Megan Coall

Bio

Megan Coall advises clients on private and public mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial matters. She regularly counsels private equity investors and has particular experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. She also has experience in resources projects, including joint venture, offtake and infrastructure arrangements.

Ms. Coall’s representations have included:

  • Doughty Hanson in its proposed €1.5 billion sale of LM Wind Power Holding A/S to General Electric;
  • Vitol Investment Partnership in its US$830 million acquisition of a 50 percent interest in VTTI BV, a terminalling services company, from MISC Berhad, and the subsequent proposed US$1.15 billion sale by Vitol Group of a 50 percent interest in VTTI BV to Buckeye Partners;
  • BTG Pactual in relation to the spin-off of its commodities trading business, Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners;
  • Reichhold in its proposed merger with Polynt Group, the newly formed chemical composites company to be jointly owned by funds managed by Black Diamond Capital Management and Investindustrial;
  • LetterOne Holdings in strategic investments in the technology sector;
  • Permira Funds in its €2.2 billion sale of its portfolio company Iglo Foods Holdings to Nomad Holdings Limited;
  • Primesight and Intersection in their agreement with BT to provide LinkUK technology in London;
  • United Talent Agency in its acquisition of The Agency Group, the world’s largest independent music agency;
  • Murad in its acquisition by Unilever prestige brands; and
  • TORM in its 2015 restructuring, including the acquisition of the OCM Njord shipping group.

Ms. Coall’s experience prior to joining Skadden from a leading law firm in Sydney, Australia, in March 2015 includes advising:

  • Glencore (and previously Xstrata) in various private and public mergers and acquisitions, and joint venture and infrastructure arrangements in Australia, Africa and the Americas;
  • China Molybdenum in its US$820 million acquisition of an 80 percent interest in Northparkes Mines from Rio Tinto; and
  • Transurban, ADIA and AusSuper in their A$7 billion acquisition of Queensland Motorways.

Credentials

Education

  • GDLP, The College of Law, 2008
  • LL.B. (Honours I), University of Wollongong, 2007
  • B.Com. (Economics) (Distinction), University of Wollongong, 2007

Admissions

  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Megan Coall