Daniel Scotti
I am an experienced corporate lawyer, focused on capital markets and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). My expertise is in initial public offerings (including dual tracks and dual listings), placements, rights and entitlement offers, secondary offers, and convertible and corporate bond offers. My M&A experience covers private treaty deals and public transactions such as schemes and takeovers. I also advise on compliance, reporting and disclosure under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Listing Rules.
  • +61 2 9921 4360
  • +61 401 873 989

My clients include listed and private companies, managed investment schemes, private equity sponsors, institutional investors, and lead managers and underwriters.

Clients value my cross-border experience, having worked for a top-tier law firm in New York, as well as my practical advice and innovative solutions.

Career highlights

  • Yancoal Australia Limited - advised on the A$3.2 billion equity raising to fund the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Coal & Allied
  • Intermediate Capital Group – advised on the $2.5 billion IPO and ASX listing of Link Administration Holdings Limited
  • Vitaco Holdings Limited – advised on the $330 million buyout and take-private of Vitaco Holdings Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement, following on from the $320 million IPO and ASX listing of Vitaco the preceding year
  • Insurance Australia Group Limited – advised on $1.5 billion placement and SPP to fund its $1.85 billion acquisition of the Australian and New Zealand insurance underwriting businesses of Wesfarmers Limited
  • Tegel Group Holdings Limited – advised on Tegel's $551 million initial public offering (IPO) and dual listing on the ASX and New Zealand Exchange (NZX) 
  • Lloyds Banking Group – advised on the $1.55 billion sale of Lloyds' Australian asset finance business (Capital Finance Australia Limited) and corporate loan business (BOS International (Australia) Limited) to Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Bellamy's Australia Limited – advised Bellamy's on the $60.4 million pro rata accelerated non renounceable entitlement offer of Bellamy’s Australia Limited 
  • Joint lead managers and underwriters – advised on the $67.5 million pro rata accelerated non renounceable entitlement offer of Xenith IP Group Limited 
  • Advised on ALS's $325 million pro rata accelerated non renounceable entitlement offer
  • SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited – advised SkyCity on its NZ$263 million pro rata accelerated entitlement offer
  • isentia Group Limited – advised on the $465 million IPO and ASX listing