Nick Kipriotis
I specialise in Mergers & Acquisitions and provide strategic advice to clients involved in public company takeovers and schemes of arrangement, private treaty transactions, special situations, joint ventures and capital partnerships. I advise clients and their Boards across a broad range of corporate, commercial, governance, securities law and investment matters, and assist them in making key business decisions to achieve positive commercial outcomes.
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I have extensive experience advising domestic and foreign clients in the Built Environment sector, with a deep focus on the Construction & Engineering, Infrastructure and Leisure & Gaming industries.

I enjoy developing deal strategy and tactics on complex transactions and negotiating solutions to challenging and novel problems.

I get to know my clients and their businesses so that I can help them achieve their strategic objectives and manage risks effectively. Clients value my commercial knowledge, ability to perform in high-pressure situations, and the leadership I show in managing complex deals.

My clients have included Consolidated Press Holdings, Crown Resorts, Steinhoff Asia Pacific, CIMIC, John Holland, Samsung C&T, Ferrovial, TSA Management, Airlie Funds Management, Grays eCommerce, GrainCorp, McCain Foods and AIG.

Career highlights

  • Advising Steinhoff Asia Pacific in connection with its A$361 million takeover of ASX-listed Fantastic Holdings Limited.
  • Advising CIMIC in connection with its A$174 million hostile takeover of the ASX-listed mining construction contractor Macmahon Holdings and CIMIC's subsequent divestment of its 23% stake in ASX-listed Macmahon Holdings by way of block trade.
  • Advising Grays eCommerce Group Limited as the target in connection with ASX-listed Eclipx Group's A$178 million takeover by way of scheme of arrangement.
  • Advising Steinhoff Asia Pacific in connection with various matters relating to financial irregularities identified with respect to its Frankfurt Stock Exchange listed parent Steinhoff International.
  • Advising the receivers and managers of Ten Network Holdings Limited, PPB Advisory, on its sale to US-television network CBS.
  • Advising the shareholders of Airlie Funds Management on their all-scrip sale to ASX-listed Magellan Financial Group.
  • Advising the shareholders of engineering services firm TSA Management on its sale to private equity fund Livingbridge.
  • Advising the shareholders of property valuation firm MVS National on its merger of ASX-listed LandMark White Limited.
  • Advising a bidder in relation to the proposed acquisition of the Australian business of Laing O'Rourke.
  • Advising GrainCorp on its A$140 million North American 'greenfield' joint venture with Zen-Noh.