As a leading Queensland law firm with clients Australia-wide, Cooper Grace Ward and our dedicated corporate lawyers have a demonstrated history of success in advising clients on business mergers, acquisitions and divestments.
This includes issues related to:
- purchasing and selling business interests, assets and shares
- business structuring and reorganisation
- business succession
- superannuation and tax, including comprehensive advice on capital gains tax, stamp duty and GST issues
- workplace relations and safety
- intellectual property
- general commercial matters.
Market recognised corporate lawyers and M&A specialists
Based in the Brisbane CBD, our law firm’s mergers and acquisitions team has been included in Doyle’s Guide’s listings of leading Queensland corporate law firms for the past five years consecutively.
The clients our corporate lawyers advise in this area include ASX listed companies, overseas listed companies and MMEs. Our clients are located throughout Australia as well as Brisbane and Queensland.
When working with you, our corporate lawyers adopt a proactive approach to achieve your objectives. They seamlessly integrate the expertise you require to deliver the best possible outcomes for you and your business.
Our experienced mergers and acquisitions team draws on a variety of internal resources to support major transactions. This includes specialists in high-level tax, workplace relations, intellectual property and commercial experience.
From due diligence to deal completion
Our corporate lawyers believe in developing strong relationships with your other advisers, such as accountants and corporate consultants. This approach ensures the smoothest possible process, from due diligence through to completion.
We have extensive experience working with regulators including ASIC, APRA, ASX, the ATO and the ACCC. We track their evolving focus areas and ensure mergers and acquisitions meet their latest requirements.
This experience gives us in-depth knowledge of these regulators’ procedures and how best to approach them on difficult issues.
As an established corporate law firm, Cooper Grace Ward has extensive experience assisting clients with the consolidation of assets through a range of financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions. There is a lot riding on M&A deals – people’s jobs, the future of the business, and in some cases family legacies – and negotiations can be tense and time sensitive.
As an area of law that reaches board level, everything in M&A must be handled with the utmost care and precision that only highly experienced corporate lawyers can deliver.
To contact our mergers and acquisitions team, call Cooper Grace Ward on (07) 3231 2444.