Christian also has a background in finance, providing him with a strong foundation to understand the various non-legal issues that may arise in corporate transactions.
ID Leisure Global Capital
Advised on the acquisition of Hoyts Cinemas and Val Morgan Advertising from Pacific Equity Partners, and the subsequent sale to Dalian Wanda Group.
IKON Media & Entertainment
Acted on Australian joint venture with HT&E to create a new division and brand, HT&E Events, along with the division’s first project, an Australian eSports league.
Symingtons (Holdings) Limited (UK Incorporated)
Advised on the sale of its ‘Chicken Tonight’, ‘Five Brothers’ and ‘Raguletto’ brands in Australia to Simplot.
Advised on the sale of the Aero-Care flight support and ground handling business to Archer Capital.
Whitsunday Regional Council
Advised on the proposed redevelopment of the Whitsunday Coast Airport.
Acted for this leading international cold storage and logistics provider on corporate and commercial matters relevant to its Australian operations.