Our Expertise

Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions

WHAT WE DO

We act on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, private equity and venture capital investments and capital raisings. Our team has advised companies, private equity funds, venture capital funds, high net worth family offices and emerging companies in all stages of their investment and growth in both private and public M&A. We are proud to have acted on high profile cross-border transactions across a broad range of sectors.

We advise our clients on corporate and commercial matters through the life cycle of their business.

OUR APPROACH

We believe clients should be able to expect technical excellence from their lawyers.

What we believe sets us apart is:

We listen

After all, it is your business.

We are not fence sitters and are prepared to offer our commercial view

We help you commercially assess the risks and make a call by bringing to the table our experience - that’s one of the reasons why we are trusted advisors to our clients.

We don’t just identify legal issues

We recommend how to deal with them and help you implement them.

We know the M&A market

But also understand that the market can change - we don't simply accept that something is standard, usual or market.

We give you our conclusions upfront

So you do not need to wade through pages of case law and commentary.

Services

  • Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Private equity investments
  • Venture capital investments
  • Joint ventures, alliances and shareholder arrangements
  • Management equity and other incentive plans
  • Various commercial arrangements
  • Corporate governance

 

Key Sectors

  • Technology
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Agribusiness
  • Aged Care
  • Infrastructure
  • Industrials
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics

Contact:

Paul Miller
Partner

T   +61 2 9210 7773
E   paul.miller@deutschmiller.com

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Alistair Jaque
Partner

T   +61 2 9210 7744
E   alistair.jaque@deutschmiller.com

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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.