Managing Director, Sydney
Darren is a Managing Director within the Corporate Advisory business.
Whilst retaining a particular interest in the Agriculture and Healthcare space, Darren has a broad range of M&A transaction experience across multiple sectors including: Agriculture, Healthcare, Consumer/Retail, Industrials and TMT. Darren has completed a full range of transactions including sell-side, buy-side, JV/merger, private equity, recapitalisation transactions and detailed strategic reviews.
Recent transaction roles at Gresham include: PMP’s merger with IPMG, Nanshan’s minority acquisition of Virgin Australia, Japan Post’s $8bn acquisition of Toll Holdings, Ruralco’s acquisition of water services business Total Eden, Boral’s US$1.6bn Plasterboard JV with USG, Platinum Equity’s $454m acquisition of 70% of Sensis and Treasury Group’s merger with Northern Lights.
Darren’s previous investment banking roles included 4 years with JPMorgan (including 2 years with JPMorgan in London) and a year within ABN Amro’s Infrastructure Capital/PPP transaction team. Darren was a management consultant with AT Kearney for 3 years prior to investment banking.
In addition to client responsibilities and execution roles, Darren is actively involved in Gresham’s recruitment and training and development programme.
In 2014, Darren completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University in the US. Darren is a UNSW Co-op Scholar and has a BSc in Business and IT from the UNSW.
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