New Zealand

“Resilience can be taught and learned, but it’s difficult to grasp. Life is fun, enjoy it.

Karl Bennett

Director, Corporate Advisory

Karl has extensive experience in leading large commercially sensitive projects for public and private businesses across a range of industries.

He draws on this experience to assist clients with a broad range of advisory work including mergers & acquisitions, capital raising (including IPOs), due diligence, financial modelling (including budgeting and forecasting) and reporting.

Karl has gained 20 years’ global experience working in private equity, capital markets, banking and professional services.

Consistent communication has helped Karl to successfully manage teams and stakeholders, lead change and provide practical advice.

A truly global citizen, having worked in several countries and travelled to over 50, Karl has worked for Big Four firms KPMG and EY, and held senior roles in banking, retail and manufacturing businesses. He also retains several high-profile Board directorships.

He brings his positive attitude and outstanding experience to each client engagement.

The Facts:

Core Expertise

  • Business sale transactions
  • Banking and external finance
  • Business improvement and strategy
  • Valuation assessments
  • Due diligence
  • Capital structuring

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) and member of CAANZ
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business Studies (Majoring in Accountancy & Finance)

Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Technology
  • Retail & Manufacturing
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Power & Utilities
  • Food Services
  • Property & Construction

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