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STRATEGIC ADVISORY
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
CAPITAL RAISING
GOVERNMENT POLICY

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  • Strategic Advisory

    Enterprise has a recognised track record of success in growing and streamlining businesses in the private and public space. Start-ups with bold aspirations through to established companies seeking strategic renewal and or, improved returns. We provide strategic guidance and valuable insights designed to capture and create value through:  

     

    Strategic Business Reviews Understanding key profit drivers and enablers; identifying critical issues, and financial and operational performance against industry benchmarks; while providing insights, evidence based market strategies and business renewal options.  

     

    Due Diligence Corporate governance advice for public and private companies; ASIC, ASX and financial reporting requirements.  

     

    Advisory Boards Experienced; knowledgeable, ‘hand-picked’ advisors providing an independent, supportive and flexible alternative to a Board guiding a particular strategy or ongoing, strategic and governance guidance.  

     

    Mentoring With leadership skills and styles suiting specific strategies or phases, tapping into a mentor; broadens a leader’s impact and effectiveness while attracting complementary talent to deliver on growth and or underpin succession planning.

  • Capital Raising

    Enterprise is well equipped to assist clients raise capital through equity raising, debt financing or public listing. Assisting companies strengthen and communicate their growth strategy, position the preferred capital strategy for potential investors, and assist in negotiations to optimise and accelerate results.  

     

    Debt Financing and Restructuring Facilitating relationships with major and bespoke lenders in debt restructuring and negotiated workouts.  

     

    Equity Raising Leveraging a network of private and institutional investors aligned to key growth sectors.

  • Government Policy

    With the Australian Government expecting to spend $550.87 Billion in the 2019/2020 FY, the Federal budget provides significant guidance to Australian organisations seeking to strategically align with or navigate, Australia’s policy positions.

     

    Enterprise has worked closely with all levels of government and understand the nexus between industry, business and government so as to provide guidance through the strategic issues and opportunities.

     

    We help build capability and capacity to increase organisational success by advising on:

     

    • Public/private partnerships (PPP’s);
    • Public sector governance, accountability and compliance regimes;
    • Research, development and business commercialisation opportunities;
    • Tendering and grant strategy, policy related issues;
    • Market access strategy; and
    • Optimising Federal and State international trade missions.  

     

    We provide guidance on the mechanics of government to decipher and align client opportunities; issue resolution and Senate Estimates preparation and support.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Holistic deal structuring in dynamic environments requires meeting people, legal and regulatory obligations while delivering on shareholder expectations and increasingly; active stakeholders.

     

    Enterprise advises on being M&A ready, articulating the strategy and ensuring only the right deals proceed. We bring insight and sector experience to opportunities suited for value creation and integration success.  

     

    M&A Advice on strategy, structure, stakeholder communications and transition planning.  

     

    Acquisition and Investment Sourcing Identifying and qualifying targets through strong strategic reviews, analysis and due diligence.  

     

    Asset and Business Divestments Advice on a structured sale process designed to meet strategy objectives and optimise returns.  

     

    Succession Strategy, Buys Outs and Corporate/Capital Re-structuring Advice on strategy and capital facilitation.

  • We pride ourselves on being trusted corporate advisory specialists

    We draw on our collective expertise to align your business strategy with game changing opportunities to build shared value for your shareholders, participants in the supply chain and customers. We're focused on supporting our clients achieve their strategic goals. Our advice is tailored from insights and experience with the trends shaping sectors, industries and markets in Australia and the region.

  • Sean
    Edwards

    Executive Chairman


    Following a successful business career building up and leading private and public, property and wine companies Sean was elected as a Senator to the Australian Parliament. Sean served as a member of the Australian Senate from 2011 to 2016, representing South Australia and worked extensively in the Economics, Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade and Rural Affairs and Transport Standing Committees, Chairing the Standing Committee of Economics between 2014 and 2016.

    As a Senator he made a major contribution to the policy debate on Australia’s energy future, inclusive of a widely published submission to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission (2016). Further, his public contribution spearheaded a successful campaign to implement a Competitive Evaluation Process for the supply of 12 submarines to the Australian Defence Force, the largest commitment by a government to maritime forces since 1901.

    As Chairman of Enterprise Corporation, corporate advisory specialists based in Adelaide, Sean heads a team that is focused on delivering concentrated guidance to clients in the areas of Government Policy, Business Strategy, Capital Raising, and Mergers and Acquisitions for a range of clients across various sectors, including technology, the space industry, defence related business, tourism, and agriculture. Businesses are in the SME to large scale and at the start up entry point to well established business exploring growth and developing opportunities to add value in an ever-changing business environment.

    More recently, through a series of successful strategic reviews and fundraising campaigns Sean has enjoyed bringing together the subset of all his life experience to forge exciting futures for numerous established and start-up businesses in Australia as they aspire to local and international expansion and revenue growth. His knowledge of politics and business combined with his understanding of capital and trade markets, industry and government policy has afforded him a highly valued perspective on how to conduct business today.


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  • Rose­anne
    Healy

    Managing Director
    BA (Econ), MBA, MBR (Commerce), GAICD


    Roseanne is experienced in corporate strategic advisory and investment management. Previously she worked at JB Were; the Australian investment house in its retail/IPO division. She held positions of Tribunal Member for the Office of Consumer and Business Affairs and CEO influencing South Australian investment attraction. Roseanne has also worked as an advisor to the boards of public and private companies including Wesfarmers, Harvey Norman, Brand Collective Australia, General Motors Holden and Porsche. Roseanne leads a boutique private equity firm and is a director on both government corporations and private company boards. Roseanne holds a Bachelor of Economics/Arts; and a Master of Business Research (Commerce) and MBA from the University of Adelaide. She later returned to study an LLB at the University of Adelaide’s law school.

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  • Grant
    Norman

    Finance Director
    CA


    Grant is a longstanding member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

    Having spent 10 years as a chartered accountant in public practice, Grant went onto spend the next 20 years in senior finance roles primarily in the private sector however with listed sector experience emanating from this as a result of his key role in a number of corporate transactions. Notably, Grant’s most significant experience and expertise has been established in the viticulture and wine industries. Grant’s accomplished corporate finance background has seen him play a key role in a number of transaction teams spanning ASX listings, prospectus development, mergers, acquisitions, de-listings and divestments, further drawing on his governance and regulatory expertise.

    With an accomplished commercial background, Grant has been a valuable contributor to the not for profit sector as both a Director, Advisor and Mentor at the State and National Level.

    Grant brings a depth of corporate financial experience and expertise readily transferable to businesses of any size and ambition.

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  • Enterprise connects talent, ideas and capital through its network of advisors who provide strategic insights, expertise and on the ground experience, providing clients with adept advice and a commercial advantage in the market.

  • Hon Chris
    Schacht

    Special Counsel
    FAICD, JP


    Chris is a former Senator for South Australia in the Australian Parliament and between 1993 to 1996 was a Minister in the Keating Government at various times including, Minister for Small Business, Customs, Science and Construction. As Minister he was also responsible for the Australian Space Program, the Patents Office and for Industrial Standards.

    During 1990-1993 he Chaired the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. Further, the committee dealt with International Human Rights issues.

    Since leaving parliament in 2002 he has established a consultancy business advising companies, particularly SME’s, on national and international strategic issues. He is and has Chaired start-up companies including start ups in the high-tech space. He has been extensively involved in developing businesses focused on trade and strategic engagement between Australia and China and over the last 30 years he has visited China approximately 70 times.

    More broadly, Chris has Chaired a number of arts and cultural organisations and notably was until 2013 President of the Australian Volleyball Federation for 16 years.

  • Ben
    Gibson

    Senior Associate
    BA (Ag.Bus), MBA, FGLF12


    Ben is a wine and spirits industry professional with over 20 years of global experience in Australia, New Zealand, China, Spain, United States, Argentina, United Kingdom and Europe, Middle East and Africa.

    Ben has held a number of Director roles across viticulture, winemaking, production, supply chain, brand visitation and various other technical support functions.

    Ben has strong skills in the areas of operations management, strategy development, asset/capital management, financial management, commercial negotiation, procurement, supply chain, people and productivity, lean production and technical innovation.

    Having held a number of board and advisory positions including the Chair of Vinehealth Australia and President of the South Australian Wine Industry Association, Ben understands the importance of establishing strong relationships between industry and government.

    Ben has a personal interest in building strong relationships and providing tailor-made advice to suit both new and established businesses of varying sizes; assisting them to reach their growth potential.

    Ben’s diverse skillset and depth of expertise and experience uniquely places him to be able to provide knowledge and practical hands on experience to business across a range of industries.









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