Maggie Maconachie
Maggie Maconachie
Maggie Maconachie Senior Associate

Maggie Maconachie

Senior Associate

About Maggie

Maggie advises major Australian commercial and investment banks and commercial borrowers on assets and structured finance, acquisition and corporate finance, property and restructuring and workouts.
What she does

Maggie's expertise includes drafting or reviewing and negotiating finance documents, running the transaction and the conditions precedent process, and drafting and issuing opinions/sign-offs on documentation. 

Who she works with

Maggie's clients include major Australian commercial and investments banks including Westpac, St George Bank, Investec Bank,as well as commercial borrowers such as Centuria Property Funds and Brookfield Australia.

Work done recently
Investec funding of Clearview bid
Ben Burney and his team recently advised Investec on its funding of Crescent Capital's off market bid for ClearView Wealth Limited.
Crescent Capital - Pentair Water Solutions, Breezway and Lifehealthcare Group
Ben Burney and his team recently advised Crescent Capital on the funding of its investments in Pentair Water Solutions, Breezway Australia and Lifehealthcare Group.
Centuria acquisition funding
Ben Burney and his team recently advised Centuria on its funding of the acquisitions of 10 Spring Street and 175 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, 441 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne and 19 Corporate Drive, Cannon Hill, Queensland.
CentralNic Group debt and equity raising and acquisition finance
Our team advised CentralNic Group, an AIM-listed internet registry service provider based out of the UK, on the Australian aspects of its global debt and equity raising, and its financing of various Australian and New Zealand acquisitions.
Westpac funding of GDI IPO
Ben Burney and his team recently advised Westpac on its $205 million funding of the IPO of GDI Property Group.
What her clients say

"We had an excellent experience working with Ben and Maggie on the debt negotiations for a recent private equity transaction. At all stages we felt entirely comfortable that the process was running smoothly and we appreciated being able to draw on the expertise and market knowledge of the team throughout the deal. Ben and Maggie were a pleasure to work with and we look forward to partnering with Sparke Helmore again on future transactions." – Yin Shum, Crescent Capital Partners


Maggie has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (honours) degree.

Life before Sparkes

Maggie returned to Sparke Helmore in 2011 following a role as a banking and finance lawyer at Middletons.

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Maggie Maconachie
t: +61 2 9373 1409
m: +61 412 265 565
o: Sydney
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