Allens confirms role in Arnott’s acquisition

The firm fielded a cross-practice team to ensure the US$2.2bn deal is finalised

Allens confirms role in Arnott’s acquisition

Allens has confirmed its role in the blockbuster deal for Arnott’s, advising KKR & Co. in buying the iconic brand and parts of the international business of Campbell Soup in a US$2.2bn deal.

The top firm worked alongside Simpson Thacher & Bartlett to advise the private-equity giant on the deal. KWM earlier confirmed its role to Australasian Lawyer, saying it partnered with Weil, Gotshal & Manges to advise Campbell on the deal.

Allens fielded a cross-practice team to ensure the deal is finalised. Members of the firm’s team were:


  • Emin Altiparmak (partner)
  • Tom Story (partner)
  • Noah Obradovic (managing associate)
  • Keegan Lopez (senior associate)
  • Dixon Song (associate)
  • Andrew Lee (lawyer)
  • Kye-Ren Cheong (law graduate)

IP and PTA

  • Andrew Wiseman (partner)
  • Tommy Chen (senior associate)
  • Kaelah Ford (former senior associate)
  • Elliot Burton (associate)
  • Tiernan Christensen (associate)
  • Millie Grant (lawyer)
  • Max Jones (law graduate)

Technology, media and telecommunications

  • Michael Morris (partner)
  • Jessica Selby (managing associate)
  • Michael Anthony (associate)
  • Grace Walton (associate)
  • Tom Webster (associate)
  • Hamish McHardy (law graduate)

Real estate

  • Michael Graves (partner)
  • Lucy Woodruff (senior associate)
  • Olivia Roslaniec (associate)
  • Avan Jussawalla (senior associate)
  • Daniel Popple (associate)
  • Maddy Ryan (law graduate)


  • Simon Dewberry (partner)
  • Brad White (lawyer)

Disputes and investigations

  • Rachel Nicolson (partner)
  • Dora Banyasz (senior associate)
  • Ellie Wyatt (law graduate)

Environment and planning

  • Bill McCredie (partner)
  • Emily Johnstone (senior associate)
  • David Thorpe (senior associate)
  • Katherine McLellan (associate)
  • Rae Mozejko (associate)


  • Jacqueline Downes (partner)
  • Jennifer Bannan (senior associate)
  • Georgia Sands (associate)


  • Joseph Power (partner)
  • Craig Milner (partner)
  • Jay Prasad (senior associate)

Projects and development

  • David Donnelly (partner)
  • Kanana Fujimori (associate)
  • Helen Santamaria (associate)

Funds, super and wealth

  • Geoff Sanders (partner)
  • Philip Marquet (senior associate)

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