Nirangjan Nagarajah

Partner, Melbourne



Nirangjan Nagarajah is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, based in Melbourne.

Nirangjan has significant experience on complex public cross border transactions including listed company takeovers and schemes of arrangement. He also supports listed clients on all matters relevant to listed entities, including listing rule compliance, corporate governance, capital management and takeover defence.

Nirangjan advises private equity, superannuation funds and other investment fund clients on a wide range of commercial transactions including secondary market sales in the infrastructure and energy sectors.

Nirangjan has previously worked at the Australian Takeovers Panel and in the corporate finance division of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
High Court of Australia
Macquarie University
Bachelor of Commerce
Macquarie University


Spotless Group on the approx. $1.2 billion unsolicited takeover bid by Downer EDI Limited.*

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV/SA (ABI) on its approx US$108 billion global merger with SABMiller.*

AusNet Services on its acquisition of the Mortlake Terminal Station from Origin and ongoing long term service arrangements*.

Energy Developments Limited on its $1.4 billion acquisition by DUET Group by scheme of arrangement.*

Woolworths South Africa on its $2.15 billion acquisition of David Jones Limited by scheme of arrangement.*

Bidder for Transgrid, NSW poles & wires privatisation, which ultimately sold for $10.3 billion.*

Brookfield's lenders on the public company legal aspects of Brookfield’s proposed $8.9 billion scheme of arrangement to acquire Asciano Limited.*

SP AusNet (now AusNet Services) in relation to the $824 million sell-down of 20% of SP AusNet by its major shareholder, Singapore Power, to State Grid of China.*

IFM Investors on its coinvestment arrangements for its successful $5 billion bid for the Port of Botany and Port Kembla.*

Westpac and Hastings Funds Management in relation to the $2 billion sale of infrastructure assets to the Future Fund and management internalisation proposal.*

*Experience gained in a previous role