Joshua Walsh is an associate in our Corporate Practice Group. He advises clients on a broad range of international and domestic corporate and commercial matters in the public and private spheres.

    Joshua has experience in a wide range of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, banking and finance and restructuring and insolvency. Joshua has also conducted a wide range of sale transactions, from distressed acquisitions in the insolvency space to bid acquisitions leading into initial public offerings on reputable stock exchanges.

    Joshua also has experience in a plethora of general corporate advisory matters, including coordinating due diligence investigations, reviewing and revising contracts and negotiating various other types of commercial agreements.

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    Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Acted for Metals Acquisition Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Glencore’s “CSA” mine in New South Wales for a total purchase price of circa US$1.1 billion.
    • Advised Sezzle Inc. (ASX:SZL) on its merger with Zip Co for AU$491 million.
    • Advised the Altrad Group on its acquisition of Valmec Limited (ASX:VMX) for AU$52 million by way of a scheme of arrangement.
    • Acted for YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of Yangang (Hong Kong) Co., Limited) in relation to its acquisition of 9.9% of Sheffield Resources Limited (ASX:SFX) for AU$14 million and its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project for AU$131 million.
    • Advised on the purchase of the business and assets of Midland Brick from the Boral Group for circa AU$80 million.
    • Advised Racing and Wagering Western Australia in respect of the privatisation aspects of the Western Australian TAB.
    • Acted for Pitcher Partners in relation to its administration of a service and maintenance company by way of a share sale and a deed of company arrangement.
    • Acted for the Warburton Group in respect of the sale of substantial land parcels to the Stockland Group.
    • Acted for Supercharge Batteries in relation to its acquisition of the Lion Batteries Group.
    • Advised an Australian public company in relation to its scrip bid and drafted bid documentation in relation to a friendly takeover bid.

    Equity Capital Markets

    • Advised Lithium Energy Limited (ASX:LEL) on its AU$9 million initial public offer and listing on the ASX.
    • Advised Vmoto Limited (ASX:VMX) on its subscription and put and call arrangements with Italian distribution partners.
    • Advised AHP Group Limited (SSX:88A) on its listing on the Sydney Stock Exchange.
    • Advised Soon Mining Limited (ASX:SMG) on its ASX recompliance issues and general corporate governance.

    Banking and Finance

    • Advised Macquarie Group on PPSR and security arrangements in connection with a floating production system joint venture arrangement with Santos.
    • Advised Strike Resources Limited (ASX:SRK) on its prepayment funding arrangements and offtake for its Paulsens East Iron Project.
    • Advised the M Group in relation to its project financing for the development of a Quest hotel in Western Australia.
    • Advised a Western Australian private company in respect of a suite of aircraft finance documents and Cape Town Convention security interest registrations.

    Corporate Advisory

    • Advised Ferrari’s general counsel in relation to aspects of Ferrari’s proposed “Mission Winnow” advertising campaign on its Formula 1 cars in the 2019 Australian Grand Prix.
    • Advised the Youthcare Group regarding revisions to its rules of association.
    • Advised YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of Yangang (Hong Kong) Co Ltd.) on its Foreign Investment Review Board application in connection with its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project.

    Education

    • College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2018
    • Murdoch University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2017

    Admissions

    • Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2018
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