Allens

Experience

Alinta Energy
Advised a leading Australian bank, as agent for the bank syndicate, negotiating a complex restructure of facility arrangements and potential insolvency issues.

ANZ
Acted on various aspects of the collapse of each of Opes Prime and Primebroker Securities.

Archer Capital

  • Advised on the sale of MYOB to Bain Capital.
  • Advised on the acquisition of 100 per cent of Healthe Care Australia from CHAMP Ventures.

Centro
Advised the consortium of Australian lenders on the work-out and restructuring of the Centro Properties Group. This is the most significant and complex Australian work-out to have occurred since the GFC.

Fitness First
Advised Oaktree Capital Management and Marathon Asset Management in relation to the loan-to-own restructuring of Fitness First.

Global banking syndicate
Advised on the $8.5 billion Australia Pacific LNG project financing.

Macquarie Bank
Advised on the multi-billion dollar collapse of Storm Financial.

MYOB
Advised an Archer Capital-led consortium on the agreement to sell Australia's largest independent software vendor, MYOB Limited, to global private investment firm Bain Capital. This sale represents the biggest Australian private equity transaction of 2011.

NAB
Advised on the financing of Pepper Homeloans acquisition of GE's $5 billion portfolio of mortgages.

St.George Bank
Advised St George on its $67 billion merger with Westpac Banking Corporation – the biggest merger in Australian corporate history.

Westpac
Advised Westpac on a $1 billion 2012 hybrid security and $2.5 billion institutional placement.