Stephen Minns is one of Australia's and the region's preeminent M&A lawyers. Stephen advises major Australian organisations on board and strategic issues as well as on M&A transactions. He was the Chairman, Australia of King & Wood Mallesons from 2013 to 2018.
Chambers & Partners praises Stephen "for his proactive approach, a client commenting: "He's a standout in thinking not just what we need to do today, or this week, but what is coming around the corner."
Stephen's work highlights include:
- Lynas: Proposed A$1.5bn acquisition by Wesfarmers; and A$425m accelerated entitlement offer.
- APA: Proposed A$13.5bn acquisition by CKI.
- Asciano: A$9.0bn competing proposed transactions with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, CPPIB, GIP and Qube.
- Telstra: Corporate and governance matters.