We have successfully advised a number of public and private companies in respect of acquisitions and divestments, including:

  • share sale agreements
  • business sales/purchases
  • takeovers via takeover bids
  • schemes of arrangements
  • takeover strategies
  • due diligence assessments & due diligence processes
  • backdoor listings.

Recent transactions include advising:

  • S2Net Limited on the sale of its Fastwire business division to Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei.
  • Somerton Energy Limited on its recommended merger via off-market takeover with Cooper Energy Limited.
  • Kidman Resources Limited on the acquisition of its Burbanks Gold Mine, Barrow Creek and Browns Reef project.
  • OMI Holdings Limited on its acquisition of iSentric Sdn Bhd

In addition to our extensive experience in Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions, GrilloHiggins offers a broad range of corporate and commercial advice:

  • shareholder agreements and advice on shareholder’s rights
  • company formation and structural advice
  • trust establishment
  • partnership agreements
  • joint ventures
  • franchising
  • succession planning
  • corporate governance reviews & director’s duties advice
  • company board composition
  • company secretarial support

We provide corporate advice to the health industry ranging from medical centres and pathology companies to individual health practitioners. We advise on corporate practice structures tailored to health professional and with our detailed knowledge of the health industry are able to offer a broad range of corporate services, including:

  • Medical practice set-up and structuring
  • Service agreements and associateships
  • Health records advice
  • Competition advice

Our team advises a number of public and private SMEs in respect of their capital market requirements, including:

  • IPOs
  • ASX listing rules advice
  • rights issues
  • reverse takeover/backdoor listing
  • share buy-backs
  • continuous disclosure advice
  • corporate governance requirements
  • takeovers and takeover strategy
  • debt and equity funding
  • due diligence assessments and due diligence processes
  • advice on prospectus liability

Recent transactions our team have advised on include:

  • an institutional placement and Share Purchase Plan for Hansen Technologies Limited
  • an institutional placement and Share Purchase Plan for Mint Payments Limited
  • acting for Heemskirk Consolidated Limited in relation to a US$40 million secured loan facility and $5 million private placement and renounceable rights issue
  • acting for Heemskirk Consolidated Limited in relation to its December 2015 AU$10m renouncebale rights issue that facilitated entry into its construction contract for its Moberly Frac Sand Project in British Columbia, Canada in February 2016

GrilIoHiggins act for a range of public and private energy & resources clients, including junior explorers in the mining and oil & gas industries, to producers and investors.

Garrick Higgins is currently Chairman of an ASX listing copper and industrial sands explorer, Kidman Resources Limited and Alfonso Grillo is Company Secretary of central Victorian gold explorer, Nagambie Mining Limited.

Our recent transactions include advising:

  • Kidman Resources Limited on its acquisition of the Burbank Gold Mine, Barrow Creek and Browns Reef project
  • Somerton Energy Limited on its merger with Cooper Energy Limited
  • Heemskirk Consolidated Limited in relation to construction contract documentation for its Moberly Frac Sand Project in British Columbia, Canada and its AU$15m equity finance and US$40m debit facility
  • Heemskirk Consolidated Limited in relation to the Moberly Frac Sand Project and its financing

GrilloHiggins can assist in the commercialisation and protection of your valuable intellectual property. We advise a number of public and private companies on IP protection, commercialisation and enforcement, including:

  • Software licensing
  • Film financing, production and publishing advice
  • Confidentiality arrangements
  • Trade mark registration management and protection
  • Copyright protection and enforcement
  • Defamation advice

GrilloHiggins can provide the whole spectrum of property advice from simple conveyancing through to complex property matters. The structures utilized in property acquisitions can be crucial, ranging from joint ventures to discretionary or unit trusts. Pre-transaction advice is essential to ensure that our clients’ interests are adequately protected through the entire lifespan of the investment. Services include:

  • Conveyancing
  • Commercial leasing
  • Subdivisions
  • Construction and Project Contracts
  • Security

GrilloHiggins offers special rates and flexible payment opportunities for pre-qualified start-ups. We can offer you fixed price packages in relation to common start-up requirements, such as company or trust incorporation, IP protection, Shareholders Agreements. Best of all your work will be performed in-house by fully qualified legal staff, who you can speak to directly.