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Ironbark was founded by Andrew McBeath. Andrew has over 20 years experience in the Asia Pacific capital markets, including senior roles with global investment banks across a range of areas of corporate finance :

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (Senior Vice President and Head of M&A Execution, Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong)

  • Equity Markets  (Associate Director, Equity Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, Australia)

  • Debt  Markets (Commercial Lending, Rothschild, Australia)

  • Risk Management (Risk Management, UBS, Australia)

  • Capital Management (Strategy, Fletcher Challenge, New Zealand)


During this time Andrew has advised on over A$ 10 billion of transactions across a wide range of industries :

  • Capital Management  : over A$ 4 billion of equity and debt capital raisings

  • Acquisitions : over A$ 4 billion of domestic and cross-border acquisitions

  • Divestments : over A$ 1 billion of company divestments and government privatisations


Andrew holds a Master of Business Administration (UWA), a Bachelor of Commerce (UNSW) and is a Member of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants) . In addition he holds post-graduate qualifications in academic research and has completed a number of research papers on company valuation and capital management.


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