Charlie is a Special Counsel in our Corporate Advisory practice and has more than 11 years of local and cross-border transactional experience advising on all aspects of M&A transactions, with a specific focus on private M&A.
Charlie acts for a diverse portfolio of clients including government entities, both domestic and international companies, as well as those involved in real estate, technology, media and telecommunications, food and agribusiness, mining and renewables, e-commerce, project sponsors, banks, and other financial institutions.
He has extensive experience in a broad range of legal matters, including providing general transactional advice for private M&A transactions (often cross-border), as well as corporate finance and banking transactions, global corporate restructurings, post-acquisition integrations, legal project management, and general corporate and commercial advice.
Charlie plays a lead role in transactions and is involved at every stage of the life cycle, from due diligence and obtaining regulatory approvals to implementation, closing and completion.
Major Australian egg producer
Advising the shareholders of a major Australian egg producer on the sale of the corporate group through a competitive sale process.
Advising on its $3.8 billion acquisition of Blackstone’s Milestone logistics real estate portfolio.
Advising on its $2.2 billion acquisition (together with UniSuper and Cbus Property) of increased stakes in the Macquarie and Pacific Fair shopping centres.
Agri-focussed asset manager
Advising an agri-focussed asset manager on the disposal and restructuring of water and agricultural assets managed by the asset manager.
Advising on its joint venture with Excellerate Property Services, for the combination of their operations in Africa and the Middle East (c. 25 jurisdictions).
Advising on its acquisition of a poultry business from AFGRI Operations Limited for USD $120m.