10 August 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Powering Australian Renewables’ financiers on the NZ$3.07 billion acquisition of Tilt Renewables
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the financiers to Powering Australian Renewables (PowAR) in relation to its acquisition of Tilt Renewables Ltd (ASX: TLT) in partnership with Mercury NZ Limited. The NZ$3.07 billion acquisition of Tilt completed as a scheme of arrangement on 3 August 2021 and...
21 July 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills partner Peter Dunne joins client SafetyCulture
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that Sydney partner Peter Dunne is today joining long-term client SafetyCulture as VP Corporate Development and General Counsel in a part-time capacity. Peter, who continues to work in Herbert Smith Freehills’ market-leading Venture Capital practice, is one of...
09 July 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Advises Joint Lead Managers on ANZ’s A$1.5 billion Capital Notes 6 Offer
Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have advised the Joint Lead Managers of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited’s ( ANZ ) offer of ANZ Capital Notes 6 ( Notes ). The offer also involved a reinvestment offer under which holders of ANZ Capital Notes 1 were able to apply to sell some or...
07 July 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Coronado Global Resources Inc. on its A$132 million Entitlement Offer
Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised Coronado Global Resources Inc. ( Coronado ) on its US$100 million (A$132 million) capital raising by way of an underwritten accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer ( Entitlement Offer ).
07 July 2021
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ON REFINANCING OF SYDNEY LIGHT RAIL AND EARLY CONDITIONAL DEBT PAY DOWN
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ALTRAC Light Rail Partnership, Aware Super, John Laing and Acciona on the close to A$700 million debt refinancing and early conditional debt pay down ( CDPD ) of the Sydney Light Rail project.
21 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills named Law Firm of the Year at Australasian Law Awards
Herbert Smith Freehills’ unrelenting focus on its clients and people has been recognised at the 2021 Australasian Law Awards, with the firm and its people winning a number of prestigious accolades, including Law Firm of the Year (>500 Lawyers), Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 Employees) and...
15 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills venture capital team supports Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% is a global movement for entrepreneurs, companies, investors and others to engage in philanthropy through pledges of equity, profit, product and/or time. Atlassian, a co-founder of Pledge 1% in 2014, has worked to bring Pledge 1% to the Australian founder and investor community.
10 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises New Energy Solar on the sale of its Australian solar farms
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised New Energy Solar Limited (ASX:NEW) on the sale of the Beryl and Manildra solar farms to Banpu Energy. The combined gross asset value of the sale is A$288 million, with equity proceeds to New Energy Solar of A$105.4 million.
10 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Blueleaf Energy on 1.25GW solar partnership in the Philippines
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Blueleaf Energy, a portfolio company of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, on its partnership with SunAsia to develop 1.25GW of solar projects in the Philippines.
10 June 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Worley on issue of sustainability-linked bond
Herbert Smith Freehills has acted as Australian counsel to Worley Limited on the issue of €500,000,000 sustainability-linked notes under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme. The SLB is Worley’s inaugural issuance in the public capital markets and is also the first public SLB by an Australian...