Agri specialist joins BDO Business Restructuring team in Brisbane

01 September 2019

BDO has announced the appointment of Shaun McKinnon as a new advisory partner in the firm’s Brisbane office, specialising in providing Corporate Finance and Restructuring services with a focus on the food and agribusinesses sector.

Shaun McKinnon, former financial advisory partner at Grant Thornton, will join BDO on Monday, 2 September 2019 and will bolster the position of the Advisory team in Brisbane.

BDO business restructuring partner and national leader for the division, Andrew Fielding, commented on Shaun’s appointment.

“People are choosing to join BDO because we hold a market-leading position, underpinned by an entrepreneurial spirit that empowers our leaders.  With this in mind, we are pleased to announce that Shaun McKinnon will join the Brisbane firm as partner in our Advisory team.”

Whilst Shaun has advisory experience in a broad spectrum of industries, he has established himself as a leader in the Agribusiness sector where he specialises in corporate transactions, providing financial due diligence and advisory services for buyers, sellers and financiers. In the agribusiness sector, Shaun has previously acted for various parties with respect to some of Australia’s largest transactions including Consolidated Pastoral Company and S. Kidman & Co.

BDO Brisbane has a long record of accomplishments in Food & Agribusiness and Shaun’s appointment further strengthens the team.

Shaun is active on a number of Board and Committee positions including Griffith University Business School Advisory Board, Matchfit Platforms Advisory Board, ASIC Insolvency Liaison Committee and North Brisbane Rugby Club Committee.