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HWL Ebsworth acts for Centuria on the $381 million acquisition of two office properties and associated capital raisings

HWL Ebsworth has advised Centuria on the acquisition of two office properties in fringe CBD locations across Sydney and Perth for $381 million and on the associated capital raisings of $100 million by Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) and $273 million by Centuria Metropolitan REIT (ASX: CMA). Partners James Lonie and Grant Hummel led the … Read more


HWL Ebsworth acts for AXA Investment Managers in acquisition of 44% interest in the Australian Diversified Healthcare Fund

HWL Ebsworth acted for AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) in its acquisition of 44% interest in the Australian Diversified Healthcare Fund (ADHF). Following completion, AXA IM holds 44% of ADHF, the UK-based property business Grosvenor Group holds 50% of ADHF and Centuria’s newly acquired fund manager Centuria Heathley holds 6%. The parties are aiming to create … Read more


HWL Ebsworth acts for Property NSW on the lease of 231 Elizabeth Street with Charter Hall

HWL Ebsworth has acted for Property NSW in relation to the 12-year tender secured by Charter Hall’s Prime Office Fund, which will see a number of NSW government departments and 2,000 workers move office to the 231 Elizabeth Street address. The Government will lease 13-storeys from the 15-story office tower, commencing in May 2020. This … Read more


HWL Ebsworth Government Lawyers’ Conference

   HWL Ebsworth was pleased to engage with almost a hundred public sector legal professionals at its recent Government Lawyers’ Conference. This seminar series, which is presented by HWL Ebsworth twice a year in both Melbourne and Geelong, focuses on current topics of importance for government lawyers in today’s legal and political landscape. This month, … Read more


HWL Ebsworth and Bellanhouse to combine forces in Western Australia

Australia’s largest legal partnership HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and premier independent Western Australian law firm Bellanhouse Lawyers have announced they will combine their operations from November 2019. Bellanhouse is a boutique Western Australian corporate law firm specialising in Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions. Since its establishment in 2013, Bellanhouse has had significant success by concentrating … Read more