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Benjamin Smith

Ben is a mergers and acquisitions specialist. He is an experienced corporate lawyer with significant public and private M&A transaction experience across a range of industries, including aviation, energy and resources, food and beverages and travel.

His public M&A expertise includes advising on listed company takeovers (friendly and hostile) and schemes of arrangement. His practice also includes private treaty acquisitions and disposals, auction sales and joint venture arrangements.

Prior to joining MinterEllison Ben was an M&A lawyer with a major London law firm.

Qantas Frequent Flyer purchase of controlling stake in Taylor Fry analytics business

Acting for Qantas Frequent Flyer Limited in its 51% controlling stake in Australian and NZ analytics and actuarial consulting business, Taylor Fry Pty Ltd, as part of its strategy to grow its data and analytics capability.