HopgoodGanim Lawyers advises Pensar Infrastructure on sale of business 

22 February 2023
5 min.

HopgoodGanim Lawyers is pleased to have advised the owners of Queensland-based Pensar Infrastructure on the successful completion of the sale of their business to RSK Group. 

Partner Luke Mountford and Senior Associate Sarah Judge led the HopgoodGanim team that advised Pensar on the transaction. HopgoodGanim’s team undertook a full vendor legal due diligence, assisted with the management of the bid process, negotiated the transaction documents and implemented completion.

“HopgoodGanim Lawyers is proud to have advised the founders and owners of Pensar Infrastructure for many years, and it has been a pleasure working with the entire Pensar team throughout the course of this significant transaction,” said Mr Mountford.

“Congratulations to everyone involved on the successful completion of this deal and we look forward to continuing to assist Pensar in its next phase of growth under the ownership of RSK Group.”

Pensar Managing Director, Karl Yunker, thanked everyone involved in the transaction. 

“We have worked with Luke and the team at HopgoodGanim Lawyers for several years, and over this time the team has developed an intimate knowledge of our business and the industry in which we operate,” he said.

“Having the support of the team at HopgoodGanim Lawyers, and the team at Pitcher Partners Brisbane, has been invaluable in helping us navigate this significant and important transaction for our business.” 

Pitcher Partners Brisbane have been Pensar’s financial and taxation advisors for over 15 years. Their team worked alongside Pensar and HopgoodGanim throughout the transaction planning, process and completion.

HopgoodGanim’s Private Enterprise practice comprises trusted experts who understand the nuances of privately-owned enterprises to help develop strategies for ongoing and sustainable success. The team brings experience across private capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures; business structuring and taxation advice; commercial agreement drafting and negotiation; dispute resolution and litigation; workplace and employment law; family-owned business matters; and intellectual property.

About Pensar

Pensar offers insightful and original design thinking, implemented by a team with proven expertise to deliver flexible fit-for-purpose critical infrastructure solutions. It has been operating for 23 years, working across a broad and diverse Australian market. The company’s delivery capabilities extend across process water infrastructure, non-process water infrastructure, specialist infrastructure, infrastructure rehabilitation and electrical infrastructure. 

Harnessing the industry’s best knowledge, it offers holistic and bespoke solutions for clients’ critical infrastructure needs across government departments, regional and metropolitan councils, and the private sector. Pensar provides clients with engineering, design, construction, and project management services. 

Pensar is also certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 international standards for quality, environmental management and health and safety management.

About RSK Group Ltd

RSK is a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions. Its family of more than 175 environmental, engineering and technical services businesses and 11,000 employees work together in 40 countries to provide practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges societies have ever faced.

The company operates in most sectors of the economy, including many of those most critical to future global sustainability, such as water, energy, food and drink, infrastructure, urban development, mining and waste. With its integrated offering across research and development, consultancy and on-the-ground application, RSK can deliver a complete solution that is unrivalled in the market.

The company is certified to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 international standards for quality, environmental management and health and safety management.

About RSK Australia

RSK Australia is a legal entity of RSK Group Ltd, a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions. RSK Australia offers a complete suite of environmental, engineering and technical services from the wider RSK Group’s over 175 businesses, serving a range of industries across Australia and New Zealand.

RSK Australia comprises New South Wales-based integrated project management firm Projence; health & safety, asbestos, property compliance, environmental and sustainability company EDP; civil engineering, project management and transport sector specialists Western Project Services; SJA, a large-scale infrastructure advisory, expert witness, planning, project management and quantity surveying business serving the construction industry; and RSK Labs, a NATA-accredited laboratory facility offering quality and cost-effective analysis, monitoring and risk assessments for workplace hazards. 

RSK Australia has offices in Sydney, Bathurst, Parkes, Dubbo, Newcastle, Brisbane, Melbourne and New Zealand.

About HopgoodGanim Lawyers and Effective Governance

HopgoodGanim Lawyers is a leading Australian independent legal and advisory firm operating nationally and internationally with a focus on Asia from our two key locations of Brisbane and Perth. We offer highly skilled and agile legal teams across key sectors and areas of practice. In all of our areas of speciality, our lawyers are recognised by legal publications as leaders in their fields. 

Effective Governance helps boards and executive teams across Australia and internationally perform, achieve compliance, and deliver best practice board and organisational governance. Effective Governance is the governance, strategy and risk advisory practice of HopgoodGanim Lawyers. 

22 February 2023

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