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Natasha Augustin

Senior Associate
+61.8.9216.0918
Fax +61.8,9216.0901

Natasha is a corporate and commercial lawyer in the Energy, Infrastructure and Resources practice group.

In addition to regulatory compliance and corporate advisory work, Natasha has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, equity capital markets, market takeovers and corporate governance work.

A significant part of Natasha's practice also includes advising on and preparing applications to the Foreign Investment Review Board on behalf of foreign clients, including both foreign listed and private companies and foreign investor funds in complex, cross-jurisdictional transactions.

While focusing on corporate and commercial issues, Natasha also plays an active role in ensuring access to justice is available for those less fortunate in the community and is a keen contributor to the firm's pro bono practice.

Achievements

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 2018 Winner, Projects, Energy and Resources

Speaking Engagements

Natasha regularly presents on corporate governance issues, including to the Governance Institute of Australia as part of their Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits.

Additional Information

Company Directors' Course - Australian Institute of Company Directors

  • Advising Blackham Resources Limited on its recapitalisation, comprising a refinancing of its term loan with Orion Fund JV Limited via a secured $14.3 million loan facility with its key mining contractor, MACA Limited, rescheduling of amounts due to its principal contractors, and a fully underwritten $36 million renounceable rights issue, which included subunderwriting from both Orion and MACA.
  • Advising Ningbo Xianfeng New Material Co., Ltd (China) on a restructure of its Australian operations.
  • Advising DRA Group Holdings Proprietary Limited (South Africa) on its AUD31 million acquisition of Minnovo Pty Ltd.
  • Advising EHR Resources Limited (formerly Cott Oil and Gas Limited) on its AUD2 million capital raising and ASX re-compliance listing following its entry into a farm in agreement with Canadian company, Eloro Resources Limited, to acquire up to a 25% interest in the La Victoria gold and silver project in Peru.
  • Advising Southern Cross Electrical Engineering on its AUD54 million acquisition of the Heyday5 Group.
  • Advising Southern Cross Electrical Engineering Limited on its AUD17 million acquisition of Datatel Communications Pty Ltd.
  • Advising Moon Lake Investments Pty Ltd on the AUD280 million acquisition of the dairy farm assets of Van Diemen's Land Company, the largest dairy farm in Australia.
  • Advising Salt Lake Mining Pty Ltd on the sale of its Widgiemooltha and Carr Boyd mining tenements to Apollo Phoenix Resources Pty Ltd.
  • Advising Cott Oil and Gas Limited on the sale of its 40% interest in the PNG Pandora Gas Field to Twinza Oil Ltd.
  • Advising Australian listed client iiNet Limited on its AUD1.57 billion merger by scheme of arrangement with TPG Telecom Limited.
  • Assisting with advising Kalari Pty Limited on the AUD12.2 million sale of its WA premises and assets to the Qube group.
  • Assisting with advising Gunson Resources on its acquisition of Strandline Resources.
  • Assisting with advising Suntarget (Hong Kong) Trading Co Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ningbo Xianfeng New Material Co., Ltd on its AUD27 million on-market takeover bid for Kresta Holdings Limited.
  • Assisting with advising City Farmers a chain of retail pet and garden supply stores on due diligence matters relating to its AUD205 million acquisition by Greencross.
  • Assisting with advising iiNet on its acquisition of a majority interest in the Tech 2 Group.