CASE STUDY: Elderton Winery

Assisting with growth challenges

Elderton Wines in the Barossa Valley is a second generation family-owned business. Cameron Ashmead and his brother run the business together. For a number of years, HLB Mann Judd has assisted the dynamic business with the challenges associated with rapid growth. Watch our video to learn more.

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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


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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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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Our People


Todd Gammel

Restructuring & Risk Advisory


Todd brings more than 20 years of insolvency experience to the Restructuring and Risk Advisory team. Todd’s expertise as an insolvency practitioner encompasses both formal and informal insolvency matters. He has participated in administrations, deed of company arrangements, receiverships, property appointments, members and creditors liquidations. He has worked across a spectrum of industries.


Lucio Di Giallonardo

Audit & Assurance, Corporate Advisory


With close to 35 years experience in the profession, Lucio is a highly regarded accounting practitioner. Lucio specialises in audit services, management and advisory services, prospectus preparation, investigating accountant's reports for IPOs and due diligence reviews. Lucio is also skilled at the preparation and formulation of Independent Expert Reports (IERs).


John Reidy

Business Advisory Services, Corporate Advisory


Based in Melbourne, John has worked for a wide range of both private and publicly-listed clients, with revenue ranging from $1 million through to over $300 million. John is known for his ability to build strong working relationships with clients. By doing this he is able to tailor his approach so that their goals can be met.

Managing Partner

Norman Neill

Audit & Assurance, Corporate Advisory


Norman joined HLB Mann Judd as a graduate in 1992. Today, he is the managing partner of the Perth firm. Norman specialises in audit services, management advisory services, prospectus preparation, investigating accountant’s reports for IPOs, expert reports, financial reporting and governance matters. He is a regular contributor of articles and thought leadership pieces for HLB Mann Judd and industry publications addressing a broad range of business and management topics.


David McGrane

Dispute Resolution, Forensic Accounting


David joined HLB Mann Judd in 1967 and became a partner in 1971, retired as a partner in 2011, and is now a consultant to the firm. David acts as an Expert Witness for commercial disputes, sale of business, business valuations, family law property matters, shareholder and partnership disputes, personal injury claims and workplace matters.


Darryl Smith

Business Advisory Services


Darryl is highly regarded and respected business adviser who has the ability to communicate with people in an easy to understand and practical manner. With over 20 years experience, he has specialist skills in advising privately owned and operated businesses in relation to operational, management and growth strategies including acquisitions, mergers and sales.

Insights & News

REPORT: 2018 IPO Watch Mid-Year Report

It has been a positive start to the year for the Australian IPO market according to HLB Mann Judd’s 2018 IPO Watch Mid-Year Report. Although the 2018 market experienced a slower start to the year when compared to 2017, it has still outperformed the previous five-year average.
2018 IPO Watch Mid-Year Report

REPORT: 2018 Freight Forwarding & Customs Broking industry snapshot

This is the second International Freight Forwarding & Customs Broking industry snapshot released by HLB Mann Judd in conjunction with The Australian Federation of International Forwarders and The Front-Line Group.
2018 Freight Forwarding & Customs Broking industry snapshot


Financial Times - Summer 2018-19

Welcome to HLB Mann Judd’s Financial Times. Our quarterly newsletter on business and personal finance…

Giving while living philanthropy

‘Giving while living’ is gaining traction as investors seek more socially responsible means of investing,…


IPO Watch Report - Perth launch

Join us for the annual Perth launch of the IPO Watch Report, a detailed analysis…

Under 35's Networking Event - Thursday 18th October

Guest Speaker Cameron Ashmead, Elderton Winery Please join us for our next Under 35's networking…

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