Ricky Casali




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.

Key deals

Adamantem Capital

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

Affinity Equity Partners

Advising Affinity Equity Partners on numerous transactions, including its acquisition and subsequent divestment of Primo Smallgoods.

Anchorage Capital Partners

Advising on all of Anchorage Capital Partners’ acquisitions and disposals, including its acquisitions of CF Asia Pacific, South Pacific Laundry, Affinity Education Group, Facilities First and Contract Resources.

Baring Private Equity Asia

Advising Baring Private Equity Asia in relation to the take-private of SAI Global Limited and its investment in EduCo Global.


Advising Blackstone on its investment in non-bank lender La Trobe Financial.

Brookfield Asset Management

Advising on Brookfield Asset Management’s acquisition of DCI Data Centers from Blackstone.

Mercury Capital

Advising Mercury Capital on numerous transactions, including its investments in MessageMedia, Fifty-Five Five and Galileo Kaleidoscope.

Odyssey Private Equity

Advising Odyssey Private Equity on its investment in Delta Agribusiness and NorthwestAg.

Pemba Capital Partners

Advising Pemba Capital Partners in relation to numerous platform and bolt-on acquisitions, including Marque Group, JobReady and the IPO of ReadyTech.

Quadrant Private Equity

Advising Quadrant Private Equity in relation to numerous acquisitions and disposals, including its investment in Probe BPO.