Restructuring Companies - Voluntary Administrations
Appointed as Administrator then Deed Administrator followed by the Liquidation of Academy Roofing (Vic) Pty Ltd. -- one of Victoria's largest commercial roofing contractors including for Costco Supermarkets nationally, Melbourne's Wholesale Vegetable Market at Epping, and the Craigieburn Shopping Centre. This matter involved numerous complex issues.
Administrator of key company in a property investment group after the death of the director. The group had been funded by private borrowings from several different families. A Deed of Company Arrangement ("DOCA") resulted in all loans being repaid in full and the complex group structure was "unwound".
As Administrator to Australia's largest specialist university, court & library Bookbinder the core businesses were "right sized" and continued trading. The NSW Division was sold ; the well known Victorian trading name and modern equipment were also sold ; The large Victorian factory was closed.
Agribusiness & Allied Industries
Agribusiness Voluntary Administration of Fehring livestock Pty Ltd a cattle rearing and feedstock trading business involving numerous farming creditors.
Winery Supplies Pty Ltd
Sold Business & Unwound Complex Group Structure
Financial Recoveries & Investigations - Court Liquidations
Traded on during Liquidation the Business of Churchill Maintenance & Fabrication Pty Ltd to complete the Construction Work in Progress.
Forensic Investigations of Large & Complex "Phoenix" Liquidations.
Recovery Actions as Court Liquidator of Numerous Companies in diverse industries. Usually involving the immediate protection of remaining assets, forensic investigations, and informal mediations to settle claims including voidable transactions.
Charities & Not For Profits - Closing or Transferring Businesses & Companies
Advised on steps to transfer ownership of a Not for Profit ("NFP") School that had lost its accreditation prior to the solvent winding up of the company.
Advised the Mill Valley Ranch Christian Campsite during the gifting of the business and assets to Baptist Camping. Subsequently appointed Members Voluntary Liquidator to MVR.
Incorporated Associations - distributing surplus funds to Organisations with Similar Aims (by way of Members Voluntary Liquidations).
Returning Surplus funds of a Snow Ski Lodge to the Members. Similarly for a Property Venture owned by several families.
Members Voluntary Liquidations - Closing Companies for Shareholders
Numerous Members Voluntary Liquidations from small Companies with no remaining funds at bank to large Companies with significant bank balances
These MVLs have Included property developers & investors, small & large family investment companies,
companies previously running businesses, subsidiaries of an overseas corporation.
Creditors Voluntary Liquidations - Closing Companies that Cannot Pay Creditors
Formal Appointments to many insolvent construction companies from small "tradie" businesses to home builders and large contractors.
Liquidation of Swets Information Services Pty Ltd a subsidiary of a worldwide Netherlands group involved in the supply of publications to Universities and Libraries.
Voluntary Insolvent Liquidations of businesses in digital, timber harvesting & cartage, retailing, wholesaling, etcetera.