News and Views
| February 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.
Alistair has more than 25 years’ experience in corporate law and worked in London at various City law firms for 10 years before moving to Australia in 2004.
Once in Australia, he worked in the private equity group at Minter Ellison for two years and at Swaab in the Corporate team for 13 years.
Alistair provides advice in relation to M&A transactions, small cap listings, finance, and corporate governance. Alistair works with businesses in many industry sectors, including financial services, food distribution, IT services, digital advertising, freight and retail. His clients include investors, family offices, scale-ups, family and owner-managed businesses, listed companies, corporate advisers and SMEs.
Founding Partner Paul Miller is delighted with the appointment and says “We are thrilled to have attracted someone of Alistair’s calibre, who will bolster our corporate team’s capability and offering.”
EY Business Solutions acquires Bridge Business Consulting
Alistair Jaque (Partner), Simon Correggia (Special Counsel) and Sally Yang (Associate) advised the shareholders of Bridge Business Consulting on the sale of the company to EY Business Solutions. The acquisition of Bridge Business Consulting will enable EY Business Solutions to build out and strengthen their data and analytics capability.
ASSA ABLOY acquires D&D Technologies in Australia
Paul Miller (Partner), Simon Correggia (Special Counsel), Antony Bull (Senior Associate) and Steven An (Associate) acted for the shareholders of D&D Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of premium gate hardware, based in Australia on its acquisition by ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, a leader in entrance automation, control and access solutions. D&D Technologies is Internationally renowned for their ground-breaking MagnaLatch® magnetic child safety gate latch for swimming pool and other child safety gates.