at Mergers & Acquisitions have diverse corporate backgrounds
including experience in management, marketing and financial
services, as well as having held senior executive positions
in large corporations and public listed companies.
has been involved with Mergers & Acquisitions for
15 years. He had previously held senior positions in
sales and marketing for a number of world leading companies
and worked out of the UK, South Africa and Australia.
Following accounting and legal studies, Ross started
one of Australias largest business broking operations
that he later sold to a public listed company. Ross
has attended conferences around the world on subjects
that impact upon this industry and has been a regular
lecturer and trainer on the subject. Ross operates out
of our Perth office.
the past 10 years Martin has been negotiating deals
with Mergers and
Acquisitions valued up to $20 million.
Martin has a background
in accounting and auditing and spent eight years working
on Projects in South East Asia whilst at the same time
maintaining interests in medium-sized businesses in
Australia. Martin travels to Asia frequently matching
opportunities and servicing existing clients. Martin
operates out of our Perth office.
a CPA member of CPA Australia, has a Bachelor of Business
Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
and Investment, and is a director of Mergers & Acquisitions.
He has a strong background in commerce including around
16 years in senior Accounting, Finance and Company Secretarial
positions in a number of public listed companies. These
companies were involved in various activities including
mining, exploration, resources services, merchant banking,
stockbroking, insurance broking, R&D, and manufacturing.
Jeff has a great deal of experience in public company
takeovers and medium to large business sales, acquisitions
and valuations across a wide range of industries. Jeff
has been with Mergers & Acquisitions for 10 years
and operates out of our Perth office.
Robin has held
senior positions as an Accountant, Financial Controller,
Managing Director and Executive Vice President working
in NZ, Australia, UK, Belgium, France the USA. These
positions included frequent involvement in various other
European countries as well as Japan.
His extensive management experience spans 30 years with
many leading public companies including: GEC, Comeng,
ANI and Evans Deakin. During that time Robin was personally
involved in a considerable number of acquisitions covering
a broad spread of industries including, medical, engineering,
industrial, service, distribution, and manufacturing.
Robin operates out of our Sydney office.
is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute
of Directors. He has had broad experience in small to
medium businesses over aperiod of 30 years. This experience
has been in public practice and as a Public Company
He was a partner in the Brisbane office of Ernst &
Young until 1987 and then 7 years as an Executive Director
of Power Brewing Ltd, responsible for corporate finance
and strategy. In both these roles he had extensive experience
in the Sale and Acquisition of businesses and corporations.
He subsequently spent a further 6 years in practice
as a corporate advisor involving strategic advice, due
diligence reviews, finance restructuring and capital
formation up until joining Mergers & Acquisitions.
Ian operates out of our Brisbane office.
Frank is a finance
professional with a chartered background and extensive
manufacturing sector experience gained in several management
roles with James Hardie Industries Limited.
He has held various
key operational management positions with profit centre
responsibility for the UK-based Rentokil-Initial plc
Group, as well as head their local merger and acquisition
activities. His involvement included trouble-shooting
activities for poorly-performing areas of their business.
Frank headed up a business advisory firm which focussed
on implementing profit growth strategies for stalled
businesses, many of which used the acquisition and disposal
route to develop and strengthen their trading operations.
He is a Fellow
of CPA Australia and operates out of our Sydney office.
Ray Prentice is a Certified
Practising Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business
He has extensive experience
in the management of privately owned business with more
than 27 years experience, with 18 years as a partner,
in public accounting practice in Perth and Sydney.
Ray's business experience
includes corporate restructuring, financing, succession
planning and business exit strategy, business development,
business acquisitions and disposals spanning a wide
range of industries including manufacturing, transport,
engineering, wholesale and distribution and services.
Ray joined our Perth
office in 2004.
Todd holds a Bachelor
of Commerce from UWA and, during his time with
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (in the Energy and Mining division
of both the Perth and Brisbane offices), qualified as
a Chartered Accountant.
After a stint as a Senior
Accountant with a ASX listed entity, Todd moved to London
for 4 years. During this time he held key reporting
positions with some of the worlds most prestigious companies
including Diageo and Warner Music before moving to a
merchant bank. During his time with the bank, Todd was
instrumental in the sale of the bank to a competitor
and post transaction was tasked with improving the performance
of a key under-performing division of the combined business.
After relocating back
to Western Australia and the completion of a project
role with Rio Tinto, Todd joined the Mergers & Acquisitions
team. Todd operates out of our Perth office.