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Cristín McCoy

Senior Associate
Fax +61.2.9513.2399
Ms. McCoy is a corporate and transactional lawyer in the mergers and acquisitions team. Ms. McCoy is part of an experienced team that advises on complex transactions that include M&A, buy-outs, private equity and distressed or restructuring transactions. The team provides advice to clients across a broad range of industries with a particular focus on technology driven transactions and transactions in the financial services, mining and energy industries.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. McCoy worked at a national law firm. Prior to that, Ms. McCoy worked in the banking department of a large commercial law firm in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Acting for Superior Food Group Pty Ltd (a Quadrant Private Equity portfolio company) in its food distribution industry roll up.
  • Acting for the vendor in the sale of an electronics payments business to Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) for AUD70 million. 
  • Advising Macquarie Bank on the sale of SHI Holdings Pty Ltd (Surf Hardware/FCS) to SurfStitch Limited.
  • Advising Jones Lang LaSalle Australia on its acquisition of Propell National Valuers.
  • Acting for the vendors in the sale of a construction contracting business to Calibre Group Limited (a portfolio company of one of the world's leading energy sector focused private equity firms) for AUD90 million.
  • Advising Blackbird Ventures on multiple portfolio investments.
  • Advising AirTree Ventures on multiple portfolio investments.
  • Advising multiple technology accelerator programs, including muru-D (Telstra program), Startmate and Pollenizer on program structuring, investment platforms and operational matters.
  • Advising insurers on more than 30 W&I insurance transactions.
  • Assisting with various mergers and acquisitions by conducting due diligence, preparing transaction documents, coordinating completion arrangements and facilitating the transaction process.
  • Advising in respect of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) issues, including directors' duties, company formations, shareholder rights and related party transactions.