Ronnie Beevor

  • 40 years of experience in investment banking, including as Head of Investment Banking at NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Ltd between 1997 and 2002, and Senior Advisor at Gryphon Partners / Standard Chartered Bank between 2009 and 2014
  • Extensive involvement in the natural resources industry, both in Australia and internationally
  • Ronnie has been a Director of many mining companies, including Oxiana and Riversdale Resources.
  • Ronnie is currently Chairman of Bannerman Energy and Felix Gold

Other Notable Transactions

  • In additional to his many years in investment banking, Ronnie’s direct experience as a non-executive director in corporate strategy and M&A at mining companies includes:
    • Pancontinental mining: Hostile take-over by Renison Goldfields
    • Oxiana:
      • Acquisition of Golden Grove
      • Takeover of Minotaur (Prominent Hill)
      • Takeover of Agincourt Resources (Martabe)
      • Spin-off of Toro Energy (uranium in WA)
      • Merger with Zinifex to create OZ Minerals
    • Talison Lithium (Greenbushes): Competitive takeover by Chengdu Tianqi
    • Unity Mining: Acquisition of Henty gold mine from Placer Done; takeover by Diversified Minerals
    • Ampella Mining: Hostile takeover by Centamin
    • Bullabulling Gold: Hostile takeover by Norton Gold Fields
    • Riversdale Resources: Hostile takeover by Hancock Prospecting

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

Andrew Martin

  • Experienced infrastructure and utilities advisor
  • Specialising in M&A, public markets debt and equity raising, as well as project financing
  • Previously Head of Infrastructure and Utilities (Australia / New Zealand) at Deutsche Bank
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), University of Sydney

Recent Transactions

  • NSW Government’s $33bn lease of its transmission and distribution assets
  • Victorian Government’s sale of their 27% interest in Snowy Hydro to the Federal Government

Other Notable Transactions

  • Cintra and Plenary’s bid for a 51% stake in Westconnex
  • APA’s $1.8bn equity raising for the acquisition of the Queensland Curtis LNG pipeline
  • South Australian Government’s $5.3bn restructuring and subsequent privatisation of South Australian electricity sector

Clint Purkiss

Summary and Qualifications

  • Over 20yrs of energy infrastructure experience with >15yrs dedicated to the renewable energy industry across Europe, APAC and Africa.
  • Since 2009, Clint has gained extensive experience in the development, financing, construction and operation of utility scale renewable energy facilities, with 11yrs in the Australian and APAC market.
  • Tertiary educational background in Earth Sciences, Geography and Physics
  • Technical Director at ICA providing development, construction related and technical analysis and insight of electricity generation and transmission.
  • >1GW development management in Australia with Roaring40s, EnergyAustralia (TRUenergy), Palisade, juwi and ICA.
  • >500MW of construction management experience with Roaring40s, Palisade and ICA.
  • General Manager at Hallett Wind Farm
  • Key responsibilities and experience include a particular focus on grid connection, EPC/O&M negotiation, Due Diligence and the financial close process
  • Practical first hand experience in onshore and offshore wind, PV, solar thermal, wave, tidal, pumped hydro, waste of energy and biomass projects

Project experience

  • 162MW Columboola Solar Farm (ICA, QLD)
  • Dullacca, Chances Plains and Theodore Solar Farms (JUWI, QLD)
  • Agnew Gold Mine and Heron Island and (juwi, WA/QLD)
  • 111MW Granville Harbour Wind Farm (Palisade, TAS)
  • 148MW Ross River Solar Farm (Palisade, QLD)
  • 131MW Waterloo Wind Farm 1 & 2 (EA/Palisade, SA)
  • Hallett Wind Farm (Palisade, SA)
  • Gullen Range Wind Farm (EA, NSW)
  • White Rock Wind Farm (EA, NSW)
  • Stony Gap Wind Farm (R40s/EA, SA)
  • Mallee Solar Farm (EA, VIC)
  • Mt Fyan’s Wind Farm (R40s, VIC)
  • Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm (R40s/EA, SA)
  • Musselroe Wind Farm (R40s, TAS)