Corporate Finance in Australia: Trends and Insights 2021

LIVE WEBINAR | Corporate Finance in Australia: Trends and Insights 2021

Thursday 10th June, 9:00AM – 10:00AM BST

9:00AM – 10:00AM BST 

With major reforms to Australia’s Foreign Investment Framework including a new national security test for foreign investment, thriving alternative finance streams including private equity and strong funding growth in the property market, the Australian corporate finance environment is more complex and dynamic than ever before.

Check in with our experts on the big trends that will shape corporate finance and investment decisions in Australia over the year ahead.

With Speakers:

Tim Baird, Assistant Secretary, Case Branch Foreign Investment Division, The Treasury

Tim Baird is an Assistant Secretary of the Case Branch in the Australian Treasury’s Foreign Investment Division and is responsible for advising the Foreign Investment Review Board and Treasury Ministers on significant and sensitive foreign investment applications.
Tim is also the State Director for Treasury in NSW and is responsible for the management of Treasury’s Sydney office.
Prior to joining Treasury, Tim was an investment banker with over a decade of experience at J.P. Morgan and Macquarie in Sydney and London.

Martin Hanrahan, Head of Corporate Advisory, ANZ

Martin is Global Head of ANZ’s Corporate Advisory business based in Sydney. Martin’s team is based in Australia and Asia with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and Hong Kong. Martin is a mergers and acquisitions specialist with an extensive track record of major public company takeovers, equity capital raisings and restructurings both in Australia and key international markets over a period of 20 years.

Gavin Bishop, Head of Industrial Capital Markets Australia, Colliers

Gavin is the Head of Industrial Capital Markets Australia and the Head of the NSW Industrial Team at Colliers International, where he has been specialising in industrial property for 20 years. Based in the Sydney CBD Head Office, Gavin manages a highly successful team of over 40 staff across broader Sydney in key industrial precincts.

Gavin specialises in the national industrial capital markets and has excellent relationships across a broad spectrum of institutional, international and private investors. Over Gavin’s time with Colliers, he has completed hundreds of deals in industrial property, settling over $14 billion in his career to date, and leasing over 400,000sqm. Gavin enjoys a 75% market share of industrial capital markets share in NSW.


Ravi Jeyaraj, Head of Private Equity Australia

Ravi Jeyaraj is Head of Private Equity Australia, based in Sydney. He has 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Navis Capital Partners and The Boston Consulting Group. He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Commerce and Economics from The University of Queensland, Australia.


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