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 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 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.

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 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 investments in ResourceCo, MessageMedia, Fifty-Five Five and Galileo Kaleidoscope.

Odyssey Private Equity

Advising Odyssey Private Equity on its investment in Delta Agribusiness (including the acquisition of NorthwestAg) and MST Global.

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 investments in Probe BPO, Seertech and Southern Star Research.