Anthony Borgese

Anthony is a technology and telecommunications specialist. He specialises in cloud computing, outsourcing, complex global IT and telecommunications arrangements, strategic sourcing, the Internet and e-commerce.

His practice includes IT and telecommunications, privacy and data protection, cloud computing, domestic and cross-border outsourcing, reviewing and negotiating long term supply and outsourcing arrangements, vendor management, technology disputes and M&A transaction support.

A$1.55 billion Lloyds Banking Group sale of Capital Finance and BOS International Australia

Acted together with Allen & Overy as joint legal advisers to the Lloyds Banking Group on the sale of its Australian asset finance business, Capital Finance Australia Ltd (CFAL), and its corporate loan portfolio, BOS International Australia Ltd (BOSI) to Westpac Banking Corporation for approximately A$1.55 billion in total.

Lloyds Banking Group Australian data hosting agreement

Acted for Lloyds Banking Group in a long term data hosting and access agreement with Hewlett-Packard Australia.

TPG Telecom's $450 million acquisiton of AAPT and Powertel

Acted as legal adviser to TPG Telecom Limited on its binding sale agreement to acquire 100% of Telecom New Zealand Australia Pty Ltd for A$450 million on a debt-free, cash-free basis. The sale includes the AAPT and Powertel businesses, and is a highly strategic acquisition to incorporate AAPT's inter-capital fibre into TPG's extensive network assets.