Girish Rao

Associate, Melbourne



Girish is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, based in Melbourne.

Girish advises on a broad range of corporate transactions for both domestic and international clients, including mining and energy projects, public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions and general corporate advisory.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
University of South Australia


Notable recent matters include advising:

ARA Logos Logistics Trust (SGX:K2LU) on its acquisition of a majority stake in a logistics warehouse portfolio from Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc and Partners Group*

The founder of AroFlo, creator of a market leading job management software application, on the sale of a controlling interest in the company to US Private Equity*

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

A private investor on an investment via SAFE note in the Bangladeshi Safewheel project*

Uniti Group Limited (ASX: UWL) on its acquisition of Opticomm Ltd (ASX: OPC) via scheme of arrangement*

Various REITS managed by ARA Asset Management in relation to Australian and offshore debt facilities*

Uniti Group Limited (ASX: UWL) on its acquisition of Telstra's Velocity and South Brisbane Exchange FTTP assets*

Resource Venture Fund on its investment in common shares and warrants in Transatlantic Mining (TSX-V: TCO) via private placement*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case