Amanda Isouard


Sydney, Australia

Amanda specialises in advising on equity capital markets transactions and securities law matters.  She regularly advises both issuers and lead managers on equity capital raisings, as well as clients on both public and private M&A transactions. Amanda is well known in the market as a go-to for equity capital markets transactions.  Amanda is also recognised as a “Rising Star” for equity capital markets in The Legal 500 and the IFLR1000.

Amanda’s work highlights include:

  • The Star capital raising:  acting for The Star on its major 2023 capital raising 
  • Advising issuers on IPOs and ASX-listings of Medibank, QR National (now Aurizon), Latitude, Harmoney, KKR Credit Income Fund, Investec Australia Property Fund and Bingo Industries
  • Advising issuers on secondary raisings, including for Qantas, Macquarie, EBOS, AMP, Jervois, Regis Resources, Dexus, Abacus, Super Retail, Atlas Arteria, Flight Centre, oOh!media, amaysim and Investec Australia Property Fund
  • Advising the joint lead managers on IPOs and ASX-listings of PEXA, Dalrymple Bay Infrastructure, Peter Warren, Adore Beauty, Nine Entertainment and Aston Resources
  • Advising the joint lead managers on secondary raisings for Sydney Airports, IOOF, Lendlease, Oil Search, Auckland Airport, Woodside, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank, Worley, Nufarm, Santos, Origin and AGL
  • Advising Woodside on its acquisition of BHP Petroleum, share issue to BHP shareholders and listings on NYSE and LSE
  • Advising on change of control transactions, including in relation to Investa Office Fund, Fairfax, Wotif, Commonwealth Property Office Fund, Macarthur Coal and CIC Australia
  • Advising on private sales and acquisitions, including for investment banks, corporates and private equity firms