Jared Webster

Clayton Utz
Special Counsel Sydney

Jared's expertise covers private acquisitions, takeovers, schemes of arrangements, minority investments and structured investments across a range of sectors. He also regularly advises on Australian corporate law and ASX Listing Rule issues and has deep insight into dealings with Australia's regulatory bodies including ASIC, FIRB, ASX and the Takeovers Panel.

Jared's experience also includes working in New York at a leading M&A law firm and a period of secondment to Brookfield’s private equity group.

Notable Work
  • The Blackstone Group: Advised the Blackstone Group on its acquisition of Crown Resorts Limited.
  • Virgin Australia Holdings Limited: Advised the administrators of Virgin Australia Holdings Limited in relation to the competitive sale process of the airline to Bain Capital.
  • Bain Capital Credit: Advised Prince – an entity owned by Bain Capital – on its investment in neo lender, Judo Capital Holdings Limited.  
  • Ausgrid: Advised Ausgrid during AustralianSuper's sale of a 16.8% interest to APG Asset Management.
  • OptiComm: Advised Uniti Group on its competitive acquisition of ASX-listed private network wholesaler, OptiComm
  • Odyssey Partners: Advised Odyssey Partners on its acquisition of safety equipment supplier Paramount Safety Products.
  • Tor Investments: Advised Tor on its in investment in electric vehicle distributor TrueGreen Mobility. 
  • Senex Energy: Advised oil and gas producer, Senex Energy, on its acquisition by POSCO International and Hancock Energy.
  • Thryv: Advised Thryv on its acquisition of the Sensis business, which is the owner of the White Pages and Yellow Pages directories.
  • PE Sponsor: Advised confidential PE sponsor on its investment in quick-service Mexican restaurant chain, Zambrero.
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