JWS named Mergermarket 2023 Technology, Media and Telecom M&A Legal Adviser of the Year


Leading independent law firm, Johnson Winter Slattery is delighted to be named Technology, Media and Telecom M&A Legal Adviser of the Year in the Mergermarket M&A Awards Australia 2023. This award recognises legal advisory excellence in technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) deal-making in Australia.

Mergermarket, a specialist M&A intelligence provider, each year awards the best in M&A for outstanding legal and financial advisory work on complex M&A transactions across a number of categories. Winners are chosen based on Mergermarket’s extensive analysis of Australian deal activity for the past financial year, alongside input from an independent judging panel of industry experts.

Head of JWS’ Corporate and M&A practice, Paul Vinci said, “We are honoured to be named TMT M&A Legal Adviser of the Year. This award is excellent recognition of the depth of the expertise across our M&A practice, backed by our specialist TMT team who work closely on each deal. We have seen – over the past two years in particular – a significant uptick in TMT transactions across each of our six offices. We support some of the largest suppliers and acquirers of technology in Australia, from major projects and acquisitions to business-as-usual procurement work, and are acknowledged as the go-to independent Australian firm for many international participants in the TMT market.”

Corporate Partner and co-head of the tech M&A practice, James Rozsa said, “The firm has built a strong following from clients operating in the tech sector, both on the company side and the investor side including leading international and Australian private equity firms. The past 12 months have seen significant changes in the tech M&A market in Australia, driven by digital acceleration, global interest in Australian startups, evolving regulatory considerations and shifting asset prices. In the year ahead, the tech sector will continue to evolve as companies seek to remain competitive and increase their market share.”


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