Australia M&A Awards

26 September 2019, The Westin Hotel, Sydney

Shortlist: Australia M&A Awards 2019



Mid-Market M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 5-150 million

  • BDO LLP
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • PwC
  • Rothschild & Co.

Mid-Market M&A Legal Adviser of the Year 5-150 million

  • Allens
  • Clayton Utz
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • DLA Piper
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison

Business Services M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Eaton Square
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Grant Thornton
  • Macquarie
  • PwC
  • UBS Investment Bank

Business Services M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Baker McKenzie
  • Clarendon Lawyers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Hamilton Locke
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison
  • Talbot Sayer Lawyers
  • Thomson Geer

Consumer M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • BDO LLP
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Grant Samuel
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • Miles Advisory Partners
  • Moelis & Company
  • PwC
  • UBS Investment Bank

Consumer M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allens
  • Ashurst
  • Clayton Utz
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons

Energy Mining & Utilities M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Azure Capital
  • BDO LLP
  • BofA Securities
  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • Rothschild & Co.
  • UBS Investment Bank

Energy Mining & Utilities M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Allens 
  • DLA Piper 
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Cross Border M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • BofA Securities
  • Citi
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JPMorgan
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group
  • Morgan Stanley
  • UBS Investment Bank

Cross Border M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allens
  • Clayton Utz
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison

Boutique Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Clarendon Lawyers
  • Hamilton Locke
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Talbot Sayer Lawyers
  • Thomson Geer

M&A  Collaboration of the Year

This award provides firms (either Legal, Financial or Consulting) the opportunity to highlight its unique and innovative approach to deal-making in Australia. Firms are invited to pitch one deal during the qualifying period 1st July 2018-30th June 2019, that best demonstrates its position at the forefront of new thinking on Australian M&A. Firms should submit pitches directly to sarah.doyle@acuris.com by the 14th August 2019.

These awards are given at the discretion of the expert judging panel, based on notable deals during the qualifying period 1st July 2018-30th June 2019.

Private Equity Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allen & Overy
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison

M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allens
  • Ashurst
  • Clayton Utz
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison

Boutique M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 

  • Allier Capital
  • Azure Capital Limited
  • Eaton Square
  • Gresham Advisory Partners Ltd
  • InterFinancial Corporate Finance Limited
  • Luminis Partners
  • Miles Advisory Partners Pty Limited
  • Record Point

M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • BofA Securities
  • Citi
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JPMorgan
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • Morgan Stanley
  • UBS Investment Bank

Business Services M&A Deal of the Year (Corporate Winner) 

Consumer M&A Deal of the Year (Corporate Winner) 

Energy Mining & Utilities M&A Deal of the Year (Corporate Winner) 

M&A Deals of the Year  (Corporate Winner)  

Private Equity Deal of the Year