Recent Transactions

Proven Success

A selection of recent projects can be found here. If you’d like to learn more about these, or see more case studies in any area of law we specialise in, please get in touch.

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Proceedings for Declarations with Respect to an Expert Determination

Kardos Scanlan commenced proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW including acting for the developer in responding to claim under SOPA

Software & IT

Corporate Counsel to Renewtrak

Kardos Scanlan act as corporate counsel to Renewtrak

Software & IT

AlphaBeta Strategy and Economics: Sale to Accenture

Kardos Scanlan acted as corporate counsel to AlphaBeta and its shareholders

Technology

Corporate Counsel to Complispace

Kardos Scanlan act as corporate counsel including on CompliSpace’s recent sell down to Potentia Capital

Finance and Insurance

Ironbark Asset Management

Kardos Scanlan acts for the Ironbark group of companies in relation to fund raising and various investment and acquisition opportunities

Banking and Finance

Centaur Property Funds Management

Kardos Scanlan has acted on more than 100 property financing transactions for Centaur

Private Equity

Bridgeport Capital

Kardos Scanlan has acted for Bridgeport Capital in relation to its investment in and exit from a number of portfolio companies

Private Equity

Fulcrum Capital Partners

Kardos Scanlan has acted for Fulcrum Capital Partners in relation to the restructure and liquidation of Sphere Healthcare

Private Equity

North Ridge Partners

Kardos Scanlan has acted for Northridge Partners in relation to its investment in and exit from various portfolio companies

Funds Management

Spire Capital

Kardos Scanlan has acted for Spire Capital in relation to a number of onshore and offshore investment funds

Food/Agriculture/Environmental

Recovery of Damages Against a Government Organisation in Relation to Water Rights

Kardos Scanlan commenced proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW on behalf of the water rights holders

Retail/Consumer Products

Default Judgment issued on an Improper Basis for an amount approaching $1,000,000

Kardos Scanlan were retained to obtain an injunction against the enforcement of that judgment, file an application to set aside the default judgment and defend or otherwise negotiate an acceptable outcome.
Within 2 days, we had successfully restrained the enforcement of the judgment and shortly thereafter, had negotiated a commercial settlement

Finance and Insurance

Commercial and Transactional Matters for Boab Capital

Kardos Scanlan acts on transaction and commercial matters for Boab Capital Group

Retail/Consumer Products

Ongoing Complex Advisory

Kardos Scanlan provide ongoing governance and corporations law advice to a public private company which is a substantial land holder

Construction

Acting for a Property Owner Against a Receiver

Kardos Scanlan were retained to attempt to negotiate with lenders and the receivers to retire the receiver and in the process were required to obtain injunctions which we did successfully twice even though those applications were vigorously opposed by the receivers

Acting for a Minority Shareholder in an Oppression Suit

Kardos Scanlan acts for the minority shareholder in Supreme Court proceedings for oppression, ascertaining value of shares and other assets, complex negotiations and tax structuring of the settlement

Proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW and Court of Appeal

Kardos Scanlan commenced proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW and Court of Appeal where the registered proprietor authorised his relation to conduct all steps related to substantial residential building works, including obtaining all council approvals and collecting all proceeds of sale.
The purchaser of the completed development claimed that the relation that undertook the work committed fraud. The registered proprietor who was ultimately found to have done nothing untoward through his actions

Sport

Drafting No-Fault Stand Down Rule

Kardos Scanlan advised the NRL and drafted the relevant Rule

Sport

Federal Court Proceedings for Restraint of Trade – NRL ats De Belin

Kardos Scanlan acted for NRL in defending Federal Court claim for restraint of trade

Sport

Supreme Court Proceedings Concerning Liquidator Examination Summons – In the Matter of Newheadspace Pty Limited (in liq)

Kardos Scanlan acted for NRL in setting aside as an abuse of process examination summonses issued to its executives

Sport

Confidential Disciplinary Investigation – National Sporting Federation

Kardos Scanlan prepared the brief for independent investigators and advised the board on disciplinary action

Sport

Commercial Restructure – National Sporting Federation

Kardos Scanlan advised a not for profit National Sporting Federation on competition separation issues

Sport

Merger of Two Not for Profit State Sporting Federations

Kardos Scanlan acted on merger discussions and advising and acting on merger documentation and meetings

Sport

Anti-Doping Proceedings

Kardos Scanlan acted for National Sporting Federation in Anti-Doping proceedings for professional athlete

Finance and Insurance

Ellerston Capital

Kardos Scanlan has acted for Ellerston Capital on a range of strategic investment opportunities

Energy and resources

Sale of Rincon’s Australian and Singaporean engineering services businesses

Kardos Scanlan acted for Rincon on the divestment

Technology

Debt and Equity Capital Raising

Kardos Scanlan acted for Rezdy on the capital raising

Food/Agriculture/Environmental

Purchase by Canadian Pension Fund, PSP, of Stahmann Farms

Kardos Scanlan acted as sell side counsel to Stahmann Farms

Retail/Consumer Products

Sale of Shareholding in Think Spirits Australia to Amber Beverage Group

Kardos Scanlan acted for the owner of Think Spirits Australia

Finance and Insurance

Shareholders arrangements and capital raising

Kardos Scanlan acted on the establishment of Ratesetter, its shareholders arrangements and various capital raisings. Kardos Scanlan also act on commercial matters

Professional Services

General corporate and commercial counsel to Employsure

Kardos Scanlan acts as general corporate and commercial counsel, advises on negotiation of shareholder arrangements and advising on capital raising

Medical

Sale of Optimized Ortho to UK based Corin Group

Kardos Scanlan acted as corporate counsel from incorporation of Optimized Ortho for all commercial matters until its sale to UK based Corin Group

Aviation

Purchase by Canadian Pension Fund, OPT, of Aviator Group

Kardos Scanlan acted as counsel to Aviator Group on sale to Canadian Pension Fund, OPT

Energy and resources

Sale of Australian battery business to Supercharge Group

Kardos Scanlan acted on behalf of the Seller

High End Fashion

Restructure and Sale of Lisa Ho Business

Restructure and Sale

Kardos Scanlan advised in relation to the restructure and acted on behalf of the seller

Food/Agriculture/Environmental

Pre-acquisition & Restructure of Red Lea Chickens

Acquisition of Business

Kardos Scanlan advised an overseas buyer on the acquisition of the business and operating assets of Red Lea Chickens. The operating assets included over $60 million worth of commercial, industrial and farming properties

Technology

Sale of CloudTrek to Deloitte

Kardos Scanlan acted as advisors to the vendors

Retail/Consumer Products

Restructure and Capital Raising by News Limited

Kardos Scanlan acted on behalf of One Big Switch in relation to a various M&A and fund raising matters including placement to News Limited

Medical

Corporate Counsel to 360 Knee Systems

Kardos Scanlan act as corporate counsel to 360 Knee Systems including in relation to capital and commercial activities with BUPA Healthcare and DePuy Synthes

Medical

Various Private Equity Investment and Acquisitions

Kardos Scananlan advised and acted for Global Orthopaedic Technologies in relation to various acquisitions and investments

Software & IT

Blue Ocean Monitoring Limited

Kardos Scanlan acted for Blue Ocean Monitoring in relation to it’s group structuring and various capital raisings

Food/Agriculture/Environmental

Ongoing Acquisition of Farm Sites and Associated Water Interests

Kardos Scanlan acts for Stahmann Farms on acquisitions and development matters, as well as all aspects of corporate and commercial operations

Commercial Property

Sale and Lease-back of Industrial Land in Western Sydney (value: $25-$30M)

Kardos Scanlan prepared the term sheet, sale contract, disclosure documents, lease agreement and acted on all negotiations from pre-sale to exchange of contracts and through to settlement

Commercial Property

Put & Call Option Agreement for the Acquisition of a Development Site (value: $10-$15M)

Preparing Put & Call Agreements, negotiating sale contract and other side agreements, undertaking due diligence and acting on exchange/completion of the Put & Call Agreement

Commercial Property

Office lease for 1,000m2+ involving Complicated Incentive and Fitout Arrangements

Kardos Scanlan advised on the term sheet and negotiating of the office lease and side deeds with top 3 REIT
Associated surrender of lease agreement for exit premises

Commercial Property

Property Due Diligence Associated with Automotive Group’s Commercial Business Acquisition

Kardos Scanlan reviewed and advised on numerous lease documents, side agreements and other property disclosure documents (including environmental reports) as well as negotiating lease extensions and make good releases

Travel & leisure

Concierge Travel Group: Sale to Reed & Mackay

Kardos Scanlan acted for the four sellers in relation to the sale to Reed & Mackay

Software & IT

EFEX Group

Kardos Scanlan has acted for the EFEX group of companies in relation to it’s joint venture with Flexigroup Limited and various business acquisitions