Project Wamberal
Project Wamberal

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | OPERATIONAL REVIEW

We assisted the senior management team of a large family owned civil engineering business with a detailed review of its transport and logistics division. Our review and resulting recommendations covered financial performance and related KPIs, as well as operational efficiency, compliance and governance.

__Advisory__ __Operational Review__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Transport & Distribution
Project Berowra
Project Berowra

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | STRATEGY

Worked with the CEO and senior management of a large private food and beverage company to set the medium to long-term business strategy. We facilitated the Argenti process to conduct SWOT and strategy workshops, identifying the strategic 'elephants' facing the business. We also assisted with the development and assessment of strategic initiatives in the context of the business' objectives and earnings targets.

__Strategy__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Hospitality
Project Picture – New Zealand
Project Picture – New Zealand

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT

Assisted the Board of a large New Zealand print and media business with a review of its strategic options. Our review included valuing the business units on a standalone and group basis. During our review, we identified a number of operational improvement opportunities, and were subsequently engaged to assist with implementing these.

__Advisory__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Media & Communications
Project Vitale
Project Vitale

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Our client, a healthcare services business, had grown through acquisition and current systems failed to provide management with insights into profitability. We extracted and linked data across key business systems providing analysis and visualisation by location, division and employee which supported management in determining which business areas to invest in and which to exit.

__Advisory__ __Business Analytics__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Community
Project Bear Lake
Project Bear Lake

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | INTERIM MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

Assisted the CFO at a mid-market IT business with resourcing needs by seconding an experienced Senior Manager into the role of Interim Financial Controller. The expertise that we have brought to the role has also translated into the facilitation of coaching and training sessions for the broader Finance team.

__Advisory__ __Interim Management Solutions__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Infrastructure
Medibank
Medibank

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | EARNINGS IMPROVEMENT

We worked closely with Medibank as it prepared for Initial Public Offering (IPO). Our work included assisting management develop and implement a strategy to restructure an underperforming business unit to eliminate significant costs prior to Medibank’s IPO.

__Advisory__ __Earnings Improvement__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Community
Project Cosmic
Project Cosmic

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Our client acquired a company that owned and operated a mine in Africa. We conducted an in-country bribery and corruption risk assessment. We identified a number of potentially corrupt payments to government personnel and entities that occurred prior to the acquisition and undertook extensive detailed inquiries to identify issues and provide information to the Serious Fraud Office.

__Advisory__ __Business Analytics__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Resources
Project Ambition
Project Ambition

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | CASH & WORKING CAPITAL

Worked with a privately-owned transport and logistics business to determine the reasons for its 'flat' cash flow, despite recent sales and earnings growth. We facilitated staff workshops to assess key responsibilities, analysed recent working capital performance and metrics, reviewed cash forecasting and reporting practices. Our approach identified a cash 'release' of approximately $4 million.

__Advisory__ __Cash & Working Capital__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Transport & Distribution
Project Terrigal
Project Terrigal

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | FINANCIAL MODELLING & FORECASTING

Assisted the senior management of a large listed fashion retailing and wholesaling business with a financial modelling exercise, considering several scenarios for potential restructure, wind-down and sale of two main trading divisions and related brands. Our work involved extensive forecasting to help articulate the impact of these scenarios on the business and its cash flow over the longer term.

__Advisory__ __Financial Modelling & Forecasting__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Retail
Pacific T&R – New Zealand
Pacific T&R – New Zealand

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT

After selling Pacific T&R’s part-completed terpene and rosin extraction plant in New Zealand, we were engaged by the purchaser to project manage completion of the build. We identified and remedied a number of quality issues, secured the release of contractor retentions to the principal, and successfully completed a build that had run considerably over time and budget.

__Advisory__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Manufacturing
Project Waitara
Project Waitara

ADVISORY | STRATEGY & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT | CORPORATE STREAMLINING

Assisted the finance function of Fletcher Building as it undertook a large corporate streamlining project across its Australian and NZ operations. Our role required regular interaction with senior finance staff and close management of the project plan implementation to ensure planned savings were achieved on time. This resulted in the removal of over 40 entities from the Group structure.

__Advisory__ __Corporate Streamlining__ __Strategy & Business Improvement__ Construction & Engineering