Corporate and Commercial Lawyers
Our corporate and commercial team have an enviable reputation as a group of practitioners that truly understand business. As with our other specialist practice groups, we take the time to understand the commercial drivers behind all of our clients undertakings. Armed with this understanding, we provide a level of service and value that is unique, and which enables our clients to view Rouse Lawyers as a business partner.
We advise clients across a range of industries and sizes, from SME’s to listed clients and major corporates.
Our commercial team have particular expertise in the following areas:
- business acquisitions, sales and mergers;
- business structuring;
- governance documents (including shareholders agreements);
- start-up advisory;
- corporate advisory and compliance;
- finance transactions and the PPSR;
- employment law;
- business succession; and
- general commercial contracting.
Sale of Paymenthub to Ezidebit
We acted for the shareholders of PaymentHub who sold their payment services company to Australia’s largest direct debit service provider, EziDebit. The sale involved multiple bids and quite a complex share sale agreement involving some deferred consideration. The recurring revenue nature of our client’s business enabled them to achieve an above average return with the buyer seeing the strategic value in the acquisition.
Sale of Kaon to Siemens Ltd
We acted for the management shareholders of Kaon Holdings Pty Ltd in the sale of the company to Siemens Limited. Kaon was acquired by Siemens for its world leading fuse saver technology.
General Petroleum Oil Tools
Matthew has been assisting with the divestment of our oil and gas business in Queensland. He is a trusted adviser and we recommend him both as a business adviser and corporate lawyer.
Total Records Management
We have used Rouse Lawyers over the past 3 years, predominantly in our mergers and acquisitions activities. Matthew and his team understand the needs of larger family businesses, and their pragmatic and commercial approach to transactions is first class. From personal matters to large deals, we call upon Rouse Lawyers for their invaluable advice.