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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Tax Consulting


Peter is a highly-respected authority on taxation and accounting matters with over 25 years experience. He is a partner in the Sydney firm and leads the HLB Mann Judd Tax Committee. Peter has served on a number of advisory committees for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia including the National CPE Tax Advisory Panel. He has authored numerous articles for various business publications and is often asked to comment by business journalists writing for Australia’s major daily media outlets.

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Brian specialises in insolvency and reconstruction involving all types of administrations. His experience spans most industries. Based in the Perth (WA Insolvency) firm, Brian is a past chairman of the Western Australian Division of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia. He was also the inaugural national chairman of CPA Australia's Centre of Excellence on Insolvency and Reconstruction.


Adrian Narayanan

Audit & Assurance


As a partner in Brisbane’s Audit and Assurance team, Adrian has the responsibility for managing a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from large public listed companies to small and medium sized companies, as well as government and not-for-profit organisations.

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