Sunrise Medical Group’s Acquisition of Magic Mobility


Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Sunrise Medical Group on its acquisition of multi-national wheelchair designer and manufacturer Magic Mobility.

Sunrise is a world leader in mobility vehicles including manual and powered wheelchairs, mobility scooters, mobility aids and customised seating and positioning systems. Sunrise Medical’s wheelchairs and mobility aids are sold in over 130 countries worldwide.

Magic Mobility is prominent family owned corporation, founded in Australia in 1994, who develops both manual and powered customised wheelchair solutions in order to allow users ease of manoeuvrability. Magic Mobility has operations in Australia, the United States, France, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Switzerland and South Africa.

Sunrise completed the acquisition of Magic Mobility effective 1 August 2018.

The team was led by partner Ben Smits (Picture) and senior associate Vianna Shing, who were supported by partners Elisa de Wit, Michael McKee and Bernard O’Shea, senior associates Jacqueline Plant and Stuart Robertson and associate, Rohan Sridhar.

Involved fees earner: Ben Smits – Norton Rose Fulbright; Vianna Shing – Norton Rose Fulbright; Michael McKee – Norton Rose Fulbright; Bernard O’Shea – Norton Rose Fulbright; Elisa de Wit – Norton Rose Fulbright;

Law Firms: Norton Rose Fulbright;

Clients: Sunrise Medical Limited;