Paul Vinci Partner

Meet Paul

Paul is a corporate lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets transactions and all aspects of corporate law.

Paul acts for ASX-listed entities and professional investors in relation to their complex transactions and also advises on their regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues.   

Paul has experience across a range of industries, with particular expertise in the resources and mining services sectors.

Experience

General

Ausdrill (ASX:ASL)

Advised on multiple acquisitions and disposals, capital raisings and corporate governance matters including its A$697 million acquisition of Barminco (and associated A$250 million equity raising); its A$165 million acquisition of the Best Tractor Parts Group; its A$60 million acquisition of Brandrill (ASX:BDL) by scheme of arrangement; its A$66 million disposal of Drilling Tools Australia; its defence of a hostile A$485 million takeover offer from an ASX-listed competitor; and on various capital raisings which raised a combined total of over A$600 million.

Macmahon (ASX:MAH)

Advised on its transaction with PT Amman Minerals involving the acquisition of A$194 million of mining equipment in exchange for a controlling stake in Macmahon and the award of a A$3.9 billion mining services contract in Indonesia; and on its acquisition of civil construction contractor TMM Group.

Monadelphous (ASX:MND)

Advised on various transactions including its incorporated joint ventures with Zem Energy (Zenviron JV) and Lycopodium (ASX:LYL) (Mondium JV) and its acquisition of the Water Infrastructure Group.

Senrigan Capital

Advised on its successful Takeovers Panel proceedings in relation to the US$2.3 billion subordinated capital note offering by Yancoal (ASX:YAL) and on its challenge to Yancoal’s 23.6 for 1 renounceable entitlement offer and placement to raise up to US$2.5 billion.

Institutional investors

Advised various institutional investors on investments in convertible notes and options in entities including Sundance Resources (ASX:SDL), REVA Medical (ASX:RVA) and TerraCom (ASX:TER) and on subsequent restructures of those convertible notes and options.

Equity capital markets

Advised various ASX-listed entities including Ausdrill (ASX:ASL), Liquefied Natural Gas (ASX:LNG), TNG (ASX:TNG), Quickstep (ASX:QHL), Todd River Resources (ASX:TRT), Arafura Resources (ASX:ARU), Northern Minerals (ASX:NTU), Eon NRG (ASX:E2E) and Mission NewEnergy (ASX:MBT) on their capital raising initiatives.

Recognition

Recommended in Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, and Natural Resources Law
Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018
Listed in the practice areas of Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2014 to 2019 editions), Corporate Law (2014 to 2019 editions), Corporate/Governance Practice (2014 to 2019 editions) and Equity Capital Markets Law (2018 to 2019 editions).
Best Lawyers Australia, 2019
Listed in the 2010 to 2018 editions of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a leading Perth corporate lawyer.
2010 to 2018 editions of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession

Career & qualifications

Qualifications

  • LLB, University of Western Australia
  • B.Com, University of Western Australia

Memberships

  • Graduate Member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors
  • Member of the Law Society of Western Australia
  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales

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