Mergers Alliance welcomes Greenstone Partners of Sydney, Australia into its global partnership of leading mid-market corporate advisory firms

Since 2003, Greenstone Partners has advised on over 80 transactions with a total value of more than $8 billion.

Founded in 2003, Greenstone Partners is a leading, independent corporate advisory firm focused on mid-market mergers, acquisitions and divestments for clients in Australia and New Zealand. Greenstone Partners leverages its senior team’s 50+years of transaction experience to deliver innovative solutions tailored to each client’s specific requirements

Stas Michael, MD of Mergers Alliance commented:  “We are delighted to welcome Greenstone Partners to Mergers Alliance and strongly believe that the tie-up will enhance the cross border capabilities of both Greenstone Partners and Mergers Alliance.  As the leading global network of mid-market corporate advisory firms, Mergers Alliance’s global reach and sector specialisation will complement Greenstone Partners’ existing offering.  Furthermore, Mergers Alliance firms will benefit from Greenstone Partners’ market leading position in Australia and New Zealand and, in particular, its deep relationships with corporate, private equity and private businesses across the region.

Jimmy Rich (Partner at Greenstone Partners) said:  “Cross border M&A represents approximately one third of all deals done in Australia.  Joining Mergers Alliance will allow Greenstone Partners to provide our clients with access to a global network of relationships and on-the-ground insights from over 280 bankers in 33 offices across 24 countries.  The tie-up will also provide Greenstone Partners with access to deep sector specialisation from across the Mergers Alliance network.” 

Greenstone Partners has extensive experience selling leading Australasian businesses to global buyers including most recently: the sale of Gordon Brothers Industries to NYSE-listed Johnson Controls and the sale of Airport Retail Enterprises to LSE-listed SSP Group.