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COLLINS SQUARE | TOWER TWO, LEVEL 23, 727 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE VIC 3008, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 3 9258 3555
Fax:
Fax +61 3 9288 3666
DX:
DX 259 MELBOURNE
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Maddocks, Damien Wurzel, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

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Damien Wurzel

Tel:
Work 61 3 9258 3388
Email:
Maddocks

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Damien specialises in M&A transactions (public and private) and provides advisory services across various industries including health, manufacturing, wholesaling, property and construction. Highly regarded by his clients, Damien is recognised for his technical competence, commercial acumen and his ability to project manage complex commercial projects.

He has a deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical supply chain and regulatory overlays and is recognised by clients, government, financiers and other stakeholders as a leading adviser to the industry. Damien is a regular presenter on issues relevant to the pharmaceutical benefits scheme and his insights are widely sought.

Damien’s client roster also involves acting for EU and South East Asian domiciled organisations who seek him out to represent their interests in the region.


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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