Due diligence with respect to possible increased involvement by Shougang Holdings, one of the largest steel producers in China, in Australasian Resources Ltd.
Establishment of a taxation team for a major corporate group. This team managed all aspects of taxation for the group (direct/indirect tax and customs duty), including day to day compliance for over 60 subsidiaries, managing risk reviews, audits and objections, managing the effective tax rate for the group, dealing with transfer pricing issues and managing all relationships with customs and taxation authorities.
Acquisition of several agricultural properties around Australia by Agricultural Land Management Limited.
Acquisition by Australasian Property Investments Pty Ltd of the Floreat Forum Shopping Centre valued at $100 million.
Acquisition by a listed property trust of 17 forestry sites located across Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland to the value of $90.25 million.
Sale and leaseback of industrial land by Boral Group.
Private equity/management buyout acquisition of TSMarine valued at $50 million.
Sale of the Croesus gold mine at Norseman and subsequent recapitalisation of the listed parent. The complex sale arrangements included the re-listing on the London Stock Exchange of the purchaser's ultimate parent Davos Resources plc (known as Norseman Gold plc). The mine sold for $66 million, ending the external administrator's ten-month long operation of the mine.
Capital raising in excess of $750 million from a consortium of investors for the Worsley Multi-Fuel Co-generation Power Station Project using traditional project finance debt and other finance instruments. This required complex structuring to address all tax, balance sheet and International Financial Report Standards considerations.