Cooper Grace Ward has a demonstrated history of success in advising clients on business mergers, acquisitions and divestments, including issues relating to:
- buying and selling business interests, assets and shares
- business structuring and reorganisation
- business succession
- superannuation and tax, including comprehensive advice on capital gains tax, stamp duty and GST issues
- workplace relations and safety
- intellectual property
- general commercial matters.
Our clients in this area include ASX listed companies, overseas listed companies and MMEs located throughout Australia.
We adopt a proactive and holistic approach to integrating the expertise you require to achieve the best possible outcomes for you and your business, drawing upon internal resources such as high level tax, workplace relations, intellectual property and commercial experience.
We believe in developing strong relationships with your other advisers, such as accountants and corporate advisers, to ensure the smoothest possible process, from due diligence through to completion.
We have extensive experience working with regulators including ASIC, APRA, the ATO and the ACCC to ensure mergers and acquisitions meet their requirements. This experience gives us in-depth knowledge of these regulators’ procedures and how best to approach them on difficult issues.
Our mergers and acquisitions team has been included in Doyle’s Guide in its listings of leading Queensland corporate law firms for the past four years consecutively.
To contact our mergers and acquisition team, call Cooper Grace Ward on (07) 3231 2444.