Girish Rao

Associate, Melbourne



Girish is an associate in our Global M&A Practice, based in Melbourne, Australia. Girish advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions for both domestic and international clients

Bars and Courts
University of South Australia
University of Adelaide


Girish's experience includes representation of: 

EIG Partners on its proposed $18.4 billion acquisition of Origin Energy by scheme of arrangement in consortium with Brookfield 

Vast Solar on a US$586 million merger with NYSE listed SPAC, Nabors Energy Transition Corp

Metric Capital Partners, a UK based private equity firm, on its investment into Zambrero 

Adelis, a Nordic based private equity form, on its acquisition of Diakrit, a global real estate technology company

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures on a sell down of its Australian solar farm portfolio to OMERS

Jacuzzi Brands on its entry into Australia and New Zealand via an acquisition of Vortex Spas

Arena Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: AN) on its acquisition of the Sal de la Puna lithium brine project in Argentina*

Representation of ARA Logos Logistics Trust (SGX: K2LU) on its co-investment in wholesale logistics warehousing funds with Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc and Partners Group*

*Experience prior to joining W&C