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Sector perspectives

Hear from our Sector Leaders, as they share their perspectives on major trends and changes across a number of sectors.

Niranjan Arasaratnam

Niranjan Arasaratnam looks at the most significant changes to play out across the Technology, Media & Telecommunications sector and the ways in which these are affecting business models across Australia.

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Marcus Clark

Marcus Clark describes the importance of the Agribusiness sector for the Australian economy, including foreign investment opportunities for the sector.

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Anna Collyer

Anna Collyer talks about the key market forces to impact the Power & Utilities sector, and the investment opportunities that are evolving in a range of jurisdictions, in particular across emerging markets.

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Vijay Cugati

Vijay Cugati talks about the raft of regulatory change and proposals affecting the Investment Firms & Investment Management sector.

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Richard Gordon

Richard Gordon discusses trends affecting Banks & Financial Institutions, and the impact of regulatory change across this sector domestically and internationally.

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Tracey Greenaway

Tracey Greenaway discusses the drivers of growth and opportunities that exist across the Oil & Gas sector.

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Paul Kenny

Paul Kenny talks about the areas of significant growth in the Government sector, especially around infrastructure creation through the Asset Recycling Agreement and the challenges of regulatory and legislative reform.

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Tim Lester

Japanese companies are looking to invest in many Australian sectors, including Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Agribusiness and Infrastructure. Tim Lester discusses the opportunities ahead in 2014.

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Mark Stubbings

Mark Stubbings talks about the opportunities within the Real Estate sector for both onshore and offshore investors, as well as the innovative ways foreign and local owners are growing their businesses.

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Emma Warren

Emma Warren talks about opportunities for growth in the Infrastructure & Transport sector, as well as challenges in the current market.

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The Firm

  • advised QBE Insurance Limited on $810 million capital raising
  • advised lenders on Westlink M7 refinancing
  • advised Vodafone on expansion of Tasmanian operations
  • appointed to advise NSW Government on Electricity Network Transactions
  • with Linklaters, advised consortium on Myanmar telco deal
  • successfully defended Antares Energy against attempted board spill by US hedge fund
  • advised Aristocrat on A$1.37bn US acquisition
  • advised Wesfarmers on $1 billion sale of insurance broking business
  • advised ANZ and NAB banks on a major shipping finance deal
  • advised Tianqi Group on lithium joint venture with Rockwood
  • advised Pacific Equity Partners on sale of Peters Ice Cream
  • with Linklaters, advised Bank of China Sydney on landmark Renminbi deal
  • advised Perth Airport Pty Ltd on $400 million bond issue
  • advised GPT on its acquisition of stake in Northland Shopping Centre
  • advised a syndicate of 20 lenders on $22 billion debt financing for Westfield Group
  • acted for Carnegie Wave Energy on a $20 million loan facility with the Clean Energy Finance
  • advised Beijing Capital Group on acquisition of Transpacific New Zealand for NZ$950m
  • acted for GIC in student accommodation purchase
  • acted on significant capital raising to fund PNG gas acquisition
  • advised Catalyst Investment Managers on sale of air con business
  • advised winning bidder on rollingstock PPP project
  • acted on first wholesale Tier 2 issue under new Basel III rules

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