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

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

Walter Baden congratulates RSK Environment Australia on acquiring a majority stake in Adenco, a Western Australian-based operator in the resources and construction industries.

Adenco specialises in mine site dewatering, water management and civil engineering services. RSK Environment Australia is the Australian holding company for UK-headquartered RSK Group Limited, a global leader in sustainable solutions in the environmental, engineering and technical services fields.

Walter Baden led legal due diligence and legal aspects of buy-side deal execution on the project alongside RSK’s local and UK in-house M&A teams, financial advisers BDO and tax advisers Pitcher Partners. This is Walter Baden’s fifth deal for RSK, having previously acted on its earlier acquisitions of EDP Consultants, Western Project Services, SJA Construction Services and Projence.

AFA acquires All Risk Protection

Walter Baden has acted for accident & health underwriter AFA Insurance on its acquisition of Sydney-based insurance broker, All Risk Protection. The team of Steven Humphries, Kien Ng and Laura Mullen assisted AFA with due diligence and documentation of the deal, which was transacted by way of acquisition of business assets. Walter Baden previously assisted AFA with a series of finance and capital management projects, most recently a selective buy-back of minority shareholdings.

Walter Baden advises RSK on the acquisition of Projence

Walter Baden congratulates RSK Environment Australia on its acquisition of all the shares in Projence, a NSW-based integrated project management firm.

RSK Environment Australia is the Australian holding company for RSK Group Limited, a global leader in sustainable solutions in the environmental, engineering and technical services field.

Walter Baden is delighted to have assisted with legal due diligence and buy-side deal execution on the project alongside RSK’s local and UK in-house M&A teams.

Walter Baden advises RSK on the acquisition of SJA Construction Services

Walter Baden is pleased to have advised RSK Environmental Australia on its acquisition of all the shares in SJA Construction Services, a leading provider of expert and advisory services, planning and programming, project management and quantity surveying in the construction industry.

RSK Environment Australia is the Australian holding company for UK-headquartered RSK Group Limited, a global leader in sustainable solutions in the environmental, engineering and technical services field.

Walter Baden led legal due diligence and buy-side deal execution on the project alongside RSK’s local and UK in-house M&A teams and financial and tax advisers, Pitcher Partners.

This is our third deal for RSK, having earlier acted on the acquisitions of EDP Consultants and Western Project Services.

Walter Baden advises ShawKwei & Partners on the acquisition of Rauxel

Walter Baden congratulates ShawKwei & Partners on the acquisition of all the shares in Rauxel, a leading Australian beauty and healthcare company specialising in the formulation and manufacture of beauty and healthcare products.  Rauxel now forms part of ShawKwei & Partners’ existing portfolio company, ICONS Beauty Group, a cosmetic and beauty group delivering innovative and sustainable product solutions to its customers. ShawKwei & Partners is a private equity group with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and San Francisco and investments across Asia, Europe, the USA and now Australia. The Walter Baden team of Steven Humphries and Kien Ng led legal due diligence, deal negotiation and closing.

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.