CASE STUDY: Golden Mile Resources

Assembling a strong team is crucial for successful IPO

HLB Mann Judd acted as the Investigating Accountant for Golden Mile Resources (ASX:G88). The company went public in June 2017. G88’s CEO, Tim Putt, explains why IPO remains an attractive long-term option for resources companies and the importance of assembling the right team to help get you there.

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Assembling a strong team is crucial for successful IPO


A relationship spanning more than a decade

The former CEO of the Heart Foundation shares his experiences working with HLB Mann Judd’s audit and assurance team. The organisation also participates in the Exclusive Not-for-Profit Group (ENFP).

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Keeping an open line of communication

Sean Dallimore from NAB Health talks about his relationship with HLB Mann Judd in Brisbane. He keeps and open line of communication with the partners to ensure they are all working together for the client. Transparency and collaboration are two reasons why HLB Mann Judd is awarded year-after-year for its client service.

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Why choosing the right provider is essential for IPO growth

HLB Mann Judd acted as the Investigating Accountant for VEEM Ltd (ASX:VEE). When the Perth-based marine technology company decided to go public it was with a view to provide financial structure and capitalise on growth opportunities that new product developments were creating. It was also an opportunity to provide a mechanism to manage succession planning.

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Why choosing the right provider is essential for IPO growth
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REPORT: IPO Watch Report 2018

HLB Mann Judd's annual IPO Watch Report - an annual review of the IPO market for emerging companies. This year’s report includes commentary on the RTO and private equity markets as well as a detailed review of activity in the Materials and Resources sectors.
IPO Watch Report 2018

REPORT: Doing Business in Australia Booklet

This booklet is a comprehensive guide for individuals and businesses contemplating doing business in Australia. It addresses a broad range of government, economic and tax-related information.
Doing Business in Australia Booklet


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Directors’ Responsibilities for Financial Reporting

HLB Mann Judd Perth's Lucio Di Giallonardo breaks down the new publication entitled “Directors’ Responsibilities…


Property Seminar - Tax issues for Investment Property Owners

HLB Mann Judd invites you to attend a seminar on common tax issued faced by…

Exclusive Not-for-Profit Boardroom Briefing February

Let’s kick off 2018 in style! David Locke, Assistant Commissioner, Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission…

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