Ricky is an experienced corporate lawyer and strategic advisor.
He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, with a main focus on advising many leading domestic and international private equity investment houses on buy-out, expansion capital and exit transactions as well as portfolio company bolt-ons, roll-ups and co-investments.
Ricky’s experience also includes acquisitions and disposals of infrastructure assets and he has worked with numerous Australian, UK and US groups on cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, restructures and divestments of non-core operations.
What others say
Leading Individual – Private Equity Law
Recommended Lawyer – Private Equity and Leveraged Buy-outs
His particular strength is his phenomenal way of getting through complicated negotiations
Advising Adamantem Capital on numerous transactions, including its investments in Servian and HyGain, the acquisition of Mitavite from Inghams Enterprises, and the exit from Servian to Cognizant.
Affinity Equity Partners
Advising Affinity Equity Partners on numerous transactions, including its acquisition and subsequent divestment of Primo Smallgoods.
Anchorage Capital Partners
Advising Anchorage Capital Partners, including its investments in David Jones, Rail First, South Pacific Laundry, Scotts Refrigerated and the acquisitions and exits from Dick Smith Electronics, Affinity Childcare, Facilities First, Brand Collective, Solgen, Contract Resources and Acrow.
EQT Baring Private Equity Asia
Advising Baring Private Equity Asia in relation to the take-private of SAI Global Limited, its investment in EduCo Global and the sale of the Standards and Assurance divisions of SAI Global.
Advising Five V on its investment in 4 Cabling.
Brookfield Asset Management
Advising Brookfield Asset Management on its acquisition of DCI Data Centers from Blackstone.
Advising Mercury Capital on numerous transactions, including its investments in Re.Group, ResourceCo, MessageMedia, Fifty-Five Five and Galileo Kaleidoscope, and the acquisition of Polytrade by Re.Group.
Odyssey Private Equity
Advising Odyssey Private Equity on its investments in Delta Agribusiness (including the acquisition of NorthwestAg) and MST Global, including the sale to Komatsu.
Pemba Capital Partners
Advising Pemba Capital Partners in relation to numerous platform and bolt-on acquisitions, including Acis Holdings, Marque Group and the IPO of ReadyTech.
Quadrant Private Equity
Advising Quadrant Private Equity in relation to numerous acquisitions and disposals, including its investments in Circuitwise, Probe BPO, Seertech and Southern Star Research.