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How restructuring and turnaround is different in a Covid environment

- Webinar https://bit.ly/33lGyWD

QLD

Wednesday 19th August 2020

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Webinar https://bit.ly/33lGyWD

With fiscal stimulus stepping back and liquidity issues coming to the fore it is critical to understand how turnaround advisors should be responding and the approaches to take in this changing environment. 

Join an expert panel for this practical webinar drawing on what trusted advisors should be focusing on when dealing with the various stakeholder groups within small and large businesses.

Guest speakers

Meredith Bennett
Meredith Bennett
Partner, Ashurst Australia

Meredith Bennett is a partner in Ashurst dispute resolution practice. Meredith has a broad practice which includes contractual claims and other corporate disputes, actions under the Australian Consumer Law, real property disputes, professional negligence actions, and insolvency related litigation. Meredith has significant experience acting on behalf of banks and financial services clients, and has represented such clients in both State and Federal Courts. She regularly advises and acts on disputes in the resources and government sectors. More

Kevin Higgins
Executive Directors, Vantage Performance

Kevin is Vantage Performance’s lead Executive Director in Queensland and has 20 years’ experience in transformation and restructuring. He has worked in a wide range of industries from civil, mining services, professional services, telecommunications and construction. He has proven himself to be a proactive and successful Chief Restructuring Officer; having led start-up, turnaround and high growth organisations.  More

Richard Hughes
Partner, Deloitte

Richard is the Queensland Restructuring Services Lead Partner. He specialises in corporate insolvency and business turnaround and has over 20 years of professional experience. His clients include corporates, major financiers and other professional advisors. Richard has broad experience across a range of sectors, including manufacturing, property, retail, tourism, motor vehicle dealers; however, his main speciality is Agribusiness. More

Peter Smith
Partner, Johnson Winter Slattery

Peter has 27 years experience in all aspects of corporate turnaround, reconstruction and insolvency. He has also specialised in insolvency and professional negligence related litigation, having prosecuted and defended negligence actions against accountants and directors arising out of liquidations and receiverships. Peter is endorsed as a leading restructuring and insolvency practitioner in Chambers Asia-Pacific (Australia) 2019 guide (and other publications) noting that clients praised him for his work in property receiverships in Queensland following the global financial crisis and recent environmental disasters. He has dealt with assets over AUD300 million in relation to these receiverships. In 2019, Peter was acknowledged in Best Lawyers as 2020 Queensland Lawyer of the Year for Insolvency and Reorganisation. More

Simon Vertullo
Partner, Integral Financial

Simon is an experienced CFO and consultant working in situations that require a senior finance executive to provide strategic leadership for managing performance, transactions, risk and turnarounds. In these situations he also support boards and other stakeholders in their decision making. The solutions, engagements and advice Simon delivers include: CFO roles overseeing finance, accountancy and treasury functions. Reporting for stakeholders such as boards, investors, banks and management. Developing and implementing turnaround action plans. Facilitating debt and equity transactions including refinancing, trade sales and IPOs. Negotiating with financiers and creditors to achieve restructuring. Simon has a consultative approach with an emphasis on commercial and practical solutions with rapid action for delivering outcomes. Simon is a Chartered Accountant and has broad financial, transactional and operational experience with significant exposure to complex situations and markets having worked with an extensive number of listed and large private companies in Australia, Asia and Europe. More

QLD

Wednesday 19th August 2020

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue



Webinar https://bit.ly/33lGyWD

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