Leading private equity specialists Ricky Casali, Glen Sauer, Chris Allen and Andrew Hewson have joined our corporate group, while respected financing partners Stewart Robertson and John Mosley have joined the firm's banking and finance practice.

Our head of corporate Sandy Mak said of the appointments: "These partners add further strength to our market-leading corporate team. With such strong experience in the private equity sector, we are excited about the considerable value they will bring to our clients in this space."

Ricky Casali

Ricky is an experienced corporate lawyer and strategic advisor. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, with a main focus on advising many leading domestic and international private equity investment houses on buy-out, expansion capital and exit transactions as well as portfolio company bolt-ons, roll-ups and co-investments. His experience also includes acquisitions and disposals of infrastructure assets.

Glen Sauer

Glen advises Australian and international private equity, venture capital, special situations and alternative investment funds on their key investments and divestments across a wide range of industry and business sectors. He has worked on many cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, restructures and divestments.

Chris Allen

Chris specialises in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He regularly advises on general corporate, securities law, governance and foreign investment matters, with particular expertise in the healthcare, media, technology, consumer and education sectors.

Andrew Hewson

Andrew specialises in private mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on advising leading domestic private equity funds on their acquisitions and divestments. His experience also extends to advising family offices and venture capital funds on their investments across a range of industry sectors.

Stewart Robertson

Stewart is a leading specialist in acquisition, syndicated, corporate and structured corporate finance, advising on some of the largest and most complex acquisitions and corporate financings in the Australian market. He acts for non-bank lenders, senior bank syndicates, mezzanine lenders, underwriters, offshore purchasers and private equity funds on Australian and cross-border acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and general corporate finance.

John Mosley

John's expertise covers a wide range of the financial spectrum, including leveraged finance, acquisition finance, M&A finance, corporate finance, private equity, syndicated and bilateral loans. He has experience representing both borrowers and lenders, and has acted for non-bank lenders, senior bank syndicates, mezzanine lenders, underwriters, domestic and offshore purchasers and private equity funds on Australian and cross-border acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and general corporate finance.