Executive Director, Perth
Michael joined Gresham in 2006, working in both the Perth and Sydney offices.
Michael has experience advising across a range of corporate activities and strategic initiatives, including buy-side and sell-side, public and private, equity capital markets and capital management transactions. This includes advising clients across industries such as the retail, media, industrial, financial services, resources and energy sectors.
Notable transaction experience includes acting for Wesfarmers in the divestment of its Insurance businesses, its acquisition of Coles and two major equity capital raisings; Woodside Oil Search and Shell sell-down; Platinum Equity in its acquisition of 70% of Sensis from Telstra; Zip Industries in the acquisition of a majority interest by Quadrant Private Equity; Clough in the acquisition of minority interests by majority shareholder Murray & Roberts Group; Telstra in its negotiation with the Australian Government in relation to the NBN; BHP Billiton in its divestment of Yabulu Nickel Refinery; and WA News in the divestment of its interest in Hoyts.
Before commencing with Gresham, Michael was employed by Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) as a lawyer in the Mergers and Acquisitions team.
Michael graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2003 with a Bachelor of Laws (Distinction) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance majors). Michael also holds a FINSIA Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.
Tel: +61 8 9486 7077
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