Corporate Advisory

Clear, practical strategic advice


Investec provides strategic corporate finance and advisory services to domestic and international corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and entrepreneurs.

We're a leading corporate adviser in the Australian market and abroad.

Corporate advisory

Investec provides a wide range of financial advisory services in relation to mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, capital raisings and other significant corporate transactions.

We focus on serving growth and middle market companies, but are often called to act on much larger transactions where we have a particular insight or expertise.


Our approach

Our clients’ interest always come first

Investec offers straightforward, practical, timely and objective advice. We operate with the highest levels of client service and discretion and seek to build long-term relationships based on loyalty, integrity and trust.

Investec’s approach to each transaction is one of thoroughness and innovation in structuring and execution.

We commit to provide complete accessibility

Investec has considerable transaction experience and corporate relationships across a broad range of industries.

Our senior advisers each maintain a dedicated industry focus and have acted on significant and complex client transactions.

Our most senior and experienced advisers remain actively involved with our clients throughout the assignment.

For more information on Investec’s corporate advisory practice in Australia and our capabilities in the region, please contact one of our senior advisers.

Recent Deals
2017 SA Government on the commercialisation of Land Services Group (A$1.605 billion)
2017 Seymour White on its strategic review and acquisition by VINCI (A$115m)
2017 The Cheesecake Shop on their sale to PAG (Confidential)
2017 Xenith on their acquisition on Griffith Hack (A$152m)
2017 Amaysim Australia Ltd on its acquisition of Click Energy (A$120m)
2016 Xenith acquisition of Watermark (A$20m)
2016 Advised KKR as part of the Pacific Consortium’s bid for Tatts Group (A$7.5bn)
2016 SA Government on its strategic review of Motor Accidents Commission’s direct property portfolio (A$600m)
2016 NZ Racing Board on its strategic review of racing industry funding options (Confidential)
2016 Amaysim Australia Ltd on its acquisition of AusBBS (A$4m)
2016 Amaysim Australia Ltd on its escrowed shares sale facility (A$63m)
2016 Amaysim on their acquisition of Vaya Pty Ltd. (A$70m)
2016 CML Group on its acquisition of 180 Group (A$35.5m)
2016 ICM Airport Technics on its acquisition of Vedaleon Technologies (Confidential)
2016 Shaver Shop on their IPO (A$131m)
2016 Steinhoff Asia Pacific on their acquisition of Fantastic Holdings Limited (A$361m)
2015 Next Athleisure on the sale of 25% stake to Myer (Confidential)
2015 The Pas Group on their acquisition of JETS Swimwear (Confidential)
2015 Xenith on their IPO (A$90m)
2015 Advised Tatts on their merger of equals proposal with Tabcorp (A$9.5bn)
2015 Amaysim Australia Ltd on its initial public offering (A$317m)
2015 Bidvest on its offer to acquire Adcock Ingram (A$661m)
2015 HUB24 on its response to an unsolicited bid from IOOF (A$144m)
2015 Luye Medical on its acquisition of HealtheCare (A$938m)
2015 PAS Group on its response to an unsolicited on-market takeover offer from Coliseum Capital (A$86m)
2015 RELX Group on their acquisition of Cordell Information (Confiential)
2014 Access Capital Advisers on their merger with Challenger’s infrastructure division (Confidential)
2014 Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget’s (SCA) on the IPO of Asaleo Care (A$995m)
2014 The PAS Group on a refinancing, strategic review and IPO (A$160m)
2014 The sale of Ingeus Limited (US$206m)
2013 Adcorp (JSE-listed) on their acquisition of Paxus (A$65m)
2013 AVJennings on a non-renounceable entitlement offer (A$41.2m)
2013 Ingham Enterprises Pty Ltd on their sale to TPG Capital (A$880m)
2013 Japara Aged Care on a capital raising (Value undisclosed)
2013 Reed Elsevier on the sale of its Australian division to Catalyst, including the provision of a staple financing package (Confidential)
2013 Supré Holdings Pty Ltd on their sale to Cotton On (Confidential)
2013 Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget’s (SCA) on a refinancing and capital return from SCA Hygiene Australasia (A$562m)
2013 William Hill on its acquisition of Sportingbet’s Australian operations (£486m)
2012 Betchoice on their sale to UniBet (A$20m)
2012 Investec Bank Australia on its acquisition of Alliance Finance (Confidential))
2012 Pacific Equity Partners on the acquisition of Spotless Limited (A$1.1 billion)
2012 South Australian Government on selecting a private sector operator for SA Lotteries (A$427m)
2012 Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) on their sale of 50% of SCA Hygiene Australasia to Pacific Equity Partners (A$570m)
2012 Tasmanian Government on the sale of TOTE Tasmania ($103m)
2012 Thakral in relation to Brookfield’s takeover offer (A$1.0bn)
2012 Exclusive Financial Adviser to Exxaro on the acquisition of African Iron (A$338m)
2011 Aspen Pharmacare on the acquisition of Sigma's Pharmaceuticals Division (A$900m)
2011 CVC on the restructuring of I-MED (Confidential)
2011 Growthpoint on the acquisition of Rabinov Property Trust (A$235m)
2011 Laundry Hotels on pub industry consolidation (Confidential)
2011 Snowball on their merger with Shadforth Financial Group (A$290m)
2011 Spark Infrastructure on their internalisation of management (A$49m)
2011 Tasmanian Government on its strategic review of TOTE Tasmania (Confidential)
2011 Noble Group on their sale to Territory Resources (A$134)
2010 Gale Pacific on their strategic review (Confidential)
2010 Growthpoint on a portfolio acquisition and equity raising (A$172m)
2010 KKR on its bid for Healthscope Limited (A$2.7bn)
2010 Morningstar on its acquisition of Aegis Equities Research media company (Confidential)
2010 NSW Government on the sale of NSW Lotteries (A$850m)
2010 Perpetual’s Board in relation to KKR’s takeover approach (A$1.75bn)
2010 Spark Infrastructure on their strategic review (A$1.8bn)
2010 Transfer of the funds of Macquarie Cash Management Trust to Macquarie Bank Limited (A$10bn in assets under management)
2009 Cromwell on an equity placement to Redefine plc (A$73m)
2009 CVC on the sale of GenesisCare to Advent Private Equity (A$220m)
2009 Growthpoint Properties on the recapitalisation and restructure of the Orchard Industrial Property Fund to create Growthpoint Properties Australia (A$200m)
2009 Retail Apparel Group on their strategic review (Confidential)
2009 Shaw Stockbroking Group on their strategic review (Confidential)
2009 Tatts Group on the sale of its South African gaming operations (A$26m)
2008 on its takeover bid for (A$57m)
2007 Angus & Coote’s on its sale to Prouds (A$100m)
2007 Cromwell on the formation of the Cromwell Group via stapling and merger of the Diversified Property Trust & 5 managed property syndicates (A$800m)
2007 Investec on the Property Opportunity Equity Fund (IPOF) capital raising (A$92m)
2007 Manor Group on the sale of two retirement villages to Meridien Retirement Living (Confidential)
2007 Mimco on its sale to Gresham Private Equity (Confidential)
2007 Play Up on its seed and subsequent capital raisings for mobile gaming product (Confidential)
2007 Toga Group on the acquisition of the Tourism and Leisure Trust (A$23m)
2006 API and ABM Amro Capital on the merger of Clifford Hallam and Hospital Supplies of Australia (Confidential)
2006 CVC on the sale of DCA Aged Care (A$1.23bn)
2006 DCA Group management on the acquisition of DCA Group by CVC ($2.7bn)
2006 Toga Group and the formation of Toga Accommodation Fund and equity raising (A$134m)
2006 UNiTAB on its merger with Tattersall’s (A$3.8bn)
2006 UNiTAB on its takeover approach from Tabcorp (A$2.1bn)
2004 API and ABN Amro Capital, IWPE and management on the sale of New Clicks to API (A$112m)
2004 UNiTAB on its acquisition of gaming machine assets from Tabcorp (A$175m)

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