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


Graeme Bailey

Forensic Accounting


Graeme Bailey is a qualified forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience in complex regulatory environments. He strives to make the seemingly complex, simple for his clients and the courts.


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.


Katherine Patel

Business Advisory Services


In 2017, Katherine has shortlisted for “Accountant of the Year,” in the Women in Finance Awards. As a partner in Brisbane’s Business Advisory and Tax Consulting divisions, Katherine works alongside large businesses and high net worth individuals both on and offshore. With a strong commitment to clients, Katherine provides dedicated and personalised service to assist businesses navigate and understand various compliance and taxation issues.


Danny Buckley

Audit & Assurance


As a partner in Perth’s Audit and Assurance division, Danny has been instrumental in the audit of numerous WA listed companies and large private companies across a range of industries including mining and resources, manufacturing, professional services, property and construction.


Darryl Swindells

Audit & Corporate Advisory


Darryl is a senior partner in the Sydney firm’s Audit and Corporate Advisory divisions. His expertise lies in the areas of auditing, forensic accounting, fraud prevention and prospectus development. He is the head of HLB Mann Judd’s Not-For-Profit industry group. With this focus he leads and develops thought leadership that drives change and support for the NFP sector in Australia.

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


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