Steve Bonett

Steve has over 25 years’ experience in all areas of corporate and commercial law. His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions (including public company takeovers and private treaty acquisitions and joint venture investments), capital raising (including initial public offerings, placements and rights issues), trade practices, restructuring and general commercial advice.

Steve has also had over 20 years’ experience acting as a company director and chairman for public, private and not for profit companies, including Exact Contracting Group, Precision Group of Companies, Terramin Australia Ltd, Menninnie Metals Ltd and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Foundation.


Steve’s experience includes advising:

  • Colonial First State Global Asset Management in relation to its acquisition of Water Utilities Australia;
  • Archer Group, a HK Fund, in relation to its acquisition of several agricultural properties in Australia;
  • Tindo Solar in relation to its disposal of its Australian business;
  • Centrex Metals Ltd in relation to its acquisition of the Ardmore phosphate project from Incitec Pivot Ltd;
  • Exact Contracting Group in relation to its finance restructure and all contracting arrangements;
  • Marubeni Corporation for the diversified Japanese trading company in relation to its investment in the Adelaide-based Osmoflo Group;
  • Monash Station in relation to its proposed solar, horticulture and water infrastructure investment in the Riverland;
  • Fitch Family in relation to its divestment of the Golden Grove Shopping Centre to Challenger Investments Ltd;
  • Hills Ltd in relation to its debt finance, acquisitions and divestments, investments and joint ventures;
  • Palladio Property Group in relation to its multilevel apartment project in Adelaide CBD;
  • Inheritance Capital Asset Management Fund in relation to its acquisition and development of its commercial property holdings;
  • National Infrastructure Service provider in relation to its proposed amalgamation with a global provider;
  • Big4 Holiday Parks in relation to its acquisition, disposal and development transactions; and
  • Message Bureau in relation to its joint venture arrangements with Solstice Media.

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