Minter Ellison ranked as an ‘elite’ firm for competition law by global antitrust journal

For the fourth consecutive year, Minter Ellison has been ranked as one of Australia’s ‘elite’ firms for competition law by Global Competition Review, an antitrust and competition law journal and news service, in its annual global survey of competition law practices. 

The firm said that this top-tier ranking acknowledges its competition and regulatory team’s work, reputation, experience and eminence in the Australian market.

Headline assignments underpinning the latest ranking included advising on the Australian side of the $2.6bn (£1.6bn) merger between Hertz Global Holdings and Dollar Thrifty and acting for United Parcel Service in its €5.2bn (£4.3bn) acquisition of TNT Express.

In domestic takeovers, the team worked with Essilor International in its acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in photochromic lens maker Transitions Optical and is acting for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory in relation to the three-way bidding war to control the company.