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Adam Levine

Partner
+61.8.9216.0965
Fax +61.8.9216.0901
Mr. Levine concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. He advises on a broad range of commercial matters, including equity capital markets, takeovers and schemes of arrangement, business sales and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and general corporate advisory work. Some of his work has involved complex, high-profile cross-jurisdictional transactions, co-coordinating legal teams in different Australian states and abroad. While focusing on corporate issues, Mr. Levine also plays an active role in ensuring access to justice for those less fortunate in the community and proudly heads the firm's pro bono practice in Perth.

Professional Background

Mr. Levine regularly presents on legal and corporate governance issues, including to the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Company Directors' course.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Education Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia member
  • Mr. Levine is involved in various community-based organisations focusing on youth development and education
  • Advising CGA Mining Limited on its CD$1.1 billion merger by scheme of arrangement with B2Gold Corp.
  • Advising Uranium Equities Limited on its placement in Energia Minerals Limited and the sub-underwriting of its rights issue.
  • Advising Rox Resources Limited on its share purchase plan.
  • Advising Azure Minerals Limited on its share purchase plan.
  • Advising Erin Mineral Resources limited on the demerger of its Nigerian mining assets and backdoor listing into Health Corporation Limited.
  • Advising iiNet Limited on its AUD105 million acquisition of the Internode and Agile group of companies.
  • Advising iiNet Limited on its AUD60 million acquisition of the TransACT Group.
  • Advising Liontown Resources Limited on two non-renounceable rights issues.
  • Advising Uranium Equities Limited on its non-renounceable rights issue.
  • Advising Strike Energy Limited on its AUD16.8 million capital raising by way of placement and non-renounceable rights issue.
  • Advising BC Iron Limited on its successful Takeovers Panel challenge of the purported termination of the Scheme Implementation Agreement with Regent Pacific Group Limited.
  • Advising Galaxy Resources Limited on its postponed dual listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and US$260 million capital raising.
  • Advising Galaxy Resources Limited on the AUD91.5 million capital raising by way of convertible bonds and equity placement.
  • Advising Goldcorp Inc on the AUD3.7 billion acquisition by scheme of arrangement of Andean Resources Limited.
  • Acting for Macquarie Capital Advisers as Lead Manager of the US$100 million placement for OceanaGold Corporation on the Australia Securities Exchange (ASX), New Zealand Securities Exchange and Toronto Securities Exchange (TSX).
  • Advising Orbital Corporation Limited on the restructure of an AU$19 million development incentives loan from the West Australian State Government.
  • Acting for Macquarie Capital Advisers as Lead Manager of the (withdrawn) dual listing of Talison Lithium Limited on the ASX and TSX.
  • Advising Aquila Resources Limited on the AUD300 million acquisition of a 15% equity stake by Baosteel Group.
  • Advising Deutsche Bank as underwriters of the AUD300 million accelerated rights issue for Sigma Pharmaceutical Limited.
  • Advising HBOS plc on the AUD2.1 billion sale of the Bank of Western Australia and St Andrew's Australia Group to Commonwealth Bank.
  • Advising Aquila Resources Limited on the (withdrawn) demerger of its exploration business.
  • Advising CHAMP Private Equity on the acquisition of the transportation business of Goulds Transport Pty Ltd.
  • Advising PricewaterhouseCoopers on its acquisition of the GEM Consulting Group.
  • Advising Gresham Private Equity Limited on the acquisition of Barminco Limited.
  • Acting for the deed administrators of the Allstate Group on the reconstruction of the Allstate Group.
  • Advising Orbital Corporation Limited on its share placement and share purchase plan.
  • Advising Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia on the restructure of its Western Australian operations.
  • Advising Wesfarmers Limited on the sale of its chlorine business to Orica Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Advising Foodland Associated Limited on the AUD3.8 billion demerger of its Australian and New Zealand businesses and their acquisition by Metcash Trading Limited and Woolworths Limited.
  • Advising Foodland Associated Limited on its response to the AUD2.2 billion hostile takeover bid by Metcash Trading Limited.
  • Advising HBOS plc on the legal restructure and integration of the HBOS Australia Group.
  • Advising Burswood Limited on its response to the AUD800 million hostile takeover bid by the PBL Group.
  • Advising Bank of Western Australia Limited on the outsourcing of its call centre operations and shared services.
  • Advising HBOS plc on its AUD1.05 billon acquisition of the minority interests in Bank of Western Australia Limited by two schemes of arrangements.