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Tim is a corporate lawyer specialising in all areas of corporate advisory and transactions.
He has advised on many high profile transactions including takeovers, mergers, equity raisings, private treaty acquisitions and investment transactions, for ASX-listed clients, multinational and other offshore clients, private equity and other investment houses.
Tim was ranked as one of Australia’s leading Corporate/M&A lawyers in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 where sources characterise him as an "exceptional younger lawyer" and "an excellent draftsman and a very safe pair of hands for guiding a transaction from A to B."
Advising on ABB Grain’s acquisition by Viterra Inc. under a $2.1 billion scrip and cash scheme of arrangement.
$4 billion merger by scheme of arrangement with Bendigo Bank Ltd.
Advising in relation to its cornerstone investment in ASX-listed ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals Ltd and subsequent successful $225 million takeover bid.
Acting for the global biopharmaceutical company in relation to its $US350 million strategic alliance with ASX-listed Mesoblast Ltd.
Acting on its $318 million takeover bid for Arana Therapeutics Ltd.
Acting on the $2.37 billion off-market takeover bid from the Cheung Kong Group.
Advising on the establishment of its joint venture with NYSE – listed PVH Inc. for the distribution of Calvin Klein products in Australia.
Advising in relation to the sale of its Davenport and Loveable underwear brands.
Advising in relation to the sale of its iconic surf and streetwear brand MAMBO.
Advising on its contested takeover for Keybridge Capital Ltd, including successful Takeovers Panel proceedings.
Advising on their merger by way of two interdependent schemes of arrangement.
Advising on its domestic and offshore investments.
Advising on its defence of the $487 million unsolicited off-market takeover bid by Brookfield Asset Management.
Ranked as a leading Corporate/M&A lawyer
Sources characterise Tim Bowley as an "exceptional younger lawyer," "an excellent draftsman and a very safe pair of hands for guiding a transaction from A to B."
Listed as a leading lawyer in Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2013
At the conclusion of the 2011 “AGM Season” we conducted a survey of the business of AGMs of ASX listed companies in 2011.
Our survey involved three aspects:
results of voting on remuneration...
On 21 September the Takeovers Panel issued Guidance Note 22: "Recommendations and Undervalue Statements". This followed consultation on a draft guidance note in April this year, and response...