Takeover activity in the Australian public market remains robust with 29 control transactions launched in H1 2018 by either takeover bid or scheme of arrangement with a total implied value of AU$27.5 billion. 

Foreign investment in Australian ASX listed companies remains strong with 78% by deal value and 59% by number in this period. 

Dentons' Takeover guide for Australian companies listed on the ASX provides an overview of the key legal issues and regulatory requirements which apply to the takeover of an Australian publicly listed company. 

The guide will assist foreign advisers and investors in understanding the threshold issues to take into account when considering the potential acquisition of Australian publicly listed company.

You can read the guide here.

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