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May 2024

ECI Partners acquires TAG, a travel management company to the entertainment and corporate markets, from Apiary Capital

Our corporate team led by Paul Miller, Fleur Edwards and Anna McKay acted for the shareholders of Project Global Topco Limited on the Australian legal aspects of the sale of Project Global Topco Limited and its subsidiaries, including The Appointment Group (TAG) Pty Ltd to private equity firm, ECI Partners. Based in London, TAG is an award-winning international travel and event management company, providing bespoke, high-end services to some of the biggest names in music, film and TV production as well as top C-suite and corporate executives. The investment from ECI Partners, a leading growth-focused mid-market private equity firm, will further enhance TAG’s service offering in the events management and travel industries, and continue to expand its footprint across the globe. Working in collaboration with the teams at Browne Jacobson LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, our team were able to support TAG once again in this milestone transaction and we look forward to working with TAG on their step in their global expansion in partnership with ECI Partners.

Mar 2024

Allegro buys Nutun Australia for about $120m

Our corporate team led by Paul Miller, supported by Simon Correggia and Steven An, acted for the shareholders of Nutun Australia, an Australian market-leading business process outsourcing specialist, on its agreed sale to Allegro Funds, Australia’s most-awarded private equity firm in the turnaround, special situations and transformation investing space. Based in Melbourne, Nutun Australia operates various businesses including credit collections, customer experience, insurance claims recovery, insource solution and legal services through its brands recoveriescorp, Mason Black + Mendelsons and Nutun. It services a range of blue-chip clients across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, including large banks, insurers and utilities and telecommunication providers. Nutun Australia’s customer base and its strong service offering will enable Allegro Funds to broaden these service and capabilities in Australia, New Zealand and abroad. This transaction was a collaborative effort on the sell side involving, Tim Miles, Gareth Cope and Stephen Bowring from Miles Advisory and Peter Hague and Tim Hall from PWC and further cements Deutsch Miller’s reputation as a leading legal adviser in mid-market M&A space.

Feb 2024

Deutsch Miller welcomes new litigation partner, Rosemary Kanan.

Deutsch Miller is delighted to welcome new litigation partner, Rosemary Kanan, to our firm. Rosemary is an experienced commercial litigator specialising in complex commercial disputes and reputation-sensitive regulatory matters. Rosemary will undoubtedly elevate our capabilities and contribute to the firm’s continued success.

Feb 2024

Valsoft Corporation acquires workplace management solutions company, Easy Employer.

Our corporate team collaborated with David Felicissimo, Oliver Gray and Nicolas Saddi from Valsoft Corporation as part of Valsoft’s continued global expansion in market software businesses. Valsoft is now operating in more than 35 different industry sectors in over 20 countries. The Deutsch Miller team of Alistair Jaque, Sally Yang and Zafiria Stamboulidis played a key role in the latest acquisition of workplace management solutions company, Easy Employer, which is the sixth company in Valsoft’s workplace management industry group.

Jan 2024

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

Deutsch Miller is proud to be recognised for the 13th consecutive year in the 2024 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking. This achievement reflects the unwavering dedication and efforts of our team. We look forward to continuing our commitment in supporting our clients throughout 2024.

Jan 2024

Brainlabs acquires Sparro – Australia’s largest independent digital media agency

Our corporate team led by Paul Miller, Simon Correggia and Steven An acted for the shareholders of Sparro, one of Australia's largest digital marketing agencies, in its share sale to global digital marketing agency, Brainlabs. Founded in 2013 by two brothers, Morris and Cameron Bryant, Sparro is recognised as a leading digital marketing firm in the Australian market, forging trusted relationships with top business including Estee Lauder, Catch, Temple & Webster and Webjet. Brainlabs provides digital marketing services informed by data and technology, spanning capabilities across planning, media, data, tech and creative and UX, to clients ranging from Adidas, American Express, ClearScore and Mytheresa and is backed by US private equity firm, Falfurrias Capital Partners.

Jan 2024

Morrow Sodali acquires Australian corporate communication consultancy, Domestique Consulting

Our corporate team led by Paul Miller, Simon Correggia, Sally Yang and Zafiria Stamboulidis acted for acted for the shareholders of Domestique Consulting, a corporate communications and reputation management consultancy, in its share sale to Morrow Sodali. Founded in 2013 by Ross Thornton, Lauren Thompson, and Jim Kelly, Domestique has established itself as a leading adviser to Australian and international companies, working across complex and high-profile reputation management issues, transaction communications involving large scale M&A and IPO’s, strategic investor relations, public affairs advisory and listed company disclosure. Domestique has grown in recent years to include Managing Partner Jon Snowball and Helen Karlis. Morrow Sodali provides corporate boards and executives with strategic advice and services relating to corporate governance, shareholder and bondholder communication and engagement, capital markets and intelligence, proxy solicitation, shareholder activism and mergers and acquisitions.

Dec 2023

Treysta Wealth acquires Goldhurst Wealth Management, Henderson Ross Group, Jamiesons Accounting and KBB Accounting

Our corporate team led by Alistair Jaque, Anna McKay and Zafiria Stamboulidis assisted long-standing client, Treysta Wealth with its roll-up acquisitions of Goldhurst Wealth Management, Henderson Ross Group, Jamiesons Accounting and KBB Accounting over the last few months.

Nov 2023

Venture fund Uniseed has added five new university partners

Our corporate team led by Alistair Jaque, Anna McKay and Zafiria Stamboulidis assisted venture fund Uniseed with its new investment arrangements with Monash University, UTS, University of Newcastle, Macquarie University and University of Western Sydney. A great opportunity for our team to be involved in the commercialisation opportunities of the cutting edge technologies developed by these university research departments and CSIRO.

Oct 2023

Space tech start-up, Skykraft, raises $120m

Our corporate team led by Paul Miller, advised space tech start-up, Skykraft, in it's fundraising round, which will enable the company to work towards rolling out its satellite constellation.

Sep 2023

Inotap acquires Home Live Group

Our Corporate team led by Paul Miller, Simon Correggia and Sally Yang advised the founders of Home Live Group, a remote engagement platform for global real estate sale and property management, on the sale to Inotap.

Jul 2023

Valsoft acquires Forms Express

Our Corporate team led by Alistair Jaque, Sally Yang and Antony Bull acted for Valsoft Corporation on another acquisition. The latest acquisition of Forms Express, an industry leader in transactional mail, billing and payment services across Australia and New Zealand will strengthen its Local Government software portfolio.

Jun 2023

Endava acquires DEK Technologies

Our Corporate team, comprising Alistair Jaque, Simon Correggia, Steven An, Sarah-Jane Sale and Antony Bull, advised on the sale of the DEK Technologies group (a multinational software and hardware engineering and development business) to Endava (a UK based next-gen global technology company listed on the NYSE). KPMG advised the sellers on the tax aspects of the transaction and Technology Holdings International acted as corporate adviser.

Jun 2023

Valsoft acquires workforce management software business Wageloch Workforce Management

Our Corporate team, led by Alistair Jaque (Partner) and Sally Yang (Associate) were delighted to advise on another acquisition in Australia for Valsoft Corporation which acquired workforce management software business and industry leader, Wageloch Workforce Management. This acquisition becomes the 5th company under Valsoft’s Workforce Management portfolio.

May 2023

Deutsch Miller is Alliott Global Alliance’s law firm representative in New South Wales

We are delighted to announce that Deutsch Miller is Alliott Global Alliance’s law firm representative in New South Wales. This great opportunity to be a part of one of the largest and fastest-growing global multidisciplinary alliances with 220 member firms in 95 countries, will enable Deutsch Miller to access a global network of lawyers, accountants, tax advisors and other specialist advisory firms that can assist our clients with their worldwide business requirements.

May 2023

Digital health startup Eucalyptus lands $50 million in its latest funding round

Our Corporate team led by Paul Miller (Partner), Sarah-Jane Sale (Senior Associate) and Sally Yang (Associate) are proud to have advised Australian digital health start-up, Eucalyptus, on its most recent fundraising. High profile investors including Blackbird Ventures, Bond Capital and Woolworths’ W23 venture arm, raised $50 million raising the company’s valuation to $560 million. Despite there currently being a difficult fundraising environment, we are delighted that investors have the confidence in Eucalyptus’ model, which can only bode well for its future.

May 2023

ASG’s Aplos Acquires Raisely

Our Corporate team led by Paul Miller, Antony Bull and Steven An advised the shareholders of Raisely on their successful sale to Aplos , which will expand the capabilities of their non-profit fundraising platforms.

Apr 2023

VISEO acquires Salesforce practice Carnac Group

A collaborative effort by our Corporate team, Alistair Jaque (Partner), Sarah-Jane Sale (Senior Associate) and Steven An (Associate) who acted for VISEO (one of the world’s leading digital transformation companies) on its acquisition of Carnac Group (a Salesforce consulting Partner) in Australia. The acquisition strengthens VISEO capabilities in Australia across the Salesforce services lifecycle.

Mar 2023

ASX listed Atturra Limited acquires Hammond Street Developments

An exciting transaction for our Corporate M&A team involving Alistair Jaque (Partner), Simon Correggia (Special Counsel) and Sally Yang (Associate) on the sale of Hammond Street Developments to ASX listed Atturra Limited. It was a great opportunity for our team to collaborate with Pierre Briand and his team at SCD Advisory on this sale

Feb 2023

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is proud to be recognised for the 12th consecutive year in the 2023 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking. This achievement is a testament of the hard work and dedication from the team throughout 2022. We look forward to an exciting 2023 and supporting our clients across a diverse range of matters. Our client testimonials included: ‘Deutsch Miller has a highly experienced and capable dispute resolution team who provide an excellent service. Their strength is their ability to develop rapport with their clients on litigated matters, and this is driven by their accessibility and flexibility. The Deutsch Miller team have the practical experience and analytical skills to achieve the results sought by their clients.’ ‘The disputes practice has an outstanding skill set for this work. They see the key issues in complex matters and quickly act to address them. They are responsive, practical, commercial and understand the jurisdictions they operate in and the best remedies or defences available.’ ‘Excellent lawyers in their area of expertise. Helpful and easy to deal with. Practical solutions as well as correct legal analysis. Fast, efficient and responsive service.’

Nov 2022

EY Business Solutions acquires Bridge Business Consulting

Alistair Jaque (Partner), Simon Correggia (Special Counsel) and Sally Yang (Associate) advised the shareholders of Bridge Business Consulting on the sale of the company to EY Business Solutions. The acquisition of Bridge Business Consulting will enable EY Business Solutions to build out and strengthen their data and analytics capability.

Nov 2022

ASSA ABLOY acquires D&D Technologies in Australia

Paul Miller (Partner), Simon Correggia (Special Counsel), Antony Bull (Senior Associate) and Steven An (Associate) acted for the shareholders of D&D Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of premium gate hardware, based in Australia on its acquisition by ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, a leader in entrance automation, control and access solutions. D&D Technologies is Internationally renowned for their ground-breaking MagnaLatch® magnetic child safety gate latch for swimming pool and other child safety gates.

Oct 2022

Aqua Rugby Australia 2022

As founding sponsor and legal partner of Aqua Rugby since the establishment of this exciting new sport, Deutsch Miller is delighted to extend our sponsorship for November’s festival, and to continue to be part of this exciting journey with Aqua Rugby.

Sep 2022

Lumachain Raises US$19.5M in Series A Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Alistair Jaque (Partner) and Antony Bull (Senior Associate) represented one of the existing shareholders on its increased investment in Lumachain, an Australian AI platform for the global meat processing industry. Lumachain raised a total of US$19.5 million in Series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Main Sequence to support its expansion to the US and scale up its team to roll out the platform to customers globally.

Aug 2022

BlackRock acquires Melbourne-based battery developer Akaysha Energy

Alistair Jaque (Partner) and Steven An (Associate) acted for the shareholders of Akaysha Energy, a Melbourne-based battery developer, on its acquisition by one of the world’s largest fund managers, BlackRock. The acquisition by BlackRock’s climate infrastructure business will result in a $1 billion investment in grid-scale batteries and a significant shift from coal to clean energy in Australia.

Aug 2022

Lonsec acquires Implemented Portfolios Limited

Alistair Jaque, Simon Correggia and Orhai Shiba acted for the shareholders of Implemented Portfolios Limited, a specialist Managed Discretionary Account provider to high net wealth individuals, on the sale of the company to Lonsec Holdings Pty Ltd.

Aug 2022

Valsoft acquires Azility Energy Management Solutions

Alistair Jaque, Antony Bull and Orhai Shiba acted for Valsoft Corporation Inc on its acquisition of Azility Energy Management Solutions, a next-generation energy management solutions provider that powers energy, water, and emissions savings. Valsoft acquires and develops vertical market software companies around the world that deliver critical solutions for customers in various industries. This is the latest in a number of acquisitions in Australia on which Deutsch Miller has acted for Valsoft.

Jul 2022

Savant Wealth Management Invests $3M in Advice Engagement Platform Lumiant

Alistair Jaque and Antony Bull acted for Lumiant on the investment in the company by Savant Wealth Management to support the expansion of the business into the U.S.

Apr 2022

Redevelopment of the iconic Jacksons on George

Alistair Jaque acted for DTL Entertainment Group on the corporate legal aspects of its appointment to redevelop and operate the iconic Jacksons on George.

Feb 2022

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 11th consecutive year in the 2022 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking.

Jun 2021

Aqua Rugby Australia

DM is proud to be a partner and sponsor for Aqua Rugby Australia.

Feb 2021

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 10th consecutive year in the 2021 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking in Dispute Resolution.

Feb 2021

Ground-breaking sale of global carbon credits to Microsoft

Alistair Jaque and Sarah-Jane Sale at Deutsch Miller recently advised the Macdoch Group on a ground-breaking sale of global carbon credits to Microsoft in the US.

Nov 2020

VISEO and Cludo are joining forces expanding Salesforce and digital services offering in Australia

Alistair Jaque advised VISEO, which is a global technology company specialising in digital transformation services, on its acquisition of Cludo, which is a leading Australian Salesforce digital services and consulting partner. The transaction was the latest of a number of acquisitions in the IT consulting sector in which the Firm has been involved.

Nov 2020

Credit Clear jumps 31pc on ASX debut

Alistair Jaque successfully led the legal team at Deutsch Miller who helped Credit Clear to list on the ASX. Credit Clear, which is a fin-tech business that specialises in receivables management solutions, listed at the end of October and has performed impressively since its admission to ASX, and now has a market capitalisation of over A$190 million.

May 2020

COVID 19: Feel like tearing up your contract?

While some businesses are starting to ease back into work after their COVID-19 hibernation, most are still reeling to some degree from the impact of government restrictions, travel bans, interrupted supply chains, and the broader economic downturn. In the face of such challenges, you may be wondering whether there are grounds to be relieved from your contractual obligations.

Apr 2020

COVID-19: Temporary changes to insolvency laws to provide relief for businesses and individuals

The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (‘the Bill’) came into effect on 25 March 2020 to provide a safety net to help businesses continue to operate during a period of temporary illiquidity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and also assist individuals to manage their debt so as to avoid bankruptcy.

Apr 2020

COVID-19 Legal Issues Briefing

In the past few weeks, the increasing spread of COVID-19 in Australia has brought immediate, unprecedented and far reaching challenges across Australia and the international community. No one it seems has been spared with COVID-19 not only placing lives in serious jeopardy, but also the immediate future of many businesses, with no knowing how long this crisis will last.

Mar 2020

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 9th consecutive year in the 2020 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking.

Dec 2019

Deutsch Miller joins Sydney FC Business Club

Deutsch Miller joins Sydney FC Business Club

Oct 2019

Deutsch Miller secures a win for Supercars

Following a favourable Supreme Court judgment in 2017, our client, V8 Supercars Holding Pty Ltd (Supercars), has successfully defended an appeal brought by Sanpoint Pty Ltd (Sanpoint).

Aug 2019

Deutsch Miller Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Deutsch Miller celebrated its 10th birthday at the QVB Tea Room on 22 August 2019

Mar 2019

Deutsch Miller in the media today

Rise of the boutique law firm

Feb 2019

Partner Announcement: Alistair Jaque

We are delighted to announce that Alistair Jaque has joined the team at Deutsch Miller today as a Partner in the Corporate team.

Jan 2019

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Ranked: Tier 4

Deutsch Miller advances to be ranked as a Tier 4 Dispute Resolution Practice in the legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings 2019.

Sep 2018

Landmark decision of NSW Supreme Court

Provides important guidance to the property industry on how section 66ZL of the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) will be applied going forward.

Jul 2018

Chris Stevens promoted to Partner in firm's Dispute Resolution practice

The partners of Deutsch Miller are delighted to announce that Chris Stevens has been promoted to Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice.