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Newport Capital is Australia's largest and longest-established M&A corporate advisory firm focused on Technology, New Media and Telecommunications

High levels of ingenuity – “creative intelligence” – to provide innovative but practical advice to clients on buy-side, sell-side, IPOs and capital raise advisory engagements.

A team with deep knowledge, expertise and high level management experience in the TMT sector. We understand the issues and challenges faced by owners and managers.

A trusted and respected brand with a track record of success in completing 200+ TMT sector transactions over 26 years and an unblemished Australian Financial Services License.

A Practical Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

This highly readable book from Lou Richard, a 50 year veteran of International Corporate Business and founder of Newport Capital Group, provides a practical explanation of key technical and tactical aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and also provides insightful real-life descriptions – “digressions” – of transactions as they happened, proving that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

Why Choose Us?

1. Impeccable Track Record

Our most valuable achievement is the successful completion of 200+ transactions for more than a quarter of the century.

2. TMT Focused

Established in 1989 by the Australian tech industry veteran and author of the famous M&A book, “A Practical Guild to Mergers and Acquisitions”, Lou Richard. We are the leading TMT focused M&A Advisory firm in Australia.

3. Highly Experienced Team

A management team with combined experience spanning over 125 years in Asia Pacific and Europe on both Advisory as well as Corporate sides of the desk.

4. 26 Years History of M&A Advisory

Pioneers in the Australian TMT sectors, we have seen Australian Tech M&A market evolve through both the golden era of technological advancements and the tech bubble.

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Newport Capital TMT M&A Alerts

These alerts contain sanitized information on companies with which our team has had discussions or information has been passed onto our team by our wide range of TMT market relationships. You may request access rights to this privileged LinkedIn group.

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Recent Transactions selected transactions

Acquisition of 75% stake in Contact Centers Australia
Acquisition of Express Data and capital raise of $130M
Sell side advisory for sale to Atos (Australia)
Sell-side advisory for sale to NTT Data