Shaun Clyne
I have more than 25 years’ experience advising Australian and international public and private companies, private equity funds and financial institutions. I am regularly ranked as one of Australia’s leading mergers and acquisitions and capital markets lawyers by Chambers Global and Best Lawyers.
  • +61 2 9921 4265
  • +61 400 514 223

I regularly advise on public and private mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and secondary capital raisings, as well as all matters relating to foreign investment. I have also acted on numerous hostile and friendly takeover transactions and appeared in more than 15 proceedings before the Takeovers Panel.

My practice spans many industries including technology media and telecom, health and energy and resources.

Career highlights

  • Rural Press Limited in relation to its merger with Fairfax Media Limited
  • WPP plc in relation to the merger of its Australian portfolio with STW Communications
  • L3 Technologies Inc on its acquisition of Azimuth Security and Linchpin Labs
  • Sonova AG on the Australian acquisitions of health care providers
  • Lombard Insurance on the acquisition of Assetinsure
  • Sedgman Limited on the acquisition by Cimic
  • Industrea Limited on the acquisition by GE
  • AXA Liabiliites Manager on the acquisition of the Australian subsidiaries of GLOBALE Ruckversicherungs AG
  • WPP plc in connection with the disposal of its Australian Kantar business