Corporate Advisory

Corporate Advisory

Hugo Dudley-Smith
Managing Director, Sydney

Hugo is a Managing Director of Gresham's corporate advisory business.

Hugo has been involved in numerous M&A transactions and financing deals. Recent advisory roles have included: the partial sale of Lendlease’s retirement business to APG, the sale of Zip Water to Advent International, the takeover of David Jones by Woolworths Holdings, the sale of Zip Industries to Quadrant Private Equity, the sale of Lend Lease’s aged care business (Primelife) to Archer Capital.

Other roles have included the takeover of Coffey International by Tetra Tech Inc., the acquisition of Embracia Aged Care by McKenzie Aged Care Group, the acquisition of Valemus by Lend Lease, the takeover of Wattyl Limited by Valspar Corporation, the acquisition of Affinity Health by Ramsay Health Care, the sale of Lend Lease’s engineering consulting business to Jacobs Engineering Group, the sale of Coffey Rail, the acquisition of Babcock & Brown Communities by Lend Lease, and the sale of Unwired Group to Seven Network.

Prior to his time with Gresham, Hugo spent five years working in London and Sydney for Goldman Sachs in their Corporate Finance team.

Hugo studied at the University of Edinburgh and received a First Class Honours in Civil Engineering.

Tel: +61 2 9221 5133

Level 17, 167 Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 

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