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16 Sep

SLM advises on the sale of Ezipin Group to ASX listed Bill Express Limited

In M&A Advisory by chopsky / September 16, 2005 / 0 Comments

SLM today completed the sale of the Australian operations of fast growing pre-paid mobile phone technology, recharge and distribution company Ezipin Group Limited to market leader Bill Express Limited (ASX: BXP) for a combination of cash and shares. In this transaction, SLM also advised on related research and development funding and put and call option agreements involving BXP’s parent company Australian Pure Fruits Limited (ASX: AFL) and Ezipin’s Canadian subsidiary Ezipin Canada Inc.

The sale also marks the successful exit, at a significant profit to their entry price, of the investments of both convertible noteholders and shareholders, arranged by SLM from its network of high net worth investors, in two separate private equity funding rounds late last year.

The successful sale to BXP followed a dual track IPO/ trade sale strategy in which SLM acted as advisor to the Ezipin Group.

To enquire further about SLM’s role in this transaction, please contact:

Barry Lewin
Managing Director
Ph: 03 9629 4411
Email: barry.lewin@slmcorporate.com.au

28 Sep

SLM advises on the sale of significant construction equipment hire business to private equity interests

In M&A Advisory by chopsky / September 28, 2004 / 0 Comments

SLM Corporate today completed the sale of a fast growing, industry leading construction equipment hire group to a private equity syndicate based in Sydney.

The Company is the leading provider of fall protection safety systems in Australia, having developed and patented innovative guardrail systems that are used extensively on commercial, industrial and residential construction sites throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, and via distribution agreements in other Australian States and in New Zealand.

The Company has a long list of blue chip clients and is the only industry competitor with the ability to meet orders of large quantities of guardrail required by major construction companies and residential home builders.

SLM was engaged by the Company’s shareholders to act as its exclusive financial adviser in this transaction. SLM’s role included:

• Identifying exit options for the retiring shareholders;
• Preparing a detailed information memorandum and accompanying materials;
• Researching, identifying and targeting suitable acquirers
• Conducting a competitive tender process;
• Coordinating and managing the due diligence process;
• Negotiating the transaction details on behalf of the vendors;
• Coordinating the preparation and negotiation of legal documentation;
• Managing the entire transaction through to completion.

To enquire further about SLM’s role in this transaction and SLM’s experience in business sales, please contact:

Barry Lewin
Managing Director
Ph: 03 9629 4411
Email: barry.lewin@slmcorporate.com.au

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