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Sep 2022

Lumachain Raises US$19.5M in Series A Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Alistair Jaque (Partner) and Antony Bull (Senior Associate) represented one of the existing shareholders on its increased investment in Lumachain, an Australian AI platform for the global meat processing industry. Lumachain raised a total of US$19.5 million in Series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Main Sequence to support its expansion to the US and scale up its team to roll out the platform to customers globally.

Aug 2022

BlackRock acquires Melbourne-based battery developer Akaysha Energy

Alistair Jaque (Partner) and Steven An (Associate) acted for the shareholders of Akaysha Energy, a Melbourne-based battery developer, on its acquisition by one of the world’s largest fund managers, BlackRock. The acquisition by BlackRock’s climate infrastructure business will result in a $1 billion investment in grid-scale batteries and a significant shift from coal to clean energy in Australia.

Aug 2022

Lonsec acquires Implemented Portfolios Limited

Alistair Jaque, Simon Correggia and Orhai Shiba acted for the shareholders of Implemented Portfolios Limited, a specialist Managed Discretionary Account provider to high net wealth individuals, on the sale of the company to Lonsec Holdings Pty Ltd.

Aug 2022

Valsoft acquires Azility Energy Management Solutions

Alistair Jaque, Antony Bull and Orhai Shiba acted for Valsoft Corporation Inc on its acquisition of Azility Energy Management Solutions, a next-generation energy management solutions provider that powers energy, water, and emissions savings. Valsoft acquires and develops vertical market software companies around the world that deliver critical solutions for customers in various industries. This is the latest in a number of acquisitions in Australia on which Deutsch Miller has acted for Valsoft.

Jul 2022

Savant Wealth Management Invests $3M in Advice Engagement Platform Lumiant

Alistair Jaque and Antony Bull acted for Lumiant on the investment in the company by Savant Wealth Management to support the expansion of the business into the U.S.

Apr 2022

Redevelopment of the iconic Jacksons on George

Alistair Jaque acted for DTL Entertainment Group on the corporate legal aspects of its appointment to redevelop and operate the iconic Jacksons on George.

Feb 2022

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 11th consecutive year in the 2022 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking.

Jun 2021

Aqua Rugby Australia

DM is proud to be a partner and sponsor for Aqua Rugby Australia.

Feb 2021

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 10th consecutive year in the 2021 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking in Dispute Resolution.

Feb 2021

Ground-breaking sale of global carbon credits to Microsoft

Alistair Jaque and Sarah-Jane Sale at Deutsch Miller recently advised the Macdoch Group on a ground-breaking sale of global carbon credits to Microsoft in the US.

Nov 2020

VISEO and Cludo are joining forces expanding Salesforce and digital services offering in Australia

Alistair Jaque advised VISEO, which is a global technology company specialising in digital transformation services, on its acquisition of Cludo, which is a leading Australian Salesforce digital services and consulting partner. The transaction was the latest of a number of acquisitions in the IT consulting sector in which the Firm has been involved.

Nov 2020

Credit Clear jumps 31pc on ASX debut

Alistair Jaque successfully led the legal team at Deutsch Miller who helped Credit Clear to list on the ASX. Credit Clear, which is a fin-tech business that specialises in receivables management solutions, listed at the end of October and has performed impressively since its admission to ASX, and now has a market capitalisation of over A$190 million.

May 2020

COVID 19: Feel like tearing up your contract?

While some businesses are starting to ease back into work after their COVID-19 hibernation, most are still reeling to some degree from the impact of government restrictions, travel bans, interrupted supply chains, and the broader economic downturn. In the face of such challenges, you may be wondering whether there are grounds to be relieved from your contractual obligations.

Apr 2020

COVID-19: Temporary changes to insolvency laws to provide relief for businesses and individuals

The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (‘the Bill’) came into effect on 25 March 2020 to provide a safety net to help businesses continue to operate during a period of temporary illiquidity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and also assist individuals to manage their debt so as to avoid bankruptcy.

Apr 2020

COVID-19 Legal Issues Briefing

In the past few weeks, the increasing spread of COVID-19 in Australia has brought immediate, unprecedented and far reaching challenges across Australia and the international community. No one it seems has been spared with COVID-19 not only placing lives in serious jeopardy, but also the immediate future of many businesses, with no knowing how long this crisis will last.

Mar 2020

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Dispute Resolution – Ranked: Tier 4

The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 9th consecutive year in the 2020 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, maintaining our tier 4 ranking.

Dec 2019

Deutsch Miller joins Sydney FC Business Club

Deutsch Miller joins Sydney FC Business Club

Oct 2019

Deutsch Miller secures a win for Supercars

Following a favourable Supreme Court judgment in 2017, our client, V8 Supercars Holding Pty Ltd (Supercars), has successfully defended an appeal brought by Sanpoint Pty Ltd (Sanpoint).

Aug 2019

Deutsch Miller Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Deutsch Miller celebrated its 10th birthday at the QVB Tea Room on 22 August 2019

Mar 2019

Deutsch Miller in the media today

Rise of the boutique law firm

Mar 2019

Bolt-on transactions

Peggy Ching provides insights into how private equity funds create growth by making “bolt-on” acquisitions.

Feb 2019

Partner Announcement: Alistair Jaque

We are delighted to announce that Alistair Jaque has joined the team at Deutsch Miller today as a Partner in the Corporate team.

Jan 2019

Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Ranked: Tier 4

Deutsch Miller advances to be ranked as a Tier 4 Dispute Resolution Practice in the legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings 2019.

Sep 2018

Landmark decision of NSW Supreme Court

Provides important guidance to the property industry on how section 66ZL of the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) will be applied going forward.

Jul 2018

Chris Stevens promoted to Partner in firm's Dispute Resolution practice

The partners of Deutsch Miller are delighted to announce that Chris Stevens has been promoted to Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice.

Jul 2018

Listing an Australian incorporated company on an overseas stock exchange

Peggy Ching, Partner, Deutsch Miller