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Shortlist: Australia M&A Awards 2018


The shortlist for Mergermarket's Australia M&A Awards 2018 has been announced.

Mid-Market M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 5-250 million

  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Flagstaff Partners
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • PwC
  • UBS Investment Bank

Mid-Market M&A Legal Adviser of the Year 5-250 million

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

Business Services M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Deloitte
  • Greenhill & Co Inc
  • JPMorgan
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • PwC

Business Services M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Allens
  • Ashurst
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • MinterEllison
  • Thomson Geer

Consumer M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • KPMG
  • Miles Advisory Partners Pty Limited
  • Moelis & Company LLC
  • PwC

Consumer M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

  • Ash Street Partners
  • Clayton Utz
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
  • MinterEllison
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Talbot Sayer Lawyers

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

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Lazard
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • Rothschild
  • UBS Investment Bank

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

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

Inbound M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Deloitte
  • Jefferies LLC
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • PWC
  • Rothschild
  • UBS

Inbound M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

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

Private Equity Deal of the Year Mid-Cap (Private Equity firm)

  • Adamantem Capital
  • Advent Partners
  • Allegro Funds
  • Anacacia Capital
  • Anchorage Capital
  • Champ Private equity
  • Crescent Capital Partners
  • Next Capital
  • Odyssey Private Equity
  • Quadrant Private Equity
  • Riverside Asia Partners Pty Ltd

Private Equity Deal of the Year Large-Cap (Private Equity firm)

  • Bain Capital
  • Blackstone Group
  • KKR
  • PEP
  • Permira
  • The Carlyle Group

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
  • Flagstaff Partners
  • Gresham Advisory Partners Ltd
  • Highbury Partnership Pty Limited
  • Luminis Partners
  • Miles Advisory Partners Pty Limited

M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • JP Morgan
  • KPMG
  • Macquarie Group
  • PwC
  • UBS Investment Bank

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 2017-30th June 2018, 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 20th July 2018.

These awards are given at the discretion of the expert judging panel, based on notable deals during the qualifying period 1st July 2017-30th June 2018.

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’s)

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