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Joseph Pace

Joseph practises predominantly in public company mergers and acquisitions, including mergers by scheme of arrangement. Joseph also has extensive experience in equity capital markets work, general corporate advisory and joint venture/shareholder agreements.

Joseph has advised a number of major public and private sector organisations across a wide range of industry sectors. His recent transactions include advising Healthscope on the A$2.7 billion acquisition via scheme of arrangement by The Carlyle Group and TPG Capital, Danks on the off-market takeover by Woolworths Limited and advising Golden Circle in its acquisition by Heinz.

A$61 million White Cloud acquisition of Careers Australia

Advised White Cloud Capital Advisors on the A$61 million acquisition of the 54.8% share in Careers Australia Group. In a fast moving and complex takeover involving a rival bidder, our team had to assist White Cloud to present Careers Australia Group with a strategy to terminate the Bid Implementation Deed between Careers Australia Group and Crescent Capital Partners to enable Careers Australia Group's independent directors to recommend the White Cloud bid. This took White Cloud's share in Careers Australia to 100%.

SPC Ardmona Limited acquisition by Coca-Cola Amatil

Advised SPC Ardmona Limited in relation to its A$750m recommended takeover by Coca-Cola Amatil Limited by scheme of arrangement.