Profile of Jessica Mottau

Jessica Mottau


About Jessica Mottau

Jessica specialises in technology, media and telecommunications, with experience acting on major procurements, business process outsourcings, services agreements, and technology development and licensing agreements.

She also has extensive experience advising businesses on complex business separation and transitional arrangements, typically in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other restructures.

Jessica's recent experience includes advising the following clients:

Major Procurement and Outsourcing

TPG, Stockland, BHP, Brookfield, University of Technology Sydney, OneRail, Big-4 banks, Healius, and Allied Pinnacle.

Technology, Innovation and Allens Accelerate

WeWork, Quantium, The Iconic, Fluence, DemystData and OCR Labs.


TPG, Macquarie Bank (numobile) and Globalstar

Separations and Transitions

Separation, integration and technology aspects of the following transactions:

  • BGH Capital – on its acquisition of Healius' medical centres.
  • Big-4 banks – on various acquisitions and portfolio investments.
  • Cerberus Capital Management – on its acquisition of Westpac's Strategic Alliances business.
  • KKR – on its acquisition of Arnott's and certain international operations from Campbell Soup Company for $3.4 billion. The largest Australian private equity buyout of 2019.
  • Pacific Equity Partners – on its acquisition of Horizon Global Corporation's Asia Pacific business for $340 million.
  • BAE Systems – on its acquisition of ASC Shipbuilding, in connection with the award to BAE Systems of the $35 billion Head Contract for the Hunter Class Frigate Program.
  • Aware Super – on its successful A$2.8 billion bid to operate a 40-year concession of land titling and registry operations of Land Use Victoria.
  • CPA Global – on its acquisition of Filing Analytics and Citation Eagle, two leading IP data and analytics software solutions.
  • Brambles – on its dual-track US$2.5 billion separation by demerger or trade sale of the IFCO RPC business, ultimately sold to Triton and ADIA.

Jessica is a member of the Women at Allens committee and Inclusion and Diversity Council.

She previously worked at Latham & Watkins in New York, and is admitted in both New South Wales and New York.