Neville Calvert

Adelaide


Neville Calvert is a successful business advisor, entrepreneur and intrepreneur. He has started and run numerous companies and established divisions of medium and large organisations.

Neville Calvert has worked on the buy and sell side for small business, multi-billion dollar corporations and Governments. He has initiated and closed transactions covering project finance, Mergers & Acquisitions through to strategy, Public Markets transactions and infrastructure projects.

Having lived on four continents. Working in countries, including. Australia, China, India, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa and Zimbabwe he has, listed companies on stock exchanges in Australia and the UK. Taken companies from public to private. Managed billion dollar Merger &Acquisition transactions in the public arena. Structure and raised funding for property related projects. Been an executive member of a team that converted a regional building society into a Bank and established an Internet business providing support to small business. He has more recently raised capital from Chinese investors for resources and agricultural projects.

He has been both an entrepreneur and intrepreneur. He established his own advisory firm in 1994. Has experience as, a National Partner in a major global advisory firm, growing the revenues in his division in excess of 10 times. He has been Managing Director and CEO of a public company listed on the London Stock exchange and a senior executive of various banking and finance organisations.He is a member of the Board of Directors of a number of private companies in Australia.

Neville’s ability to operate on his own initiative, is balanced by strong team spirit. This was cultivated on the international sports field and through active military service. With a coaching style of leadership his aim to leave a legacy of better people, and businesses, connected to the communities they serve.

His firm specialises in sensitive business projects. These might include, new market entry strategy, sale or purchase of a business or asset, or a transaction that requires dedicated focus, e.g Commercial & Financial management for infrastructure projects, renegotiating banking facilities or a company workout.

Neville Calvert’s Experience

Principal at Calcorp Capital Resources Pty Ltd
January 1994 – Present | Australia
Commercial project transaction and strategy advice. Specialising in M&A, Private Equity, Public Private Partnership and corporate restructuring. Currently advising in all three disciplines. Transactions being undertaken cover Australia, China, New Zealand Value range A$10m- A$300m.

Chairman at Outcome Accounting
January 2012 – Present | Australia
Outcome Accounting is an accountancy and business advisory firm providing services to clients operating both within Australia and internationally.

Executive Chairman at Thesmallbusinesstoolbox.com P/L
August 2009 – June 2013 | Australia
The Small Business Tool Box is dedicated to small and medium enterprise owners that are wanting to see their businesses grow. We provide on line self-help business tools, services and products to encourage SME business growth, understanding, and communication.

CEO & Managing Director at Cosentino Siganture Wines plc
November 2005 – March 2007 | London
Listed the company on AIM to acquire high quality wine companies in renowned wine growing areas.

Partner & Director at KPMG Corporate Finance
August 1998 – October 2005
National Partner of KPMG Australia, Head of Corporate Finance in South Australia and Founder & Managing Partner of KPMG Global Wine Industry Group. Focus on M&A.

General Manager at Adelaide Bank Ltd
July 1992 – January 1994
Impaired asset management/work out and establishing the Banks business banking division. Member of the Bank Conversion Task Force that took the business from a Building Society to a commercial bank.

Director at Ayers Finniss Limited
1987 – 1992
Project and structured finance. Seconded to State Bank of SA to manage $800m portofilio of toursim and leisure assets in the ‘Bad Bank’

Neville Calvert’s Interests & Activities

Anthropology, travel, sport, mentoring, reading, arts