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Tom Hoare

Tom Hoare

Senior Associate

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



Tom works predominantly with Damien Hazard, one of Australia’s leading private equity and private M&A lawyers.

Tom advises a range of Australian and international clients on leveraged acquisitions, disposals, restructures, capital raisings, joint ventures and W&I insurance.

Tom has also undertaken a secondment as legal counsel at Archer Capital, a leading Australian private equity firm. Prior to joining the firm, Tom worked for a number of years at the Macquarie Group.

Tom is actively involved in managing some of the firm’s key private equity client relationships. Tom also runs regular training for a number of the firm’s private equity clients and their teams.

Tom’s experience includes advising:

  • The Growth Fund on its investments in My Pet Warehouse, Guest Group, Fitness Passport, CareTrac, M&J Chickens, Black Mount Spring Water, Quantum Radiology, Soar Aviation and Askin Performance Panels
  • Mercury Capital on the sale of Australian Animal Hospitals to Vet Partners
  • Archer Capital on the sale of Brownes Dairy to Shanghai Ground Food Tech and Craveable Brands to PAG Asia Capital
  • Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital on the sale of Xtralis to Honeywell
  • Adamantem Capital on its acquisition of Zenitas Healthcare (with Liverpool Partners) by way of scheme of arrangement
  • Potentia Capital on its acquisition of Education Horizons Group by way of unlisted takeover bid
  • GenesisCare on its investment from KKR
  • CIMIC on the sale of Leighton and Thiess Services and the creation of the Ventia joint venture with Apollo Global Management
  • Ventia (and its shareholders CIMIC and Apollo) on the acquisition of Broadspectrum
  • Ansarada on its Series A capital raise
  • SafetyCulture on its Series B capital raise



Tom holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Industrial Relations) from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Technology Sydney.