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8 February 2017

Chinese companies seeking outbound projects – and Australian companies looking to secure Chinese outbound investment – need to be aware of changes in the rules applying to foreign exchange remittances as these could impact their deal structures and timing, according to foreign investment experts from MinterEllison.

8 February 2017

A recent decision of Australia's Full federal Court has significant repercussions for indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs) and poses a considerable risk for projects that have relied on ILUAs to address native title, according to MinterEllison Native Title specialist Richard Abraham.

2 February 2017

A predicted increase in the demand for infrastructure bonds will help drive an upswing in demand amongst retail investors in the Australian bonds market this year according to leading bonds market commentator James Hutton, Partner MinterEllison.

16 January 2017

MinterEllison has achieved 29 Australian rankings across a range of practice areas and bands in the Chambers Asia-Pacific legal directory for 2017, making the firm one of the most highly ranked in Australia.

11 January 2017

Japanese heavy machinery manufacturer Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd (Hitachi) has acquired H-E Parts International LLC and H-E Parts Australian Holdings LLC (collectively H-E Parts).

4 January 2017

Ping An Real Estate, the primary real estate investment platform of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Ltd (Ping An) (an SSE 50 and HSI 50 company), has acquired a 50% interest in a joint venture with Mitsubishi Estate and Lendlease and, subject to planning approval, the Joint Venture will look to develop one of the tallest office buildings in Sydney at Circular Quay.

22 December 2016

GPT Wholesale Office Fund (GWOF) has acquired a one-third interest in One One One Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland from a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority for A$284 million.

22 December 2016

While the number of deals completed was slightly down on 2015, mergers and acquisitions had a positive year in 2016. Jeremy Blackshaw and Con Boulougouris, M&A partners said that both public and private M&A were reasonably strong, across a wide range of sectors.

19 December 2016

MinterEllison today announced that Mark Williams, recognised as one of Australia's foremost advisers in the areas of insurance and medical negligence, has joined the firm in Perth as a partner.

13 December 2016

MinterEllison, today announced that two M&A / foreign investment specialist partners will join the firm's mainland Chinese offices next year – one in Beijing and one in Shanghai.

12 December 2016

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has announced the list of 2016 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation holders. MinterEllison is delighted to be one of 106 organisations to again receive this recognition.

12 December 2016

Fullshare Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed investment company, has acquired a 90% interest in Sparrow Early Learning Pty Ltd, an Australian early education provider which operates a portfolio of childcare centres across Queensland and Victoria.

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

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