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  • NextGen Summer Networking Drinks

    Wednesday 17th February 2016
    NSW
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    When

    Wednesday 17th February 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm

    Where

    Republic Hotel
    Rooftop 69-73 Pitt St Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Free Admission

  • China has sneezed - will Australia catch a cold? The economic outlook for 2016

    Thursday 18th February 2016
    VIC
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    When

    Thursday 18th February 2016 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Where

    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
    550 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    Our opening event for 2016 features some of Australia’s most respected senior economists who will comment on the economic outlook for 2016 as well as the trends that will affect the turnaround industry.

    The discussion will feature analysis around the ripple effect of a weakening Chinese economy,  monetary policy, asset prices, commodity price trends amid the volatility in global equity markets.

    A high calibre of speakers will include:

    • Lachlan Edwards, Managing Director and Head of the Capital Structure Advisory practice at Lazard Australia.  Lachlan is currently President and Board member of TMAA.

    • David Rumbens, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics. David Rumbens is a macroeconomist and regular commentator on the Australian economy. He leads Deloitte Access Economic's macroeconomics practice in Melbourne.

    • Riki Polygenis, Head of Australian Economics for National Australia Bank who is responsible for formulating and presenting NAB's Australian economic forecasts, and leads a team who specialise in analysis of the Australian economy and commodities.

    The event will be hosted by , Del Irani who is a senior finance journalist from the ABC.  Del is the finance presenter on ABC News Breakfast. The evening session will be followed by networking drinks.

       

    David Rumbens, 
    Deloitte Access
    Economis

    Lachlan Edwards
    Lazard Australia

    Del Irani
    ABC Journalist 

    Riki Polygenis
    National Australia Bank 

    David Rumbens (Deloitte Access Economics)

    David Rumbens is a macroeconomist and regular commentator on the Australian economy. He leads Deloitte Access Economics' macroeconomics practice in Melbourne. He is the author of the quarterly publication, Retail Forecasts, which provides a detailed analysis of the drivers of retail spending and trends likely to emerge. He has also considerable experience in labour market analysis, having led a range of projects examining workforce trends and future workforce and skill needs.
    David prepares a weekly economic briefing newsletter. The newsletter can be found at www.deloitte.com/au/weeklyeconomicbriefing.

    Lachlan Edwards (Lazard)

    Lachlan is Managing Director and Head of Capital Structure Advisory at Lazard in Australia. He founded both the Goldman Sachs restructuring business in Europe and Asia Pacific based out of Sydney. He has been a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for seven years and a partner of Goldman Sachs JB Were for three of them. He has been a banker for 22 years.

    Before Goldman Sachs he co-founded and ran the Rothschild restructuring business in Europe in 2001, based in London. He was a main Board director of NM Rothschild & Sons in London. He had previously been a mining project finance banker at Rothschild in Australia for 10 years. Lachlan has advised the company or the largest creditor groups in some of the world's largest and most complex restructurings. For example, he had a leading role in the restructurings of Royal Ahold, Vivendi Universal, and Eurotunnel in Europe. Since returning to Australia he was a lead adviser for creditors and companies in situations such as Babcock & Brown, OZ Minerals, Elders, Rivercity, Redcape, BrisConnections, Waco, Nine Entertainment, CrossCity, and the financing of the Port Pirie Redevelopment for Nyrstar.

    Riki Polygenis – Head of Australian Economics

    As the Head of Australian Economics for NAB, Riki is responsible for formulating and presenting NAB's Australian economic forecasts, and leads a team who specialise in analysis of the Australian economy and commodities. Riki's team also puts together a range of surveys, including the well-respected NAB Business Survey. Riki presents to a wide range of small business, corporate and institutional clients, providing guidance on the outlook and risks surrounding economic and financial market variables. Riki joined NAB in mid-2015 after almost a decade at ANZ in the Australian Economics team, most recently as Co-Head. Riki started her career at the RBA, where she worked in various roles in the Economic Analysis Department. Riki holds a Bachelor of Economist with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), both from Monash University.  

    Event Moderator:  Del Irani

    Del Irani is a warm and energetic presenter, who's hosted shows on Australian and international television. She is currently the Finance Presenter on ABC News flagship breakfast show, which airs from 6-9am nationally on ABC 1 and ABC News 24. She's also one of the creators and presenter of award-winning talk show, #TalkAboutIt.

    Del was born in Mumbai and immigrated to Australia with her family when she was eight years old. She grew up on the lower north shore of Sydney and completed the final year of her degree on a scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. Del started her career in journalism as field producer, working on programs for Fox News, CBS and Channel News Asia, which involved travelling and living in many different countries including Bermuda, Panama, Belgium and Dubai.

    She spent four years in India working for various news organisations including Thomson Reuters, Times Now and BBC World News. She was appointed Mumbai Correspondent for BBC World News in 2009 and also became the Presenter of India Business Report, a weekly show broadcast to 77 million people. During her time at the BBC, she provided live coverage of breaking stories, including the trial of the lone surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai Terror attacks. In 2013, Del was the only journalist from Australia to win a Jefferson Fellowship and visited the East West Centre in Hawaii as well as Tokyo, Beijing and Yangon, along with 14 other journalists from Asiapacific.

  • 2016 Economic outlook: Where to next for Australia?

    Monday 22nd February 2016
    NSW
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    When

    Monday 22nd February 2016 12:30pm-2:00pm

    Where

    Ashurst Australia
    Level 9 No. 5 Martin Place Sydneyq NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    Monday, 22 February 

    12.30 - 1pm - Registration & lunch | 1pm - 2pm - Presentation | 2.15pm - Finish 

    Speakers: L to R: Paul Bloxham (HSBC), Elliot Clarke (Westpac), Alan Oster (NAB), Del Irani (ABC) 

    Tap into the views of Australia's senior economists and gain an insight into the Australian economy, global trends and their impact on Australian business.

    The economic outlook continues to occupy our minds, and this event is an opportunity to hear predictions for the next 12 months on interest rates, commodity prices, currency, economic growth and more.

    Hosted by ABC Finance Presenter Del Irani, and featuring our panel of economists comprising Paul Bloxham - Chief Economist for HSBC in Australia & New Zealand, Alan Oster - Chief Economist at National Australia Bank and Elliott Clarke - Senior Economist at Westpac, you will have the opportunity to ask the experts questions, and come out of the session with an understanding of:

    • current economic trends;
    • the movement in global commodity and asset prices; and
    • the direction of China's economy and its impact globally.

    Guest Speakers

    Paul Bloxham 
    Paul is Chief Economist for HSBC in Australia and New Zealand.  In this role, he is chief spokesperson for HSBC on forecasts and trends for the Australian and New Zealand economies and their interaction with global financial markets and international economies.  He is also a key member of the HSBC Global Research team, working with 500 analysts across 87 markets to help formulate HSBC's unique global view of the world's economy.  Prior to joining HSBC in 2010, Paul spent 12 years as an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia where he held a range of different roles in the economics department, including heading up the overseas economies and financial conditions sections.  Paul has published a number of papers, including on household finances, asset prices, monetary policy and global commodity price trends.  Paul is a regular commentator on local and international business television and a frequent contributor of opinion editorials to the Australian newspapers.  Paul is an adjunct professor at Curtin University and a member of the Australian National University’s shadow reserve bank board. Paul holds a master’s degree in public financial policy from the London School of Economics.

    Elliot Clarke 
    Elliot is a Director and Senior Economist, has been a member of the Westpac Economics team since 2010. He is the author of Northern Exposure, Westpac’s weekly thematic publication on the US and Europe; regular macro-financial research on the Australian economy; and also contributes to Westpac’s state-based publication, Coast-to-Coast. Prior to joining Westpac, Elliot spent four years with the Reserve Bank of Australia in a number of positions, assessing economic conditions in the East Asian region as well as developments in global financial markets and capital flows in and out of Australia. Elliot holds an honours degree in economics from the University of Sydney; a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University; and is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Sydney.

    Alan Oster
    Alan Oster is National Australia Bank’s Group Chief Economist.  Alan joined the Bank in 1992 from the Federal Treasury where he worked for 15 years - his special field being economic forecasting and monetary policy.

    He grew up in Newcastle and graduated (with first class honours) in economics from Newcastle University. He also holds a Masters degree in economics from the Australian National University.  Immediately before joining the Bank, Alan was the Senior Adviser in Treasury responsible for economic forecasting and modelling. In 1987 he was seconded for nearly four years as Counsellor-Economic and Financial with Australia’s delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.

    As Group Chief Economist, Alan is responsible for NAB’s global economic and financial forecasts. He is also a highly respected and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues.

    Event Moderator:
    Del Irani
    Del Irani is a warm and energetic presenter, who’s hosted shows on Australian and international television.  She is currently the Finance Presenter on ABC News’ flagship breakfast show, which airs from 6-9am nationally on ABC 1 and ABC News 24. She's also one of the creators and presenter of award-winning talk show, #TalkAboutIt.

    Del was born in Mumbai and immigrated to Australia with her family when she was eight years old. She grew up on the lower north shore of Sydney and completed the final year of her degree on a scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. Del started her career in journalism as field producer, working on programs for Fox News, CBS and Channel News Asia, which involved travelling and living in many different countries including Bermuda, Panama, Belgium and Dubai.

    She spent four years in India working for various news organisations including Thomson Reuters, Times Now and BBC World News. She was appointed Mumbai Correspondent for BBC World News in 2009 and also became the Presenter of India Business Report, a weekly show broadcast to 77 million people. During her time at the BBC, she provided live coverage of breaking stories, including the trial of the lone surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai Terror attacks. In 2013, Del was the only journalist from Australia to win a Jefferson Fellowship and visited the East West Centre in Hawaii as well as Tokyo, Beijing and Yangon, along with 14 other journalists from Asiapacific.

  • Strategic Management for Turnaround

    Monday 29th February 2016
    NSW

    CTPA Course via the University of Technology, Sydney

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    When

    Monday
    29th February 2016 -
    Wednesday
    2nd March 2016
    9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    TBA Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Link to UTS website - CLICK HERE

    The CTPA Certification Programme The Certified Turnaround Professional Associate (CTPA) certification program of TMA Australia has been developed with the support of University of Technology Sydney (UTS) specifically for the Australian market to offer corporate professionals solid foundations to operate successfully in the turnaround industry. For further information about the CTPA Course please click here.

    Strategic Management for Turnaround
    A better understanding of the importance of strategy and leadership

    This course investigates how leaders fix troubled companies utilising real life Australian and international case studies including interviews with leading Australian turnaround practitioners and corporate bankers. Whilst it has deep academic underpinnings it is a highly practical course which uses field-tested frameworks and models that help show a step by step approach to leading turnarounds.

    During this 3 day, intensive Executive Certificate Course, the facilitators will, discuss and use a range of exercises that will help you to better understand your own leadership style and recognise how to modify your style as the turnaround develops. The program is enhanced with specialist presentations provided by leading industry practitioners.

    Topics include:

    Implications of a turnaround.
    Early warning signs of decline and failure
    Facing up to the leadership challenges
    The turnaround framework: The 7 key competencies
    Five stages that proceed successful turnarounds
    Crisis stabilisation and control
    Identification and management of stakeholders
    Addressing the strategic imperatives
    Driving change in business processes
    Financial restructuring and the role of experts
    Contemporary legal issues regarding turnaround in Australia
    Professional standards for the turnaround practitioner

    Cost: $2395 + GST per module
    15% discount for early bird bookings (1 month before start of each course)
    15% discount for 3+ enrolments from same company
    10% discount for TMA members

    For More information on the CTP courses offered through UTS, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website: click here

     

  • Annual Inspirational Women's Breakfast

    Wednesday 9th March 2016
    NSW

    Supporting Special Olympics Australia

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    When

    Wednesday 9th March 2016 7:00am-9:00am

    Where

    Queen Victoria Tea Room
    Level 3, Lower North End 455 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

  • Euromoney Seminars - Distressed Investing and Financial Restructuring Australia

    Thursday 10th March 2016
    NSW
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    When

    Thursday
    10th March 2016 -
    Friday
    11th March 2016
    8:30pm-5:00pm

    Where

    Sheraton on the Park
    Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Now in its 8th edition, Distressed Investing and Financial Restructuring Australia Conference looks well positioned to be the must-attend event of the first quarter of 2016. This is your opportunity to meet with counterparts from the investing, advising, legal and financing sectors and dissect the opportunities and challenges ahead in Australia’s different sectors.

    This year’s agenda is starting with a slightly different format. The curtain raiser will feature 5 senior speakers presenting on 5 key themes for 5 minutes each. A snapshot of why they think a particular sector, or asset class, will be the hottest theme in 2016. It should be a lively debate and set the scene for the debate within the other panels to follow. Other key coverage includes:

    • Investors’ take on where Australia is in the distress cycle
    • How real are the opportunities presented by oil’s plunge below $30?
    • Property prices across Australia to cooldown or will we see a sharp correction?
    • Agribusiness hurt most in Australia’s curb on foreign investment?, and more.....

    TMA members will be entitled to a 20% discount off the standard rate, which is just US$1839.2 per delegate. Please quote the discount code of DDA16TMA when booking online to receive the discount.

    To view the further information - click here 

  • Distressed Investing and Financial Restructuring Australia

    Thursday 10th March 2016
    NSW

    Euromoney Seminars

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    When

    Thursday
    10th March 2016 -
    Friday
    11th March 2016
    8:30pm-5:00pm

    Where

    Sheraton on the Park
    Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Now in its 8th edition, Distressed Investing and Financial Restructuring Australia Conference looks well positioned to be the must-attend event of the first quarter of 2016. This is your opportunity to meet with counterparts from the investing, advising, legal and financing sectors and dissect the opportunities and challenges ahead in Australia’s different sectors.

    This year’s agenda is starting with a slightly different format. The curtain raiser will feature 5 senior speakers presenting on 5 key themes for 5 minutes each. A snapshot of why they think a particular sector, or asset class, will be the hottest theme in 2016. It should be a lively debate and set the scene for the debate within the other panels to follow. Other key coverage includes:

    • Investors’ take on where Australia is in the distress cycle
    • How real are the opportunities presented by oil’s plunge below $30?
    • Property prices across Australia to cooldown or will we see a sharp correction?
    • Agribusiness hurt most in Australia’s curb on foreign investment?
    • And much more…

    TMA Australia members will be entitled to a 20% discount off the standard rate, which is just US$1839.2 per delegate. Please quote the discount code of DDA16TMA when booking online to receive the discount.

    Click here to view the further information.

  • Law for Turnaround

    Monday 18th April 2016
    VIC

    CTPA Course via the University of Technology, Sydney

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    When

    Monday
    18th April 2016 -
    Wednesday
    20th April 2016
    9:00pm-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    TBA Melbourne VIC 3000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Link to UTS website - CLICK HERE

    The Certified Turnaround Professional Associate (CTPA) certification program of TMA Australia has been developed with the support of University of Technology Sydney (UTS) specifically for the Australian market to offer corporate professionals solid foundations to operate successfully in the turnaround industry. For further information about the CTPA Course please click here.

    Law for Turnaround

    A specialist course for those working in the turnaround industry


     

    Law for Turnaround is a specialist course for those working in the turnaround industry. This 3 day course examines the legal issues involved with restructuring financially distressed companies. 
    Participants will gain knowledge on the legal issues that arise in contract, corporate, finance, taxation and property law during a turnaround. All of these aspects are relevant for developing a legally effective corporate re-organisation for distressed companies prior to the formal insolvency process.

    The course provides the essential knowledge to help turnaround professionals understand the legal framework which affects every aspect of their role.

    An interactive style of teaching with practical exercises is used to help ensure a greater understanding and the program is enhanced with specialist presentations provided by leading industry practitioners.

    Topics include:

    Legal issues for turnaround managers
    Commercial law issues for turnaround managers
    Corporate regulation
    Tax and valuation issues
    Identifying financial distress
    Pre-restructuring issues
    First steps – negotiating with shareholders
    Developing a restructuring plan
    Dealing with major lenders
    Securing key contracts
    Dealing with major creditors
    Case studies

    Booking Details

    Cost: $2395 + GST per module
    15% discount for early bird bookings (1 month before start of each course)
    15% discount for 3+ enrolments from same company
    10% discount for TMA members

    For More information, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website: 

  • Accounting for Turnaround

    Wednesday 25th May 2016
    VIC

    CTPA Course via the University of Technology, Sydney

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    When

    Wednesday
    25th May 2016 -
    Friday
    27th May 2016
    9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    TBA Melbourne VIC 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Link to UTS website - CLICK HERE

     Accounting for Turnaround

     The accounting process for Turnaround presents unique financial circumstances to businesses

    Accounting for Turnaround provides familiarity with the accounting processes and conventions essential to reviewing and managing business activities, especially those involved with the management of a firm being re-organised.

    This 3 day  Course builds an understanding in accounting and uses the knowledge and concepts to create an awareness of how value is created within an underperforming business. The course provides case studies on Australian and international corporations examining why they have collapsed whilst others have been revived.

    On completion, participants will understand the methods used by accountants to prepare statements; review business operations using financial statement analysis tools to explore and explain changes in the operating, investing and financing activities of the firm; through to applying various Business Valuation technologies for workouts and turnarounds and to understand the issues arising in their application in a turnaround context.

    Topics include:

    Information for decision making
    Building & using an integrated model
    Determining funding solutions
    How to fund a turnaround
    How to raise money
    Financial statement ratios and value drivers
    Forecasting
    Valuation methods – different perspectives
    Credit analysis
    Reorganisation strategies
    Reporting by entities in reorganisation

    Booking Details

    Discounts apply for the following:

    10% discount for UTS Alumni and TMA Members

    15% for 3 or more registrations from the same company

    For More information, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website:

  • Brisbane Annual Private Equity Lunch

    Friday 27th May 2016
    QLD
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    When

    Friday 27th May 2016 12:30pm-3:00pm

    Where

    Alchemy Bar & Restaurant
    175 Eagle Street Brisbane QLD 4000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Further Details to be released shortly

  • TMA Australia Annual National Conference

    Wednesday 14th September 2016
    NSW
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    When

    Wednesday
    14th September 2016 -
    Thursday
    15th September 2016
    1:00pm-11:00pm

    Where

    Museum Of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney
    George Street The Rocks Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

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