Partner

Andrew Chan

Andrew has over 13 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and has particular experience in advising founders, listed companies and private equity firms on a range of issues, including negotiated cross-border M&A, public company takeovers, equity capital raisings, debt restructuring, joint ventures, interaction with regulators and general corporate/commercial advice.

His recent focus has been directed at mid-market and private M&A and foreign investment into Australia.

Expertise

Andrew’s expertise includes:

  • Cross-border M&A
  • Public company takeovers
  • Equity capital raisings
  • Debt restructuring
  • Joint ventures
  • General corporate and commercial advice

Recent projects

  • Advising the founders of AFS Logistics (tech driven 3PL and 4PL business) on the sale of a strategic interest to Australian private equity firm The Growth Fund.
  • Advising the Lansell family on the sale of the business assets of LCL (one of Australia’s largest producers of high-quality copper-based alloys) to ASX listed Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited.
  • Advising the founders of Ballarat based Porter Plant on its sale to Tokyo listed Kanamoto Corporation.
  • Advising Wheatsheaf Group on its investment in Agriwebb (Cloud based farm management software) and follow up investment.
  • Advising Garrett Motion Inc on Australian aspects of its agreement with KPS Capital Partners, LP to purchase its business for $2.1 billion and the commencement of voluntary Chapter 11 case with the United States Bankruptcy Court to implement the purchase.
  • Advising Canopy Growth Corporation on its Australian business.
  • Advising Leidos Inc: (General Corporate) (a Fortune 500 business that provides innovative government, science, and technology solutions) Australian General Counsel on secondment and ongoing governance and corporate advice.

    Sector

location

Melbourne

Partner

Chris Taylor