Managing Director, Melbourne
Mark is a Managing Director of Gresham’s corporate advisory business.
Mark has over 18 years’ experience in investment banking, corporate advisory and law. Mark’s experience extends across a broad range of sectors and corporate finance transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, divestments, demergers and capital raisings.
Mark has advised on numerous major transactions, both domestically and internationally, including: Wesfarmers on its demerger of Coles; Asciano on its takeover defence and subsequent scheme of arrangement with a consortium including Qube, Brookfield, GIP, CPPIB, CIC, GIC, bcIMC and QIA; BHP Billiton on the demerger of South32; First State Super on the acquisition of Victorian Land Registry Services; Foster’s on its takeover defence and subsequent scheme of arrangement with SABMiller; Foster’s on the demerger of Treasury Wine Estates; Asciano on the strategic review of its ports business; the controlling shareholder in The North Australian Pastoral Company on the sale of a majority interest to QIC; Computershare on the sale of Connectnow to AGL; Dun & Bradstreet Inc. on the sale of its Australian and New Zealand businesses to Archer Capital; Sensis on the sale of Location Navigation to TomTom NV; Transaction Capital on the acquisition of Recoveries Corporation; AustralianSuper on the sale of its interests in Loy Yang; PepsiCo Inc. on the acquisition of Russia’s largest juice company, JSC Lebedyansky; Medi-Clinic International on the acquisition of the largest private healthcare group in Switzerland, Hirslanden AG; Nordzucker AG on its acquisition of Danisco Sugar AS; the IPO of one of Russia’s largest food companies and the IPO of IOOF Limited on the ASX.
Prior to joining Gresham, Mark worked at Dresdner Kleinwort in London. Mark has also worked as a corporate lawyer.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws at Monash University, he has completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment at the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and has been admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Tel: +61 3 9664 0300
Level 39, 120 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia