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Thomson Geer

LEVEL 28, WATERFRONT PLACE, 1 EAGLE STREET, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 7 3338 7500
Fax:
Fax +61 7 3338 7599
Email:
Web:
www.tglaw.com.au
Thomson Geer, Eugene Fung, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

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Eugene Fung

Tel:
Work +61 7 3338 7524
Email:
Web:
www.tglaw.com.au
Thomson Geer

Work Department

Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

Eugene has practiced in corporate and commercial law for more than 28 years. He has a wide range of industry experience including energy (particularly renewable energy) and resources projects, mining services, private equity, financial services, the credit union movement, pooled development, franchising, and agribusiness.

Eugene was a non-executive director of Austin Engineering Ltd (ASX:ANG) between 2004 and 2016.  During that time, the company made multiple acquisitions and greenfield developments in Australia, the US, Indonesia, Chile, Peru, and Colombia and grew in market capitalisation from A$12 million to over A$400 million in 2010. Austin was recognised by Forbes Asia in September 2010 in the Top 200 Asia-Pacific companies ‘under a billion dollars’.

Eugene is experienced in international and cross border transactions and negotiations. He speaks fluent Cantonese.

Languages

Cantonese

Member

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia, F.Fin 1998

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance, Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • Company Directors Course, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland


Australia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Thomson Geer’s ‘excellent’ team gives ‘concise and commercially realistic advice’; it includes the well-regarded Dan Kramer, Adam Brooks, David Zwi, who has a focus on acting for listed public companies and private equity funds, and newly promoted partner Peta Thompson. Eugene Fung provides ‘commercial and sound legal advice that is always practical and relevant’; he advised Domino’s on its minority share acquisition of Bain Capital’s shares in Domino’s Pizza Japan. The practice also acted for Village Roadshow on the sale of its 50% stake in Singapore cinema exhibition business Golden Village to Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment, and assisted PrixCar with its acquisition of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics’ inland transportation and technical service business in Australia in exchange for a 20% ownership share in PrixCar.

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