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About Total Tools

Total Tools is a trade tool retailer in Australia, with over 80 stores nationwide. Total Tools offers professional trade tools, with expert service and advice.On June 22nd, 2020, Total Tools was acquired by Metcash at a valuation of $57M.

Total Tools Headquarter Location

20 Thackray Road

Port Melbourne, Victoria, 3207,


Latest Total Tools News

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on the sale of Total Tools to Metcash

Sep 4, 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on the sale of Total Tools to Metcash Total Tools operates Australia’s largest retail tool network with 81 stores across the country. The business has been operating for over 30 years and targets professional tradespeople who need high quality tools for commercial use. The retail network generated sales of approximately A$555 million for the 12 months ended 31 December 2019. The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by partner Michael Ziegelaar and senior associate Sam Kings , who were assisted by senior associates Andrew Earle, Amanda Cowan and Amy Repse and solicitors Ling Zhu, Yael Boneh and Andrew Julian. Herbert Smith Freehills partner Michael Ziegelaar said, “We are delighted to work with Total Tools on this transaction, which is a fantastic outcome for Total Tools’ shareholders and a testament to the hard work and achievements of its management team, led by Chief Executive Officer Paul Dumbrell and General Counsel and Company Secretary David Lambert, as well as the Total Tools franchisees.” Herbert Smith Freehills senior associate Sam Kings said, “The transaction demonstrates the quality of the Total Tools business. We look forward to watching its continued success as part of Metcash.” Want to share your company news with your industry?

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