Private Enterprise

Service Experience People

Trusted experts who understand the nuances of privately-owned enterprises to help develop strategies for ongoing and sustainable success

We work with entrepreneurs and privately-owned businesses of all sizes to help them to protect and enhance their commercial strength. We assist with acquisitions and divestments, business and tax structuring, business succession, corporate governance and financing.


Industry participation

We are proud to be a long-term supporter of the Brisbane and Perth Chapters of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), which is a global peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs. Our team frequently provide insights, legislation updates and thought leadership presentations to EO members. 


Our lawyers received individual recognition in The Best LawyersTM in Australia 2018-2023 in the field of Commercial Law. 

Exceptional outcomes

MacKellar Group acquisition / Advised leading Australian heavy earthmoving equipment provider MacKellar Group on its acquisition by North American Construction Group Ltd (NACG) for an estimated consideration of CAD $395 million. NACG is Canada’s largest independent heavy equipment and mining contractor.  
Pensar Infrastructure / Advised the owners of Queensland-based Pensar Infrastructure on the successful completion of the sale of their business to RSK Group, undertaking a full vendor legal due diligence, assisting with the management of the bid process, negotiating the transaction documents and implementing completion. 
National Pump & Energy / Advised shareholders of National Pump & Energy (NPE) on the sale of NPE to Atlas Copco, continuing about 10 years of experience supporting NPE with legal and commercial advice and heralding an exciting new chapter for the business, which is being integrated into Atlas Copco's specialty rental division with the NPE brand retained.
City Fertility / Advised City Fertility on its acquisition of Fertility Specialists of WA.
Halcyon / Advised the owners of Queensland-based Halcyon on the successful completion of the sale of their business to Stockland (ASX: SGP) for $620 million.
Seachange / Advised the owners of Seachange Group on their $270 million sale to Ingenia Communities Group (ASX: INA).
The Energy Network / Advised Queensland electricity equipment supplier The Energy Network (TEN Group) on Fortitude Investment Partners taking a majority stake in the business to support the next stage of TEN Group’s business growth journey.

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