Andrew Hewson




Andrew is an experienced corporate lawyer and strategic adviser.

He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on advising Australian and international private equity and growth equity funds on their investments and divestments in the Australian market. Andrew's experience also extends to advising family offices and venture capital funds across a range of industry and business sectors, including retail, technology and consumables.

Andrew also advises clients on general corporate and securities laws matters, and frequently works with international clients on their in-bound transactions into the Australian market.

Key deals

Anchorage Capital Partners

Advised Anchorage Capital Partners on several investments, including its acquisitions of David Jones, South Pacific Laundry, Scotts Refrigerated Logistics and the exits from Affinity Education Group, Facilities First, Brand Collective, Solgen, Dick Smith, Contract Resources and Acrow Formwork and Scaffolding.


Advised BlackRock on the establishment of its investment structures and joint ventures with Federation Asset Management (for its childcare real assets platform), Wentworth Capital (for its Australian industrial and last mile logistics platform) and Mayfair Group (for its New Zealand industrial and last mile logistics platform).

MRI Software

Advised MRI Software, a leading global real estate software platform headquartered in Cleveland, OH, on several investments including its acquisitions of technology platforms Rockend Technology, LeaseEagle, Property Suite and the take-private (via scheme of arrangement) of PropTech Group from the ASX.

Prince Group

Advised the Prince Group on the sell down of a significant minority interest in Zambrero (a Mexican QSR operating in Australian, the UK and USA) and the restructuring and subsequent capital raisings for multiple portfolio company interests within the Prince Group.

Adamantem Capital

Advised Adamantem Capital on numerous transactions, including its investments in HyGain, Mitavite and Servian.


Advised Cinven and associated funds on the Australian aspects of its acquisition of BioAgilytix (a leading Australian based CRO) and Archer Technologies (a global integrated risk management platform).