04.10.2023  Walter Baden advises RSK on acquisition of a majority stake in Adenco

Steven Humphries appointed Regional Vice Chair for Asia-Pacific GGI M&A practice group

We are delighted to announce that Steven Humphries has been appointed as Regional Vice Chair Asia-Pacific of the GGI M&A practice group.

Walter Baden is the sole Australian law firm member of GGI, the world’s largest multi-disciplinary international network.

Steven’s appointment is recognition within the GGI network for his expertise and leadership in cross-border M&A. Steven is a regular presenter and leader of discussions at the GGI M&A practice group meetings.

Walter Baden advises RSK on acquisition of Western Project Services

Walter Baden congratulates RSK Environment Australia on its acquisition of all the shares in Western Project Services.

RSK Environment Australia is the Australian holding company for RSK Group Limited, a leading UK-based environmental and engineering services group, and this acquisition represents RSK Group Limited’s second Australian acquisition. Walter Baden is delighted to have assisted with legal due diligence and deal execution on both projects.

The Walter Baden team on the project included Steven Humphries, Kaj Scholte and Georgie French.

Walter Baden advises on part sale of Direct Couriers to Anacacia Capital

Walter Baden is pleased to have advised the principals of Direct Couriers group of companies, a courier logistics services business operating in Australia and New Zealand, on the roll up into one group and the part sale of their interests to Anacacia Capital.  All Direct Group senior executives will remain in the group in their current roles.  As part of the transaction, Direct Group also acquired Andrew’s Refrigerated Transport which will expand on the Direct’s services into the refrigerated transportation services in the eastern seaboard.

Steven Humphries led the Walter Baden team and advised the principals of Direct Couriers in all aspects of the roll-up, part sale and acquisition of Andrew’s Refrigerated Transport.

Walter Baden advises on the restructure of the Australian operations of the Altra Motion group

Walter Baden is pleased to have advised on the merger of Altra Industrial Motions Australia and Svenborg Brakes (Australia) as part of restructuring the Australian operations of the Altra group. In November 2013, Altra Holdings, the holding company of Altra group, acquired shares in Svenborg Brakes A/S and S.B. Patent Holdings ApS, and this restructure now brings the Australian operations of Svenborg under Altra Motion Australia.