Diamond National Partner
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Clients benefit directly from our 30 years of extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region.
Turnaround & Restructuring
Volatile market conditions and business disruptions are hurdles to business continuity and organizational transformation. As a result, more and more organizations consider restructuring as a viable option. Globally, the frequency, pace, size and complexity of bankruptcy and insolvency filings continues to increase. When faced with these situations or with business transformation opportunities, companies, boards of directors, investors, lenders and creditors around the world engage FTI Consulting for guidance and transformation solutions. We are one of the leading restructuring advisory firms in the world and our clients trust us to help them achieve the best possible outcomes.
Our senior professionals help drive successful turnarounds, including guidance on stabilizing finances and operations to reassuring all parties that proactive steps are being taken to enhance value. For clients in crisis, we develop liquidity forecasts, improve cash flow management, analyze and develop business plans, evaluate strategic alternatives, obtain additional financing, provide negotiation assistance and guide complex debt restructurings. We also provide analytical and advisory services to creditors of distressed borrowers to help maximize their recoveries.
Our deep expertise across many industries — including automotive, aviation and airlines, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, mining, agribusiness, real estate, retail and consumer products, and telecom, media and technology — enables us to quickly assess challenges and opportunities and to react immediately. Clients regularly engage us for restructuring, corporate recovery, litigation support, interim management, capital markets advisory, due diligence, merger integration and carve-outs, valuation, tax advisory as well as financial management and business transformation solutions.
Pickles are Australia’s largest valuation, advisory and asset remarketing organisation dedicated to delivering excellence at every step. We have a truly national footprint with 27 facilities nationwide, as well as one in Malaysia, and over 800 staff committed to the management of assets. We hold 150 online and onsite public auctions monthly, and in addition, we leverage fixed price sales, public tenders and expressions of interest to provide a solution tailored to our clients’ specific assets.
Pickles Advisory & Valuations
Pickles Advisory provides premium valuation and remarketing services. Our internationally trained team of valuers assist clients by implementing risk strategies, providing feasibility assessments and maximising asset realisation on every asset put to sale. We pride ourselves on our national reputation for integrity and the highest standards of business conduct.
Whether valuing a single asset or multi-site business, Pickles deliver accurate valuations and provide timely and succinct advice on the financial position of assets within a distressed business. We provide our clients with comprehensive asset registers for asset verification, identification, possession record purposes, and assist with informed decisions in any potential restructuring of business asset portfolios.
Asset Advisory Services
With a dedicated national team of professionals servicing the banking and restructuring industries, we are able to project manage and provide an end-to-end remarketing solution. We understand each appointment is unique and the importance of working with our clients to provide tailored solutions, whether it be:
- Asset disposal services including traditional onsite auctions, online auctions, fixed price sales, public tender and expression of interest.
- Asset purchase utilising our strong balance sheet. Being a privately owned business, we are agile and can act quickly to access funds to purchase assets
- Formal valuations
- Provision of industry data for investigative reporting
- Asset verification, identification and possession
- WH&S site risk assessments and plant assessments
- Asset protection including CCTV, electric fencing and comprehensive insurance with hail damage cover. Pickles owns and operates 22 branches
- Direct access to job specific asset database to monitor the remarketing process
- Asset remarketing proposals including, newsprint, a dedicated online site, industry specific media outlets, social media, television, radio and email
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Pickles Advisory team can help investigate potential firms, analyse the risks and benefits, financial modelling of the transaction, manage due diligence or handle negotiations. Our advice is rigorous, independent and tailored to provide you with the best possible outcome.
Platinum National Partners
Founded in 2004 by Chester Moynihan and Adrian Loader, Allegro is Australia’s most-awarded turnaround team. As specialists in transformational capital, our distinctly hands-on approach applies capital and expertise to unlock the potential and creating business value for the companies and investors we work with.
Since we began investing institutional capital, our market-leading operational improvement and restructuring capability has helped transform a number of underperforming businesses.
Our standing within the legal profession has been built over more than 60 years. Many of the values, characteristics and defining qualities from Arnold Bloch Leibler’s early beginnings continue to shape the firm as it stands today.
With offices in Melbourne and Sydney, the firm is operated as a professional practice rather than a corporatised business. The firm has a small firm feel with a big firm reputation, possessing influence within legal, business and political circles. We recognise that our success is defined by the quality of our people, our clients and of our work.
For more than 30 years, Scottish Pacific Business Finance has been providing funding solutions to owners of small to medium businesses and is Australasia’s largest specialist provider of SME working capital solutions.
With a focus on the future rather than the past, it is an ideal form of finance for a variety of situations including restructuring, turnaround, start-up and high growth phases
Scottish Pacific offers a comprehensive range of solutions including invoice finance (also known as debtor finance), trade finance, equipment finance and other specialised solutions that remove property security from the funding equation for business owners.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 146 countries and territories and in FY20 had close to 227,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.
KPMG helps management to stabilise the business, reorganise borrowings, enhance profitability and build a platform for sustainable growth.
At Kroll, we understand the pressures of restructuring businesses and investments in challenging times. We help companies, lenders and investors take charge of complex situations under the toughest conditions.
We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.
With more than 175 years of history and a talented and diverse team of over 1000 people, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and commitment to excellence. Our fundamental ambition is the success of our clients, and this is reflected in everything we do.
We advise on the most significant global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement. We are also at the forefront of some of the most high-profile public international law matters in our region, assisting governments and corporations with the resolution of highly complex cross-border disputes.
We are the firm of choice for many of the world’s leading organisations, with our people consistently recognised for providing outstanding client service and delivering exceptional results.
Our vision is to be the most progressive global law firm. For us, “progressive” is a mindset, an approach to how we do things. We instinctively take a fresh perspective on situations, exploring whether there are better ways of delivering practical, commercial solutions to the challenges our clients face in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.
Our Australian offices work on some of the most significant transactions in Asia Pacific, such as representing the New South Wales government on the sale of its electricity retail and generation assets — the country’s largest privatization. Baker McKenzie in Australia has recently advised Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) on its AUD 4 billion acquisition of the global asset management division (CFSGAM) of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). CFSGAM manages AUD 218.4 billion in funds investments for clients around the world, including many substantial investments in infrastructure assets. The transaction was subject to many regulatory approvals around the world. The Australian offices have also successfully acted for its client, Orora Limited (ASX: ORA), in entering into a binding agreement to sell its Australasian Fiber Business to a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Limited (Nippon Paper) for an enterprise value of AUD 1.72 billion.
Clayton Utz is a leading Australian law firm with a uniquely independent and diverse culture and service offering. As a full-service commercial law firm, they have experience in a range of specialisations and industry sectors, both in Australia and internationally.
Gilbert + Tobin was founded in 1988 by Danny Gilbert and Tony Tobin as a small team of lawyers focused on providing excellent legal advice on high-profile, complex matters.
We have had outstanding success since those early days. We are now recognised as a leading transactions, regulatory and disputes law firm. We handle some of the most complex transactions in Australia, advising acquirers, targets and financiers. We are trusted by clients on sensitive regulatory investigations and approvals, litigation and Royal Commissions.
Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading law firms. With 25 offices spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the US, we advise many of the biggest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the globe. Our Restructuring, Turnaround and Insolvency team is a market leader both nationally and globally with highly experienced specialists in a range of restructuring, distressed debt, special situations and formal insolvency transactions.
The bankers in our Sydney office work seamlessly with Houlihan Lokey’s global network of professionals to deliver world-class financial and strategic advice to clients located or doing business across the Australian region. The team has had a strong track record in the Australian market for over a decade, providing strategic alternatives that enhance shareholder value.
KordaMentha is an advisory and investment firm with prominent Turnaround, Forensic, Real Estate, and Restructuring practices. Established by Mark Korda and Mark Mentha in 2002, today the firm employs over 300 specialists across Asia-Pacific with diverse backgrounds including accounting, agriculture, real estate, law enforcement, data analytics, retail, investment banking, restructuring and the C-suite who apply their real world experience, together with rigour and creativity to help clients overcome complex commercial matters.
McGrathNicol is a specialist Advisory & Restructuring firm that has built a reputation for managing complexity and consistently delivering the results our clients need. Our team of independent experts work across all industry sectors and business sizes delivering valuable advice and high-quality outcomes. Our clients trust us with the most important aspects of their business.
MA Financial Group Limited, formerly Moelis Australia, is an ASX-listed financial services firm specialising in asset management, corporate advisory and equities.
Launched in 2009, we have advised on transactions worth over $110 billion and assisted clients to raise $11.5 billion in equity capital markets. Today, we have $5.4 billion in assets under management.
Established as a joint venture with NYSE-listed Moelis & Company – a leading global independent investment bank – the firm has grown to become a team of 300+ across Sydney, Melbourne, London, Beijing and Shanghai.
Gold National Partner
Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. These firms help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice.
Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2400 lawyers in 28 locations around the world works with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.
Silver National Partner
Allens is a leading international law firm with a long and proud heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work.
BDO is a trusted adviser to clients looking for Audit, Tax and Advisory services. As one of the world’s leading Audit and Accounting organisations, we have clients of all types and sizes from large corporate organisations to private businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals across an array of industry sectors.