Profile of Julian Donnan

Julian Donnan

Partner, BA LLB (Hons)

About Julian Donnan

Julian specialises in corporate law, practising in the areas of equity capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.

Recent deal experience includes:

  • advising West Australian Newspapers on its acquisition of Seven Media Group and related issue of Convertible Unsecured Loan Securities in April 2011;
  • advising the Queensland Government on the $6.6 billion IPO of Queensland Rail, the largest IPO in Australia in a decade;
  • the internalisation of Macquarie Airports management and its $356 million accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer;
  • the $836 million take-private of Macquarie Capital Alliance Group in September 2008 by way of scheme of arrangement; and
  • advising Wesfarmers on its $4.6 billion accelerated renounceable rights issue and placements in February 2009.

Between 2005 and 2008, Julian worked in Allens' Shanghai Office specialising in investment into China from a number of high profile Australian companies, such as ANZ Banking Group, RIO and BHP Billiton.