Brian Kinsella
  • Experienced resources industry executive and resources advisor
  • Specialises in M&A, corporate strategy, major commercial transactions
  • Previously Head of M&A at Newcrest Mining, CFO at Oceana Gold, and Finance Director at Fluor Australia
  • Bachelor Of Commerce, University of Wollongong; Diploma Corporate Management, ICS; CPA

Recent Transactions

  • Advisor to Northbridge Industrial Services on the divestment of the Tasman Group, specialising in the rental of drilling tools suitable for use in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industries
  • Advisor to PYBAR Mining Services on the sale of PYBAR to Mastermyne
  • Advisor to Diversified Minerals on the sale of the Dargues and Henty gold mines
  • Defence advisor to Cassini Resources in relation to takeover by OZ Minerals
  • Defence advisor to Explaurum in relation to takeover by Ramelius Resources
  • Stanmore Coal’s acquisition of Wotonga South
  • Advising Oz Minerals with regard to various strategic acquisition options
  • Evolution Mining’s acquisition of the Marsden Copper and Gold Deposit

Other Notable Transactions

  • Takeover of Lihir Gold by Newcrest ($10bn)
  • Newcrest’s acquisition of a 50% interest in Marobe JV (Wafi-Golpu project) from Harmony Gold ($530m)
  • Formation of Evolution Mining including vending of Newcrest’s Cracow and Mt Rawdon mines for a 30% cornerstone stake in Evolution