Darren joined Gresham in 2008 and is a Managing Director within the Corporate Advisory business.
Darren has a broad range of M&A transaction experience across multiple sectors with a particular focus on Consumer/Healthcare/Retail, Industrials and TMT. Darren has completed a full range of transactions including sell-side, buy-side, JV/merger, private equity, recapitalisation transactions and detailed strategic reviews.
Selected transaction roles at Gresham include: Telstra’s acquisition of Digicel, Telstra’s sale of 49% of its Mobile Towers, Healius sale of Montserrat Day Hospitals, Healius acquisition of Agilex, SeaLink’s acquisition of GoWest, Transit System’s reverse merger with SeaLink, Ruralco’s takeover by Nutrien, Japan Post’s $8bn acquisition of Toll Holdings, Boral’s US$1.6bn Plasterboard JV with USG, Platinum Equity’s $454m acquisition of 70% of Sensis and Treasury Group’s merger with Northern Lights.
Darren’s previous investment banking roles include 4 years with JPMorgan (including 2 years with JPMorgan in London) and prior to that ABN Amro’s Infrastructure Capital/PPP transaction team. In 2014, Darren completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University in the US. Darren is a UNSW Co-op Scholar and has a BSc from the UNSW.