Paul Brown is a partner in the Commercial Group specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate governance. Paul has extensive experience in the property, infrastructure and funds management industries. He regularly advises on corporate structuring (companies, trusts, managed investment schemes, stapled structures), joint ventures, securities regulations (Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules) and property and infrastructure projects.
In a legal career of over 30 years, Paul has worked as an in-house lawyer for five years and has a pragmatic and down-to-earth manner appreciated by his clients.
Paul is highly regarded for his expertise and experience and has been been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Corporate Law and Investment Funds.
Paul’s recent experience includes:
- Capital raisings for Ingenia Communities Group, Centuria Belmont Road Development Fund, ING Real Estate, Managed Accounts Holdings, Clearstate;
- Mergers and acquisitions for Lake Maintenance, Coach Inc, Charter Hall Direct, St Ives Group, Prime Media Group, Stockland Retirement Living, Newslink, Allied Mills, Lagardere Services, Liquor Marketing Group, Zhoushan Fanda Live Cattle;
- Property development projects for Capital Land Group, Canaan Capital, Winton Partners Capital, Option Group and a number of private property developers; and
- Funds management projects for Centuria 339 Military Road Fund, Stockland unlisted funds, Lantern Hotel Group, Charter Hall, Winton Partners Capital, DNZ Property Fund, AquAsia, Specialist Oncology Property.