Stephen Carlton

Associate, Melbourne



Stephen Carlton is a Corporate Associate in the Firm's Melbourne office. He has experience on a broad range of corporate transactions, including equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and general corporate advisory. He also has a breadth of experience advising in corporate governance and capital management initiatives in both private and public contexts, including joint ventures, initial public offerings and large listed companies.

Before joining White & Case, Stephen was a solicitor in the Corporate team of a leading Australian and international law firm.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
RMIT University
Dip Ed
Latrobe University
Contemporary European Studies
Latrobe University


ADES International Holding Ltd, a Dubai International Financial Centre based company, and leading provider of offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa, on its US$696m listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Rosneftegaz, on the €10.2 billion 19.5% privatisation of Rosneft Oil Company, the leading oil company in Russia and one of the world's largest publicly traded petroleum companies. This formed part of one of the largest privatisation deals in Russian history.

Synthos S.A., a Poland-based petrochemicals company, on the acquisition of the entire share capital of INEOS Styrenics Holding B.V., which included the indirect acquisitions of subsidiaries located in France, the Netherlands and Turkey.

Monterrico Metals plc in relation to the recommended cash offer by Xiamen Zijin Tonngguan Investment Development Co. Ltd to acquire certain minority interests in Monterrico by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Helios Towers Nigeria Limited in relation to its proposed initial public offering on the standard listing segment of the London Stock Exchange, and on its subsequent sale to IHS Holding Limited, the largest telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Ameriabank CJSC in relation to the sale of an equity stake in the bank to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the largest single-ticket equity deal that EBRD signed in the region at the time of signing.

Alpha Trains group, continental Europe’s largest diversified specialist train leasing company, in relation to the corporate aspects of the refinancing of its existing bank debt facilities.

Pact Group Holdings Limited in relation to its $649m listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (Australia's largest IPO in 2013).

Calibre Group in relation to its $478m listing on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2012.