Minter Ellison Case Studies

  • 1
    Lead adviser on Aust...

    Lead adviser on Australia's largest private equity transaction of 2014

    Underscoring our reputation as leading private equity lawyers, Minter Ellison was legal adviser on the largest private equity transaction of 2014 - acting for the owners of Primo Smallgoods Group in its sale for A$1.45 billion to Brazil's JBS S.A, which is itself the world's largest food processing company.

  • 2
    Securing a 'momentou...

    Securing a 'momentous result' in the Port of Newcastle long-term lease

    Reinforcing our leadership in the ports sector, Minter Ellison advised NSW Treasury on its successful lease of the Port of Newcastle to a consortium comprising Hastings Funds Management and China Merchants for A$1.75 billion.

  • 3
    Strategic wins in te...

    Strategic wins in technology, media and telecommunications

    Minter Ellison continued to demonstrate why we are pre-eminent advisers in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector, acting on some of the most significant projects in the industry this year such as Optus's landmark HFC agreement with NBN Co and the Macquarie Radio Network/Fairfax Radio's 'merger of equals'.

  • 4
    Lead adviser on chal...

    Lead adviser on challenging, high profile corporate transactions

    Minter Ellison advised on some of the most complex and multifaceted corporate transactions of the year including the contested takeover of Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory, Baosteel/Aurizon's joint bid for Aquila Resources Limited, and the recapitalisation of Boart Longyear.

  • 5
    Strategic adviser on...

    Strategic adviser on landmark High Court employment law decision

    In September 2014, in a unanimous decision, the High Court found in favour of our client Commonwealth Bank of Australia in a decision that has since been described as "one of the most important employment law decisions this century".