HWL Ebsworth acts for Tony White Group on part of its $107 million purchase of Kloster Motor Group

08 November 2019

HWL Ebsworth acted for Tony White Group (TWG) on the purchase of business assets of Kloster Motor Group (KMG) from A.P. Eagers Limited in a deal which saw TWG acquire business and real property assets totalling $107 million. KMG operates dealerships across Newcastle, Cardiff and Maitland across three different dealership badges, which generate in total $420 million annually and employs 410 people.

The HWL Ebsworth team was led by Maria Townsend, Partner, Alex Beagley, Associate and Amy Campbell, Associate.

Maria Townsend commented:

“This is a significant transaction for the automotive industry, which will present exciting opportunities for the future of all parties involved. It has been a great experience and pleasure to help them achieve a great outcome.”

Note to Editors:

HWL Ebsworth is the largest legal partnership in Australia according to the most recent partnership surveys published by The Australian and the Australian Financial Review and is the only commercial law firm with an office in every Australian State and Territory.

The firm comprises 1,353 staff including 259 Partners, 728 other legal staff and 366 support staff across offices in nine locations – Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Hobart, Norwest (North West Sydney), Perth and Sydney.

HWL Ebsworth is an independent, nationally integrated, full service commercial law firm, providing tailored and commercially oriented legal services.

HWL Ebsworth operates a different business model to the other leading national law practices, and this allows us to offer unrivalled value for money without compromising quality and service. Our low ratio of solicitors to partners ensures that our clients receive optimal access to partner resources for all matters.

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Russell Mailler, National Marketing Manager (03) 8644 3569 or rmailler@hwle.com.au

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