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Gresham’s team of over 60 executives benefits from our many years of collective commercial experience.

Gresham Partners

Lauren Magraith
General Counsel and Chief Business Officer, Sydney

Gresham Partners

Lauren joined Gresham in 2019 and is General Counsel and Chief Business Officer.

Prior to joining Gresham, Lauren was a partner in the corporate markets practice of global law firm Baker McKenzie (2015-2019) and has also worked in leading transactional practices at Herbert Smith Freehills (2012-2015) and King & Wood Mallesons (1999-2004).  Lauren has extensive investment banking experience, having held the roles of associate general counsel of J.P. Morgan Chase, and Executive Counsel in J.P. Morgan’s equity capital markets team (2004-2012).  Throughout her career, Lauren has acted on a wide variety of corporate finance, capital markets and public and private M&A transactions for a broad range of domestic and international clients.  Notable transactions include advising Mantra Group on their A$1.2 billion takeover by Accor Hotels, the underwriters of the equity funding component of Qube Holding's A$9 billion takeover bid for Asciano Limited, Emeco Holdings on it’s A$686 million global restructure, recapitalisation and mergers, the underwriters of Link Group’s A$883 million entitlement offer to fund the A$1.5 billion acquisition of Capital Asset Services, the Australian Government on the A$5.679 billion IPO of Medibank Private, and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$3 billion sale of PERLS VII capital notes as well as its buy-back of PERLS V.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class I) from the University of Sydney and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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