Brian Murphy specialises in fund and company mergers and acquisitions, structuring, establishment, reorganisation and IPOs in the real estate, infrastructure, agriculture and financial services sectors.
Brian also advises a number of ASX listed clients on governance and corporate head office matters including AGMs, employee share plans, DRPs and annual reports.
Brian's work highlights include:
- Private M&A: Numerous acquisitions for Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada (PSPIB) through investment funds, creating a diverse multi-billion dollar agriculture investment fund platform; Infrastructure consortium bids and acquisitions for PSPIB, Acquisition of Gunns Tasmanian Forestry assets by New Forests investment fund.
- Takeovers: PSPIB acquisition of Webster Ltd, Charter Hall consortium acquisition of Charter Hall Office REIT, Frasers bid for Australand, 360 Capital bid for Australian Industrial REIT, Peet bid for CIC Australia, Goodman acquisition of ING Industrial Fund, Stockland bid for GPT, Multiplex bid for Ronin.
- Wholesale fund establishment: Australand Wholesale Property Fund No. 1-6, Gresham Wholesale Property Fund 1-6, numerous agricultural and infrastructure funds for PSPIB.
- IPOs: Charter Hall Long WALE REIT, Australian Industrial REIT, Stapling of AWPF6 in Industria REIT IPO, Westfield Retail Trust, Multiplex Group, Australand Property Trust, Record Realty, Gresham Technology Investment Fund, BT Sydney Development Trust, Hills Motorway.