Joseph Newitt

Joseph Newitt

Joseph has particular expertise in domestic and cross border M&A, equity capital markets and corporate matters with a particular focus on the banking sector.

He has also acted on a number of hybrid security issuances for predominantly Australian banks and financial institutions and acts for these and a broader range of corporate clients on more general debt capital markets matters.

Recent transactions include advising:

  • Macquarie Bank Limited, London branch on its Tier 1 equity convertible securities capital raising
  • National Australia Bank on its funding of the bid by St Barbara Limited for Allied Gold Mining plc
  • ArcelorMittal on its joint bid with Peabody Energy for McArthur Coal Limited.


Legal insights

On 3 July 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation will take effect in the UK and across Europe, repealing and replacing the existing Market Abuse Directive.

23 May 2016

The UK Pre-Emption Group’s latest report highlights the continuing importance to investors of “pre-emption rights”, or rights of first refusal on new equity issues

11 May 2016

Developments in AGMs and Annual Reports for premium listed companies.

15 February 2016

Raising capital in Europe – the EC’s plans to cut red tape.

14 December 2015