Profile of Emin Altiparmak

Emin Altiparmak

Partner, BCom LLB (Hons)

About Emin Altiparmak

Emin specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities regulation and corporate governance. He has significant experience advising infrastructure investors, private equity and financial sponsors and healthcare clients, including in relation to competitive sale processes and multi-stage transactions. His experience includes advising:

  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners – on its proposed acquisition, alongside Link Group and Commonwealth Bank of Australia, of Property Exchange Australia Limited (PEXA) following a competitive dual track (IPO and trade sale) process.
  • Macquarie Capital – in relation to the proposed sale of its interests in Quadrant Energy to Santos.
  • Healthscope – on the divestment of its Asian pathology business to funds managed/advised by TPG Capital Asia.
  • Australian Venue Co. (formerly Dixon Hospitality) – on its buy-out by funds managed/advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and affiliates.
  • EBOS Group Limited – on its acquisition of HPS (Hospital Pharmacy Service) from Blue Sky Private Equity.
  • Healthscope – on the divestment of its medical centres and skin clinics business to Fullerton Health.
  • Future Fund Board of Guardians – on a number of private equity transactions across various jurisdictions.
  • REST Industry Super, HOSTPLUS and other investors – on their investment in Campus Living Villages.
  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank – on its strategic partnership with, and divestment of its estates business to, Equity Trustees.
  • Australian Venue Co. (formerly Dixon Hospitality) – acquisition of the Beer DeLuxe venues, certain former Keystone venues and other potential pub acquisitions.
  • Goldman Sachs Asia Special Situations Group – on a number of principal investments.
  • Healthscope – on the divestment of its Australian pathology business to Crescent Capital Partners.
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA – on its proposed acquisition of Colgate-Palmolive Company's laundry detergents and pre-wash business in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
  • Macquarie Capital – on its equity financing arrangements in connection with its acquisition, alongside Brookfield Asset Management, of the Quadrant Energy.
  • Pacific Equity Partners – on its proposed take-private of Bradken Limited.
  • An underbidder for the loan book business of the Territory Insurance Office privatised by the Northern Territory Government.
  • Lazard Australia Private Equity – on their buy-out of Skybridge Australia.
  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank – on its A$1.78 billion purchase of the Rural Finance business and assets from the State of Victoria.
  • Westpac, NAB, ANZ and Commonwealth Bank, lenders to the consortium comprising Transurban Group, AustralianSuper and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority – on the consortium's A$7.057 billion acquisition of Queensland Motorways.
  • Wesfarmers – on the A$1.16 billion sale of its insurance broking business to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Catalyst Investment Managers – on their A$280 million exit from portfolio company, Actrol Parts, to Reece Australia following a competitive trade sale process.
  • An underbidding consortium on its bid to acquire Port Botany and Port Kembla as part of the NSW Government's privatisation process.
  • State Grid International Development Limited – on its acquisitions of a 19.9% interest in AusNet Services, and 60% interest in Jemena, from Singapore Power International. AusNet Services and Jemena are two of Australia's largest utilities, with total assets of approximately A$10 billion and A$9 billion respectively.
  • Arle Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Innovia Films – on their A$65 million buy-out of the remainder of Securency International, bank note supplier to Australia and other countries, from the Reserve Bank of Australia.
  • Goldman Sachs & Partners Australia – on the buy-out of the remainder of its business by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board – on its A$3.5 billion take-private of Intoll Group, owner of interests in the Westlink M7 in Sydney and the 407 Express Toll Route in Toronto.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board – on their A$7.5 billion proposed take-private of Transurban Group.
  • Newcrest Mining – on its A$9.5 billion take-private of Lihir Gold.
  • Dyno Nobel – on its merger with Incitec Pivot.
  • Macquarie Group – on its acquisition of a controlling interest in mining services company, CQMS Holdings.
  • Macquarie Bank-led consortium – US$1.7 billion acquisition of Dyno Nobel from Industri Kapital, US$685 million on-sale of certain businesses to Orica and IPO of Dyno Nobel Limited (owner of the remaining businesses).

Emin has completed a secondment with leading private equity law firm, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, in New York and London where he advised clients including Blackstone Real Estate Partners, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Arle Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.

Emin has also completed a secondment with the Australian Takeovers Panel, and co-authored a chapter in The Takeovers Panel and Takeovers Regulation in Australia, a monograph by leading Australian takeovers practitioners.

Emin is a member of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL).

Emin is an experienced legal project manager who takes a co-ordinated and commercial approach to running matters, managing costs, effective teaming, risk analysis and scheduling. Emin's LPM expertise drives efficient legal and business outcomes for his clients. Emin has also undertaken formal LPM training developed by Allens in conjunction with world-leading LPM expert, Susan Lambreth from the Legal Project Management Institute in the USA.