Peter is a director at Henslow, Oaklins’ member firm in Australia. He has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance advisory in the industrial and resource sectors, having advised large and small corporate firms in fields such as technology, recruitment, business services, agribusiness (sugar, grains, wine), waste management, oil & gas, minerals, facilities maintenance, media (outdoor advertising, newspapers, radio, television), engineering services and healthcare (imaging diagnostics, private hospitals). Notable deals Peter has advised include Tokyo-based NTT Data Corporation on the acquisition of Extend Technologies and Hess Group of Switzerland in their bid for ASX-listed Peter Lehmann Wines. More recently, he advised Maggie Beer on its divestment to Longtable Group (ASX:MBH) and Byron Energy (ASX:BYE) on debt and equity raisings and joint venture arrangements in its path to becoming a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas producer.
From 2000, Peter was a principal and director at Baron Partners, which merged with Henslow in 2018. Through the 1990s, Peter held senior positions in the corporate advisory team of Hambros Australia, following on from advisory experience gained with boutique merchant bank Gresham Partners and audit and accounting roles with Deloitte in the UK and Australia. Peter has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Strathclyde University and is a qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He also successfully completed the membership qualifications for the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.