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Wisewould Mahony Lawyers

Office Address
Level 8
419 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Postal Address
PO Box 239
Collins Street West
Melbourne VIC 8007
DX 470

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

We get the deal done... with you.

The Wisewould Mahony Merger and Acquisitions Practice has a simple philosophy: we speak your language and seek to build strong and long-term relationships with our clients because we understand that the most important issue for businesses when undertaking a transaction is their ability to get the deal done.

Personal Service

The Wisewould Mahony M&A team takes a different approach to others.

Our focus is firstly and foremost on you, the client. The focal point is on the business owner, not just their business.

Our lawyers do not believe in screening phone calls or leaving our clients in the dark. We stay directly involved with our matters and develop personal relationships with our clients.


Our fees reflect only the value we bring.

As a progressive mid-sized Melbourne law firm, Wisewould Mahony is able to offer a unique service to Victorian and national clients - we are large enough to provide detailed and specialist business advice, yet small enough to be accessible, responsive and cost effective.

Delivery & Legal Excellence

We're on time.

At Wisewould Mahony, we help our clients to get the deal done by providing decisive advice, pragmatic solutions and doing the hard work whilst always involving you in the process.

The Wisewould Mahony Merger and Acquisition team is highly experienced in conducting complex and varied transactions. We have put together a team of dedicated advisers with the right mix of commercial knowledge, experience and specialised legal skills.

This ensures that we can deliver a successful outcome for our clients on time.

Our Clients

All of our clients are of equal importance.

We provide a legal service of consistent excellence to SMEs, private companies, family businesses, smaller public corporations, incorporated associations, not for profit organisations, joint ventures, partnerships, directors and shareholders across a broad range of industries.

The Wisewould Mahony Merger and Acquisitions team has skills and experience in transactions ranging from the small up to $150 million.

Diverse Industry Experience

Our experience covers a wide range of industries including publishing, media & entertainment, logistics and transport, motor vehicle industry, manufacturing, telecommunications, information technology, financial services, education, aeronautical, property, health, pharmacy, advertising, hospitality and retail business.

Expertise and Experience

We know what we're doing because we've done it before!

We have intense pride in our legal knowledge and ability. Our M&A team has particular expertise and experience in:

  • acquisitions and sales of corporations and businesses:
    • asset, businesses and share sale
    • vendors and purchasers
    • transactional advice
    • negotiations and confidentiality
    • due diligence procedures
    • contractual documentation
  • structure and restructure:
    • mergers, takeovers and joint ventures
    • management buy-out
    • proprietary and public companies
    • incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures
    • partnerships
    • incorporated associations
    • public floats
    • capital raising
  • the issues relevant to your transaction:
    • competition and trade practices issues
    • stock exchange listing rules
    • corporations act & corporate governance
    • taxation issues
    • maximising shareholder value
    • employment law issues
    • restraint of trade
    • licensing and permits
    • intellectual property
    • warranties
    • equipment leasing and hire/purchase agreements
    • business contracts
    • distribution and agency matters
    • property leasing
    • franchising
    • liquor licensing

Our Services

The Wisewould Mahony Merger and Acquisition Practice combine the resources of the firm to make sure that nothing is left to chance.

Wisewould Mahony offers clients a range of services which compliment the specific needs of their transaction including:

  • employment and workplace relations
  • trade practices act
  • taxation advice
  • franchising and distribution
  • intellectual property
  • strategic corporate and commercial advice
  • Australian financial services
  • insolvency and reconstruction advice
  • venture capital and private equity
  • lending arrangements and securities
  • fundraising
  • property, mortgages and retail leasing
  • advertising
  • asset structure and estate planning
  • wills and probate
  • environment and planning

Progressive & Results Driven

The Wisewould Mahony Merger and Acquisition team is focussed on results - on facilitating, not hampering, the deal. Our attitude is hands on and "can do".

Our hourly rates are highly competitive and work is performed by the lawyer best able to perform each task cost effectively and withexcellence.

Wisewould Mahony is a firm which encourages progressive thinking, both from our lawyers and our clients. The Wisewould Mahony way is straightforward, sensible and real, imparted by people who want to deal on the same level with clients who are their friends and associates and mutually interested in the venture being undertaken.

We work closely with clients to understand their business so that the legal services we provide to our clients are practical and valuable and assist clients to achieve their goals.

Please contact Adam Rich, coordinating Partner of our M&A team for further information.