Quentin Reidy



T +61 3 9960 7711
M +61 450 331 716
E quentin.reidy@beckettslawyers.com.au

Quentin specialises in negotiated mergers and acquisitions, transactional structuring, joint ventures, strategic alliances and general commercial matters and corporate governance. With over 15 years’ experience, Quentin has assisted clients across a range of industries including private equity, manufacturing, retail, IT/cyber security, agribusiness and food, automotive and healthcare.

Highly motivated and results driven, Quentin takes pride in exceeding client expectations and adopting a commercially-rounded approach. He is a collaborative and persuasive leader, with excellent communication skills.

Prior to joining Becketts, Quentin was a senior member of the Corporate/M&A team at Clayton Utz where he was for over 10 years, and prior to that, Quentin worked for a boutique corporate law firm in London, United Kingdom, for over 3 years.

Quentin Reidy

Examples of some of Quentin’s recent transaction experience include advising:

  • O-I Glass, Inc. (NYSE listed) on the divestment of its Australian and New Zealand glass manufacturing operations to Visy for $733 million
  • Acciona Infrastructure (Acciona, SA, IBEX 35 listed) on its acquisition of the engineering business of Lendlease Corporation Limited for approximately $160 million
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited on its acquisition of the Dairy Country business from Retail Food Group Limited for approximately $19 million
  • Noisette Bakery on the sale of the Noisette retail and wholesale artisan baked goods business to Next Capital Pty Ltd
  • Cyber security group CyberCX formed by private equity firm, BGH Capital, on its roll-up of 13 cyber-security businesses over a 12 month period
  • Griffon/Cyclone Tools (Griffon Corporation, NYSE listed) on its acquisitions of the Tuscan Path, Hills Home Living and Quatro Design businesses
  • Australian Motoring Services on its investment in start-up Chargefox
  • Myer on its acquisition of the Marcs and David Lawrence national retail businesses
  • Cotton On on the acquisition of the Supré retail chain
  • Politix men’s fashion business on its sale to South African listed entity Woolworths Holdings Limited
  • Epworth Healthcare on the sale of its radiation oncology business to Integrated Clinical Oncology Network Pty Ltd (part of the Icon private equity group), its sell down of its majority interest in the Epworth Medical Imaging joint venture with Sonic Healthcare and the establishment of the Epworth Geelong university teaching hospital
  • Melbourne Pathology on its joint venture with Cabrini Hospital
  • RACV on its acquisition of the Nationwide Towing Group, its acquisition of the Grand Mercure Hobart Hotel and business from Hadleys Pty Ltd (administrators appointed) for $24.9 million, the acquisition of the Goldfields Resort from the former Novotel Resort in Creswick and the sale of its Salary Packaging Solutions business
  • Ridley Corporation (ASX listed) on the sale of its Westbury extrusion facility to Skretting Australia for $54 million, its acquisition of the Victorian rendering business and assets of BPL Melbourne Pty Ltd for $77 million, its acquisition of the Camilleri Stockfeeds business, its sale of Cheetham Salt Limited to Hong Kong based CK Life Sciences Int’l, (Holdings) Inc., for $150 million and its joint venture with Sanctuary Living regarding the future development of its site in Moolap, Victoria
  • Litmus Group on its merger with PPB Advisory
  • PPB Advisory on its merger with PwC 

Quentin holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University as well as a Master of Laws from Melbourne University.