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Corporate Advisory

CORPORATE ADVISORY
Specialist advisory services tailored to the waste management, resource recovery, quarrying and mining industries.

Our team has extensive corporate advisory experience that has been gained from both Australian and overseas appointments over a 25 year period.

This broad exposure to international markets in the quarrying, mining and waste & resource management sectors enables the team at InSitu Advisory to delivery relevant, effective and timely solutions to private and government clients who are at different stages in their business life cycle.

Our corporate advisory services are tailored to meet the needs of our clients whether they are at the greenfield development stage, or are managing an established operating business. Our quarry, mining and waste sector corporate advisory services range from:

  • Business and succession planning;
  • Strategic acquisition and sales advice;
  • Transaction support services;
  • Divestment strategies;
  • Independent expert reports;
  • Litigation support (Expert Witness);
  • Community consultation and stakeholder engagement.

InSitu Advisory provides a range of corporate real estate solutions for the quarrying, waste, resource recovery and infrastructure markets.  Our experienced staff provide complete property advice to private and corporate clients, financial institutions/funds and government sectors. We offer:

  • End-to-end property consult (acquisition to disposal);
  • Strategic acquisition and sales advice;
  • Transactional support services;
  • Divestment strategies;
  • Leasing and royalty negotiation;
  • Independent expert reporting;
  • Business financial modelling and feasibility;
  • Highest and best use assessment.

InSitu Advisory’s success in the corporate advisory space is built on client trust. This is further underpinned by our global specialist expertise and understanding of how these specialist businesses and assets work. This allows us to take an innovative approach to meeting our client’s objectives and aspirations.

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Sale of Shepton Quarrying Business

Project Name: Sale of Shepton Quarrying Business

Client: Central Highlands Regional Council

Discipline: Corporate Advisory – Consultancy Services in Relation to the Sale of Quarrying Business

Date: April 2019

Central Highlands Regional Council (CHRC) appointed InSitu Advisory to assist with the sale of the Shepton Quarrying business, located near Emerald in Central QLD.

InSitu Advisory assisted CHRC with technical support during the tender process, and managed the prospective purchaser’s inspections of the quarry operation throughout the Expressions of Interest campaign.

InSitu Advisory provided further corporate advisory services to assist CHRC with their deliberations over the formal offers received to purchase the operational going concern, prior to a formal offer being accepted.

Moranbah Quarry Sale

Project Name: Moranbah Quarry Sale

Client: McGrathNicol

Discipline: Corporate Advisory – Quarry Management Advice for Receivership and Administration Purposes

Date: September 2018

McGrathNicol appointed InSitu Advisory to assist with the receivership and sale of MCG Group’s Moranbah South Quarry, located in central QLD.

InSitu Advisory assisted McGrathNicol with an operational assessment of the quarrying facility along with a market analysis, in order to determine the possibility of recommencing operations to facilitate an early sale.

McGrathNicol were appointed Receivers and Managers by Remagen Capital.

Expert Witness for RMS in NSW LEC 2019

Project Name: Monti v. Roads and Maritime Services – NSW Land and Environment Court Proceedings (2019) NSWLEC 11

Client: Roads and Maritime Services

Discipline: Corporate Advisory – Expert Witness

Date: February 2019

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) engaged Darren Herdman of InSitu Advisory to act as an Expert Witness, providing evidence in respect to a quarry resource compulsorily acquired for the purposes of the Pacific Highway upgrade.

Monti, the quarry owners, appealed the compensation initially offered by RMS to the NSW Land and Environment Court (LEC) for the resource and land compulsorily acquired. Darren Herdman provided evidence during the proceedings in respect to the quality of the quarry resource sterilised and its market potential.

The LEC found in favour of Darren Herdman’s evidence in that the Monti’s quarry resource was not of a suitable quality and quantity to provide large volumes of DGB20 specified roadbase materials.

Expert Witness for RMS in NSW LEC 2017

Project Name: Apokis v. Roads and Maritime Services – NSW Land and Environment Court Proceedings (2017) NSWLEC 163

Client: Roads and Maritime Services

Discipline: Corporate Advisory – Expert Witness

Date: May 2017

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) engaged Darren Herdman of InSitu Advisory to act as an Expert Witness and provide evidence in respect to a case where quarry land had been compulsorily acquired by RMS for the purposes of the Pacific Highway upgrade.

Apokis, the quarry owners, appealed the compensation initially offered by RMS to the NSW Land and Environment Court (LEC).  Darren Herdman provided evidence during the Court proceedings in respect to the future demand for the quarry resource sterilised by the land acquisition.

The LEC found in favour of Darren Herdman’s evidence, who under cross examination, argued that the depth of the market did not support the Applicant’s claim that future quarry sales from Corindi Quarry were higher than those adopted by RMS when assessing compensation.