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Scott Colvin

Senior Associate - Melbourne

Areas of Expertise

Corporate & Commercial Law

Expertise

Scott is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and Commercial group in Melbourne with extensive experience in a variety of commercial legal areas, with a specialist focus in private mergers and acquisitions.

Scott has significant experience in corporate governance and documentation (including shareholders' agreements, trust documentation, partnership and confidentiality agreements) and corporate compliance and regulatory advice.

As an M&A lawyer, Scott has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including logistics and supply chain, technology and health.

In 2020, Scott was named as an Australasian Lawyer Rising Star, was a finalist for 'Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year' at the Australasian Law Awards and was a finalist for 'Rising Star of the Year' at the Australian Law Awards.

Experience

Scott's experience includes:

  • advising an international medtech company on a $30m convertible note taken out by an Australian government-backed venture capital fund
  • advising on the $300m roll-up of a national service chain prior to a listing event and creating the structure
  • acting on a series of acquisitions for a prominent logistics business as part of its growth strategy
  • leading an international team on the commercialisation of novel pharmacological research, including research and supply agreements, M&A and corporate activity and preparation for a listing
  • advising a deal team on the acquisition and financing of a significant Australian fuel asset
  • acting on several acquisitions in the NFP training and development, and NDIS, spaces
  • assisting on the sale of a 51 per cent stake in logistics company TM Insight into a $300m Next Capital private equity fund
  • leading on the partial sell down of a $100m Australian technology company to a US venture capital fund
  • advising the board of a mid-tier accounting practice on its proposed roll-up of 100+ accounting practices prior to listing, including advice on the acquisition mandate and proposed exit model
  • advising an international medtech company on a $30m convertible note taken out by an Australian government-backed venture capital fund
  • advising on the $300m roll-up of a national service chain prior to a listing event and creating the structure
  • acting on a series of acquisitions for a prominent logistics business as part of its growth strategy
  • leading an international team on the commercialisation of novel pharmacological research, including research and supply agreements, M&A and corporate activity and preparation for a listing
  • advising a deal team on the acquisition and financing of a significant Australian fuel asset
  • acting on several acquisitions in the NFP training and development, and NDIS, spaces
  • assisting on the sale of a 51 per cent stake in logistics company TM Insight into a $300m Next Capital private equity fund
  • leading on the partial sell down of a $100m Australian technology company to a US venture capital fund
  • advising the board of a mid-tier accounting practice on its proposed roll-up of 100+ accounting practices prior to listing, including advice on the acquisition mandate and proposed exit model.

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