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David Inglis AM

Senior Consultant Corporate, International Trade & Foreign Investment
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MinterEllison

Melbourne, Australia
    Local Time: Wednesday 12:00

Practice Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive

Areas of Practice

  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Corporate and Business
  • Health and Ageing
  • International Trade
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Retirement Villages and Aged Care
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
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Profile

My work involves assisting private and public sector clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions. I specialise in matters relating to the agribusiness, retirement village and aged care, automotive, manufacturing, media, technology and telecommunications industries.

Longstanding clients include Ascendas-Singbridge, Air Liquide Group, Ferro Group, Frasers Group Singapore, Hertz Group and Manheim and Lendlease.

Career highlights

  • Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust – advised on the acquisition of a logistics real estate portfolio in Australia from GIC and Frasers Property Australia, valued at over $1 billion
  • Sime Darby Group – assisted with the sale and leaseback of a 20 asset industrial property portfolio located in different Australian states
  • Air Liquide Australia – counselled the company on its acquisition of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers’ shareholding in Air Liquide Western Australia
  • Frasers Centrepoint –advised the real estate company on the acquisition of a $340 million Australian portfolio and establish a real estate investment trust
  • A-Gas Orb – advised on the sale of A-Gas International
  • Ridley Corporation – provided corporate advice
  • Australian Unity and Lendlease – assisted with various retirement living and aged care transactions
  • Hertz Group – advised on the sale of its leasing portfolio and provided ongoing corporate advice
  • Chaired MinterEllison Melbourne for eight years, and currently chair MinterEllison’s International Trade Group
  • Helped establish Interplast Australia & New Zealand, supported the organisation and ultimately served as president for eight years, until November 2016

 


Education
BA, LLB

Areas of Practice

  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Corporate and Business
  • Health and Ageing
  • International Trade
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Retirement Villages and Aged Care
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • Past Australian Vice President, Australian Indonesian Business Council
  • Member, Law Council of Australia
  • Member, Beyond Australia Committee of the Myer Foundation
  • President, Interplast Australia and New Zealand

Articles

  • Joint takeover of ASX listed Sirtex Medical Limited
    MinterEllison advised CDH Investments and China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Holdings Limited on their last-minute A$1.90 billion joint takeover for ASX listed Sirtex Medical Limited.

  • United States tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

    While Australia is exempt from these proclamations, we investigate the potential wider implications.

  • Five reasons to trade with Indonesia

    The commencement of the free trade agreement between Australia and Indonesia provides an opportunity for organisations to expand, diversify and grow in both the short and long term.

  • UK-EU trade relations: Key Brexit milestones hit, but many steps to go

    Following three and half rollercoaster years (which followed five more years of rigorous debate), the United Kingdom looks set to formally withdraw from the European Union with a deal on 31 January 2020. This article explores what is likely to happen during the transition period, and what the implications, challenges and opportunities are for Australian exporters, investors and consumers.

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