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Tom Hoare

Tom Hoare

Senior Associate

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

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Experience

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, management equity and W&I insurance.

Tom is actively involved in managing some of the firm’s key private equity client relationships. 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’s experience includes advising:

  • The Growth Fund on its investments in:
    • Guest Group
    • Fitness Passport
    • CareTrac
    • M&J Chickens
    • Black Mount Spring Water
    • Quantum Radiology
    • My Pet Warehouse
    • Askin Performance Panels
    • Soar Aviation
  • The Growth Fund on portfolio company matters including for Ekera Dental, Obex Medical, Best Friends Pets, CompassCorp, GoGet, Royans and PlanIt
  • Mercury Capital on the sale of Australian Animal Hospitals to Vet Partners
  • Mercury Capital on the sale of MessageMedia to Sinch
  • Archer Capital on the sale of Brownes Dairy to Shanghai Ground Food Tech 
  • Archer Capital on the sale of Craveable Brands to PAG Asia Capital
  • Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital on its refinance and subsequent sale of Xtralis to Honeywell
  • Pacific Equity Partners on its bid for Lion Dairy and Drinks
  • Potentia Capital on its acquisition of Education Horizons Group by way of unlisted takeover bid
  • Adamantem Capital on its acquisition of Zenitas Healthcare (with Liverpool Partners) by way of scheme of arrangement
  • 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 from Ferrovial
  • Ventia (and its shareholders CIMIC and Apollo) on the sale of APP Corporation
  • GreenMount Advisory on its investment from Ngāi Tahu Holdings
  • SoftBank on portfolio company matters 
  • Ansarada on its Series A capital raise
  • SafetyCulture on its Series B capital raise
  • GUD Holdings on its acquisition of ACAD from AMA Group
  • OPW on its acquisition of Liquip
  • Spark Infrastructure on its acquisition of Bomen Solar Farm from Renew Estate
  • Ennismore on its joint venture with Accor
  • Catalyst on the sale / IPO of Dusk

 

Background

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.