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Maddocks

ANGEL PLACE, 123 PITT STREET, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 8223 6100
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9221 0872
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Maddocks, Catherine Merity, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

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Catherine Merity

Tel:
Work 61 2 9291 6197
Email:
Maddocks

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Catherine has wide-ranging experience in corporate law and has practised in both Australia and the UK. In particular, she is acknowledged for her experience in equity capital markets transactions and has acted in a large number of multi-jurisdictional matters in this field. This includes advising Australian and international clients on initial public offerings (IPOs), capital raisings, schemes of arrangement, private acquisitions and disposals, public takeovers, joint ventures, ASX Listing Rules, Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) compliance, as well as corporate governance.


Australia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Maddocks has a focus on mid-cap work and frequently acts for small to medium-sized listed companies, large private companies and local subsidiaries of global corporations. The 29-partner team, which is led by Damien Wurzel and Duncan Hall, specialises in the education, government, infrastructure, professional services, retail, and technology sectors and has seen increased healthcare sector work, which is a focus area for Lucille Scomazzon. Andrew McNee advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to the National Roads and Motorists' Association (NRMA), Stuart Napthali assisted Direct Capital with the management buyout of Marvel Packers, and Ron Smooker acted for the shareholders of Norman Disney & Young on its sale to Tetra Tech. In the pharmaceutical sector, Wurzel advised the shareholders of Alchemy Holdings on its sale of HPS to pharmaceutical and animal health products maker EBOS. The team also includes retail and franchise expert Greg Hipwell and Catherine Debreceny, who has a focus on private equity matters. Catherine Merity and special counsel Rosamond Sayer joined from DLA Piper.

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