Lauren is a corporate communications professional with 17 years’ experience. Throughout her career she has advised clients on communications strategies to support mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, major organisational changes and reputation management.
Prospa Group’s AU$610 million IPO
AP Eagers’ off-market scrip offer for Automotive Holdings Group
Allensford’s on-market cash offer for shares in The Reject Shop
Reece Group’s AU$1.9 billion acquisition of MORSCO
JCDecaux’s AU$1.12 billion acquisition of APN Outdoor
Unibail Rodamco’s AU$33 billion takeover of Westfield
Marley Spoon’s AU$200 million IPO
Viva Energy’s AU$4.9 billion IPO
General communications support and media strategy for clients recently including Adelaide Brighton, FlexiGroup, Healius, Prospa, Premier Investments, Seven Group and Viva.
Over the life of her career Lauren has also advised on major cross border transactions including SAB Miller’s $12 billion takeover of Foster’s Group, Dai-ichi Life Insurance’s $1.2 billion takeover of Tower Australia and Kirin’s $3.5 billion acquisition of the remaining shares in Lion (formerly Lion Nathan). For many of these projects, Lauren has run integration and change programs, supplemented by media positioning campaigns for the senior management teams post deal finalisation.
Prior to founding Domestique in February 2013, Lauren was the Managing Director of FTI’s Strategic Communications business for two years. Prior to this, she was Director of Transactions for the same firm, under different ownership (formerly Third Person and FD).
Lauren has a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Western Sydney and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.