We are thrilled to announce the latest addition of corporate advisory to Mackay Goodwin. The expansion into corporate advisory offers services to grow client’s businesses.

The pandemic shed light on the urging need to assist businesses in navigating economic challenges. Our nimble and innovative team strive on empowering Australian businesses to get on the front foot by achieving great outcomes.

Due to the expansion, the team at Mackay Goodwin offer expertise for all areas of the business life cycle. CEO Domenic Calabretta has stated, “ Goodwin has always specialised in helping businesses recover from economic challenges. Over the last year it has become very apparent there are also some fantastic organisations, both listed and unlisted, as well as start-ups, which require specialist corporate advice about the most suitable business structure, growing their operations organically, how to secure funding or attract new investors, and how to execute mergers and acquisitions”.

While we will continue to help businesses to restructure, it is imperative for our economy that new businesses can emerge, with a solid foundation for success, and the team at Mackay Goodwin is passionate about helping them to flourish”.

The expansion comes with the appointment of two Joint Head of Advisory to lead the division; Anthony Lucic and Michael J Bogue.

We welcome Anthony Lucic to Mackay Goodwin, bringing an extensive 15 years insight and experience advising business and government organisations. Working closely with an abundant of Fortune 500 companies and international governing bodies, Anthony’s skillset is one of kind. His breadth of knowledge for the new Advisory division includes directing multiple business units simultaneously, maximising investment outcomes, driving commercial initiatives, mitigating risk and ensuring advisory expectations are met.

Michael J Bogue enters Mackay Goodwin with more than 25 years experience as an M&A practitioner and senior business executive across multiple industry sectors. Working in both boutique and large M&A practices as Co-Head of Mining & Metals for Asia Pacific and Australian Oil & Gas for JPMorgan Chase & Co’s investment banking unit. Michael’s experience ranges from large-scale cross border M&A transactions through to start-ups sets him in the ideal position to advise businesses on scaling, debt and equity capital raising and moving towards ASX listings.

Their combined skillset allows them to work across all business sizes, geographies, and industries. We welcome Michael and Anthony to the team,” says Calabretta.

“The team is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and corporates to meet their business objectives and prosper in these challenging times. Navigating business set-up and structure, and securing finance, even as banks have tightened lending criteria, is critical for Australia’s economic growth,” he continues.

For businesses seeking capital to start, scale or bridge, our advisory team can lay the groundwork by providing the operational and financial expertise needed to realise an idea. We can help shore up businesses, make a solid case to lenders, investors and other stakeholders, and facilitate connections.