JWS advises M.D. Sass and Macquarie on sale of 50 per cent stake in Taurus to Regal Partners

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Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter Slattery has advised New York-based M.D. Sass-Macquarie Financial Strategies, L.P. (FinStrat), a joint venture between M.D. Sass and Macquarie, on the sale of its 50 per cent stake in Taurus Funds Management to Regal Partners.

Taurus is a specialist provider of financing solutions to global mid-tier and early-stage mining companies. Established in 2006, Taurus currently manages $2.3 billion in committed and drawn capital from its client base of predominantly US institutional investors and pension funds. 

JWS advised FinStrat on all corporate and tax aspects of the transaction.

Partners Amit Jois and Richard Graham and Senior Associate Rebecca Proudman led the JWS team, which included Associates Clinton Wang and Nathan Shapiro from the Corporate team and Partner Matthew Shanahan and Senior Associate Jess Tsai from the Tax team.

Amit Jois said, “It has been a privilege advising M.D. Sass and Macquarie on the exit of their investment in Taurus. This transaction highlights our funds-related M&A expertise and builds on the activity in this space as clients seek to realise value.”


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