Mergers and acquisitions

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A significant and experienced team delivering exceptional outcomes in local and international mergers and acquisitions

We bring together a team of highly commercial M&A lawyers who work with their clients and other professional advisors to deliver high quality outcomes in both friendly and hostile transactions. Our partners are all equipped with particular sector strengths and expertly manage transactions from start to finish using the right blend of people and technology.


  • Takeovers and defence strategies - on and off market
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Divestments and acquisitions of shares and assets
  • Joint venture arrangements
  • Cross border transactions, including FIRB compliance
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Entry and exit strategies, including trade sales, private placements, management and secondary buy outs, and IPOs
  • Leveraged buy-outs and debt financing
  • Distressed asset sales
  • Buy backs
  • Privatisations
  • Regulatory compliance


HopgoodGanim was proudly ranked by Doyle's Guide as a Leading Corporate Law Firm in Queensland, 2017-2020 and Western Australia, 2018-2020. 

Exceptional outcomes

Red 5 Limited / Advised Red 5 Limited on the simultaneous acquisitions of the Darlot gold mine from Gold Fields Limited and the King of the Hills gold project from Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited.  We also advised on the related partially underwritten AU$12.7 million rights issue. 
Imaging Queensland Pty Ltd / Advised Imaging Queensland Pty Ltd in relation to the sale of its medical imaging businesses to Integral Diagnostics Limited (ASX: IDX) for approximately AU$104 million.
Jumbo Interactive  / Advised Jumbo Interactive (ASX: JIN), a leading retailer of lottery tickets via digital platforms for both official Government and charity lotteries, on their acquisition of UK-based Gatherwell. 
CSA Global / Advised CSA Global on their acquisition by the world’s leading sustainability mining and exploration consultancy, ERM, which will further position ERM as a world leading advisor to the mining industry.
City Fertility Centre / Advised City Fertility Centre on the sale of a 65% stake if its business to CHA Healthcare and Singapore Medical Group. We have advised City Fertility Centre for over 10 years, helping the business to grow from one owned by a handful of doctors to one that now has 18 shareholders who are actively involved in the business, as well as two major international healthcare partners.
Pantoro Limited / We advised Pantoro Limited in relation to their recently announced joint venture and farm-in agreement with Norseman Gold Plc regarding the Central Norseman Gold Project and related $43 million placement.
Silver Lake Resources / Advised Silver Lake Resources on their takeover offer for EganStreet Resources. Silver Lake announced they would compulsorily acquire any remaining shares not accepted as part of the takeover bid for an approximate value of $52 million. 

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