Luke Jedynak is a Senior Associate (effective July 2020) in the firm’s corporate and commercial team. He works for a diverse range of commercial clients, including ASX 100 companies, private equity firms and large privately-held businesses.
Luke assists his clients on a diverse range of commercial matters, including initial public offerings on the ASX, large-scale mergers and acquisitions as well as smaller, strategic investments. Luke is known for his smart, commercial and outcomes-focused approach to transactions.
Luke joined Arnold Bloch Leibler in 2016 and was admitted to practice in 2017. He has undergraduate degrees in law and chemical engineering as well as a master of laws from the University of Melbourne.
Luke is currently undertaking a part-time MBA at the Melbourne Business School.
Recent transactions Luke has acted on include:
- Proposed acquisition by Crescent Acquisition Corporation, a US blank check company listed on the NASDAQ and managed by Crescent Capital, of Australian fitness chain F45 Training
- Kogan.com Limited’s acquisition of all intellectual property and goodwill from leading Australian furniture and homewares retailer Matt Blatt
- Nufarm’s divestment of its Latin American business to Sumitomo Chemical for AUD$1.18 billion
- Representing the CEO and major shareholder of Australian based hydraulics manufacturer RYCO Hydraulics in relation to Italian based Manuli Rubber Industries’ acquisition of a majority shareholding in RYCO
- The merger of Apotex Australia and Arrow Pharmaceuticals to form Australia’s largest generic pharmaceuticals company
- Acting for the minority shareholders of Australian wagering company BetEasy in relation to the sale of their remaining interest in BetEasy to Canadian gaming company The Stars Group and Stars’ subsequent merger with Irish bookmaker Flutter Entertainment plc
- Sale of Burwood HealthCare to Primary Health Care Limited (now Healius Limited), and
- Acting for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in relation to its acquisition of the Krispy Kreme Australia and New Zealand franchise business from its founding shareholders.