Our leading Gold Coast corporate and commercial division is the centrepiece of our legal business model. We cover the spectrum of trade practice law for corporations ranging from transactions and governance to regulatory law and M&A.
A Ramsden lawyer approaches transactional, governance and regulatory work with a fresh and progressive temperament to deliver innovative solutions and meet client expectations. Our corporate lawyers pride themselves on understanding your business and the industries in which you engage as governed by legislation. We tailor our robust strategic advice directly to the needs of your business and provide transaction advice in the broader context of industry climates.
Our law firm provides access to lawyers and advisors with specialist expertise and a comprehensive portfolio from sectors including banking and finance (particularly securities), energy and resources, agribusiness, childcare, veterinary clinics, the automotive industry, dentistry, technology and construction and building services. We distinguish ourselves from other firms through an intimate understanding of the corporate sector and the general requirements of ASX listed companies.
We are experienced in dealings with financial services companies, residential and commercial property developments. We have provided advisory services to company executives and management on key obligations and corporate governance requirements as well as debt and equity capital fund raising. Our Gold Coast team also has expertise in investment and financial services advice and a wide variety of transactional work ranging from private company acquisitions to corporate restructuring.
Our corporate team have advised individuals and entities (whether they are market leaders or simply a shareholder) on logistics, detailed professional advisory services on mergers, equity raises, structuring, shareholder rights, obligations and mergers typically reserved for top-tier firms. Our solicitors have acted for and dealt professionally with other solicitors all across Queensland (including Brisbane) as well as in NSW, WA and Victoria (particularly Sydney, Perth and Melbourne).
In addition to guiding you through any prospective merger, we can provide the decisions only experts are qualified to contemplate as well as establishing the documents that manage and govern your organisation in accordance with
your objectives and that the business planning your undertake is reflected in the contracts we form and the outcomes we generate.
We have advised on large client projects and property developments, including joint ventures with foreign corporations, establishing a large offshore fund for transactions with international corporations in Asia as well as acting as general counsel for large AFSL entities including large property trusts and aggregations. We also have experience with OTC listed entities, IPO preparations, prospectus building and transactional work with multinationals in the US, Europe and Asia.
Our corporate lawyers have built a reputation in Queensland as innovators within the profession with experience in the renewable energy sector, particularly in the areas of development, ownership and waste-to-energy conversion projects. Our corporate practice prides itself on completing a complex transaction with innovative legal concepts. We also make use of leading edge technology, such as our Virtual In-house Counsel which provides our clients all the benefits of an in-house legal team at a fraction of the expense.
At Ramsden Lawyers, we utilise plain English drafting and provide a service that is equal parts supportive and transparent. Our extensive knowledge of the operations and procedures of ASIC have made us trusted advisers for any corporate partner.
Our work with our IPO clients extends well beyond listing on the ASX. After listing, we offer an ongoing advisory relationship built on mutual trust and respect to help our IPO clients’ businesses prosper and succeed in the commercial market. This growth is facilitated through several support strategies, including drafting the agreements formed with national and international industry and infrastructure leaders.
Automotive Solutions Group Ltd
Aggregation to associate 8 businesses within the manufacturing, supply and fitting of 4×4 aftermarket parts and accessories.
IPO December 2016.
$25m raise under the offer and enterprise value of $52m.
Australian Dental Group
Aggregation of approximately thirty (30) dental clinics located throughout Australia.
IPO anticipated in 2017.
Systemised Building Solutions (‘SBS’)
Aggregation of 5 construction and building services businesses located throughout Australian and operations/facilities.
IPO anticipated in 2017.
Minimum of $40m raise under the offer.
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