Hugo is a Managing Director of Gresham’s corporate advisory business.
Hugo has been involved in numerous M&A transactions and financing deals. Selected advisory roles have included: the selldown of Lendlease’s retirement village business to Aware Super and APG; the takeover of Coffey International by Tetra Tech Inc; the takeover of Wattyl Limited by Valspar Corporation; the merger of the Resimac and Homeloans; the sale of Zip Water to Advent International; the takeover of David Jones by Woolworths Holdings; and the sale of Lendlease’s aged care business (Primelife) to Archer Capital.
Other roles have included: the acquisition of Valemus by Lend Lease; the transfer of McKenzie Aged Care to Bolton Clarke; the sale of Zip Industries to Quadrant Private Equity; the acquisition of Affinity Health by Ramsay Health Care; the acquisition of Babcock & Brown Communities by Lendlease; and the sale of Unwired Group to Seven Network.
Prior to his time with Gresham, Hugo spent five years working in London and Sydney for Goldman Sachs in their Corporate Finance team.
Hugo studied at the University of Edinburgh and received a First Class Honours in Civil Engineering.