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Andrew Hewson

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An experienced corporate lawyer and strategic advisor, Andrew specialises in private mergers and acquisitions with a focus on advising leading domestic private equity funds on corporate carve-outs, buy-outs, exit transactions, portfolio company bolt-ons and co-investments.    

Andrew's experience also extends to advising family offices and venture capital funds on their activity across a range of industry and business sectors. He also advises clients on general corporate and securities laws matters, and works with international clients on in-bound transactions.

Key deals

Anchorage Capital Partners

Advising Anchorage Capital Partners in relation to its exits from Facilities First, Contract Resources, Total Eden, Dick Smith Electronics and Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding, as well as its acquisitions of AHG Limited's refrigerated logistics business, Brand Collective from Pacific Brands Limited, Solgen, Contract Resources, Facilities First and South Pacific Laundries.

Adamantem Capital

Advising Adamantem Capital in relation to its investment in HyGain, its acquisition of Mitavite from Inghams Enterprises and its investment in Servian.

MRI Software

Advising MRI, a portfolio company of TA Associates, GI Partners and Harvest Partners, in relation to its acquisition of strata management software platform Rockend Technology. This was MRI’s first acquisition in the Australian market.

Blackstone

Advising Blackstone in relation to its investment in La Trobe Financial.

Pacific Equity Partners

Advising Pacific Equity Partners in relation to its take-private of ASX listed remote energy generator Zenith Energy Limited.

ROC Partners

Advising ROC Partners in relation to its acquisition of Flavorite, one of Australia's largest greenhouse producers of fresh fruit and vegetables.