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Jack McDonell

Jack McDonell

Senior Associate

Jack acts for financial sponsors, listed companies and founders on private treaty transactions.

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Experience

Jack works predominately with Damien Hazard and Clayton James to advise a number of Australia’s leading private equity funds on their investments.

Jack is actively involved in managing some of the firm’s key private equity client relationships. Jack has also undertaken a secondment as legal counsel at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and x15 ventures.

Prior to joining HSF, Jack spent a number of years at a global law firm advising on multi-jurisdictional private equity and M&A deals.

Jack’s experience includes acting for:

  • Bain Capital on its acquisition of Virgin Australia Group by way of a deed of company arrangement
  • Potentia Capital on its investments in Education Horizons Group and CompliSpace
  • The Growth Fund on its investments in Guest Group and Royan Group and related portfolio company matters
  • CIMIC/UGL on its acquisition of IAS Group
  • Management of Talent International in relation the sale and investment by Quintet

 

 

Background

Jack holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Macquarie University.

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