David Landy

Clayton Utz
Director Sydney

David Landy is a partner in our Corporate Advisory / M&A group with over 20 years' experience.

His broad range of corporate law experience includes corporate and financial market regulation (including Corporations Act; ASX Listing Rules and ASX Settlement Rules); mergers and acquisitions (including asset sales, asset acquisitions, share sales and share acquisitions); capital management (share buy-backs and capital reductions); Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listings; capital raisings (prospectuses and due diligence); employee incentive plans (share plans, option plans and performance rights plans); Financial Services Reform; corporate governance (including directors duties) and general corporate and commercial advice.

Notable Work
  • Transport for NSW: advised on its A$19.8 million acquisition of Metro Transport Sydney Pty Ltd (2012).
  • London Stock Exchange: advised on its up to 463 million Euro acquisition of 60% interest in LCH.Clearnet (2012).
  • Genuine Parts Company: advised on its US$150 million 30% investment in the Exego Group (2011).
  • Pacific Equity Partners: advised on its investment in SCA Hygiene Australasia's operations (2011/12).
  • Origin Energy Limited: advised on its 500 million Euro (A$686 million) hybrid securities issue (2011).
  • Whitcoulls: advised the administrators on the sale of the Whitcoulls travel book business (2011).
  • Valemus: advised on its A$1.3 billion dual track initial public offering / ASX listing and trade sale (2010/11).
  • Noble Group: advised on its A$437.5 million sale of its Middlemount coal joint venture interest to Gloucester Coal (2010).
  • Kathmandu: advised on its A$340 million initial public offering and listing on ASX and NZX (2009).
  • Australian Discount Retail: advised the receivers and managers for a syndicate of banks on the sale of the Australian Discount Retail business (2009).
  • ASX listed companies: acting for ASX listed companies in relation to Listing Rules compliance, including corporate governance (such as Board charters), continuous disclosure, shareholder approvals and company constitution modifications.
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