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22 November 2016

The Australian IPO market remained robust in FY16 with some bright spots ahead for 2017 according to the MinterEllison Directions in Equity Capital Markets Report 2016 released today.

15 November 2016

Australian Private Equity had a strong year in FY2016, significantly boosting M&A activity by value from 4% in FY2015 to 20% in FY2016 according to the latest market analysis in MinterEllison's Directions in Private Equity Report 2016 launched today.

1 November 2016

MinterEllison has appointed Amanda Johns as a Specialist Consultant in our Melbourne Real Estate, Environment & Planning practicem in Melbourne. Ms Johns was most recently a partner of Thomson Geer.

27 October 2016

MinterEllison is pleased to announce that Anthony Portas has joined its market-leading tax practice as a partner.

20 October 2016

Partner Ross Freeman, head of our Dispute Resolution team, has been selected as a member of the Expert Group supporting the government’s ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce.

14 October 2016

For the fifth year running, MinterEllison has walked away with the pinnacle award for law firms at the AB+F Insurance Awards.

11 October 2016

MinterEllison advises on a multi-jurisdictional project-financed infrastructure project in the renewable energy sector in a frontier market.

5 October 2016

FY2016 was another active year for public M&A activity in Australia according to MinterEllison’s Directions in Public Mergers & Acquisitions Report, released today.

5 October 2016

MinterEllison is delighted to announce an exciting service innovation – the expansion of our suite of offerings to include Board and Executive Remuneration consulting services.

5 October 2016

MinterEllison is advising Hitachi Construction Machinery on its first public market takeover in Australia.

3 October 2016

The release of the Exposure Draft of the Competition & Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2016 following from the Final Report of the Competition Policy Review (the Harper Report) is an important step towards improving Australia's competition law framework, a step that will in turn support microeconomic reform to resuscitate productivity growth in Australia.

28 September 2016

MinterEllison is pleased to announce that Mary MacLeod, a leading accident compensation and self-insurance specialist, has joined the firm this week as a partner in Melbourne.

27 September 2016

Last week, the Government of Victoria announced the successful bidder for the lease of the Port of Melbourne with a record price tag of A$9.7 billion – one of Australia's largest-ever infrastructure deals.

26 September 2016

The A$1.2 billion acquisition of SAI Global represents Baring Asia's first major Australian transaction.

22 September 2016

The sale of Australian food manufacturing company Patties Food to private equity was completed this week.

12 September 2016

Over the past three years MinterEllison has represented Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd (WICET) in one of the largest construction disputes seen in Australia with the Monadelphous Muhibbah Marine JV.

8 September 2016

Workplace mental health issues are an increasing concern for employers according to MinterEllison's ‘Managing Mental Health in the Workplace’ Survey, released today.  Among the key findings:  

  • 56% year-on-year increase in the number of cases
  • 74% have no formal policy or procedure for managing staff mental health issues
  • Opportunities to deliver improved measurement of mental health workplace impacts

6 September 2016

The vendors of Burra Foods – the Crothers Brothers, Itochu Australia and Itochu Corporation of Japan – have completed the sale of the South Gippsland-based dairy ingredients processor and exporter to a consortium of Chinese buyers for about A$300 million.

5 September 2016

MinterEllison has won the "Property Team of the Year" award at the 16th Annual Australian Law Awards.

1 September 2016

MinterEllison's next-generation matter management solution for clients – ME Taskflow – wins an international innovation award.