Our Team

Gresham’s Corporate Advisory Team is comprised of 40 executives and 10 senior advisors across our three offices.

Corporate Advisory

Julian Babich
Executive Director, Sydney

Corporate Advisory

Julian joined Gresham Partners in 2016 as an Executive Director within the Corporate Advisory business. 

Julian has over 13 years of experience advising on corporate strategy and M&A transactions across a broad range of sectors, including regulated utilities, transport infrastructure, natural resources and energy infrastructure, property, telecommunications and agriculture.

Notable transaction experience includes: 

  • (2018) Acting for First State Super on its acquisition of the land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria for a term of 40 years;
  • (2018) Acting for Whitehelm on its acquisition of AGL’s distributed generation and CNG refueling assets;
  • (2017) Acting for Lendlease on its investment into the Milan Santa Guilia mixed use urban regeneration project;
  • (2017) Acting for Lendlease on the restructuring of Lendlease Retirement Living into a joint venture with APG;
  • (2017) Acting for Palisade on its acquisition of Sunshine Coast Airport;
  • (2016) Acting for the Lonsdale consortium comprising the Future Fund, QIC, GIP and Borealis on its acquisition of a 50 year lease of Port of Melbourne; 
  • (2015) Acting for a consortium comprising IFM and QIC on its bid for TransGrid;
  • (2014) Acting for a consortium comprising IFM and QIC on its bid for QCLNG Pipeline;
  • (2012-13) Acting for Archer Daniels Midland on its multi-phase 19.9% stakebuild in GrainCorp and on its subsequent recommended takeover offer for GrainCorp;
  • (2012) Acting for BG Group on the disposal of a part interest in QCLNG upstream tenements and an LNG train; and,
  • (2010-11) Acting for Telstra on its multi-pronged cooperation agreement with the government-owned NBN Co.

Prior to joining Gresham, Julian worked for Macquarie for 5 years (in Australia and South Korea) and then for Barclays for 6 years (based in Australia).

Julian holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and a Masters of Finance (Dean’s Honor Roll) from INSEAD.

Corporate Advisory

Australia’s leading independent M&A and corporate advisory business.

Funds Management

Manager of specialist funds via debt, mezzanine and preferred equity investment and as agent for our international affiliate partners.

Property

Providing a full suite of advisory, financing and structuring solutions to the property and development industry.

Capital Solutions

Gresham offers a range of independent debt solutions including debt advisory, financial restructuring and structured capital.

Careers

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