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Hall & Wilcox

LEVEL 9, 60 CASTLEREAGH STREET, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 8267 3800
Fax:
Fax +61 2 8267 3888
Email:
Web:
www.hallandwilcox.com.au
Hall & Wilcox, Christopher Brown, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

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Christopher Brown

Tel:
Work +61 2 8267 3251
Email:
Web:
www.hallandwilcox.com.au
Hall & Wilcox

Work Department

Corporate/M&A

Position

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in advising on corporate transactions . His experience covers both public company takeovers and private M&A deals. He has also advised clients on IPOs and other fundraising activities and has particular expertise in the finance and insurance sectors, acting for wealth managers and life and general insurers. His clients include institutional and non-institutional investors, in Australia and overseas.

Chris also acts for numerous overseas investors into Australia (in particular those from North America and Japan).

Career

Chris is a dual-qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Australia and in England and Wales. Before joining Hall & Wilcox he was a partner for nine years in the corporate division of a large Australian law firm. He has also worked as corporate counsel for a leading global financial institution.

Languages

English


Australia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Hall & Wilcox has a particular focus on middle-market deals; jointly led by John Hutchinson and Martin Ross, the department has been bolstered by consultant and new European desk co-head Wolfgang Babeck joining from now-defunct firm DibbsBarker, and by special counsel Jonathon Wood from Herbert Smith Freehills. Dyson instructed the team on the acquisition of Shepparton Transit, it advised Cambridge Global Payments on the Australian aspects of the sale of its global business to Fleetcor Technologies, and it assisted a financial services group with its acquisition of a real estate funds manager. Key clients include Carlton and United Breweries, Arena REIT, BMW Financial Services and Australian Unity. Christopher Brown and Oliver Jankowsky are also recommended.

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