Clarendons advises on the sale of Donesafe

Clarendon Lawyers recently advised the owners of Donesafe on its sale to the Health and Safety Institute (HSI). 

Donesafe is the developer and provider of the fastest growing cloud-based safety, compliance and risk platform. With clients including McDonalds, NAB, Audi, Telstra and the State of California, it is becoming one of the most well-known software names in the SME and Enterprise markets. 

HSI, based in Oregon, United States, is a family of over seven brands offering complete emergency care training, continuing education, safety training and chemical compliance solutions. With this transaction, HSI and Donesafe together will be able to create the world’s preeminent compliance platform in the workplace compliance, safety and training markets. 

Donesafe founders Matthew Knee and Matthew Browne and other key staff of Donesafe will continue to be involved in the Donesafe business going forward. 

The Clarendons team was led by Director Alex Bean, who was assisted by Associate Zhong Wu and Graduate Ashlee Maywald.  

Mr Bean congratulated the owners of Donesafe on the successful sale noting that “Clarendons are thrilled to have assisted with such a significant transaction for Donesafe. This transaction marks an exciting opportunity to drive rapid growth and value creation in the Donesafe business, and we look forward to seeing the business continue to grow.”  

Clarendons was assisted by Kat McMaster and David Thomlinson from Deloitte on the commercial and tax aspects of the transaction. HSI was advised by Gilbert + Tobin.