BDO in Melbourne expands Corporate Finance team

04 December 2018

BDO has announced the appointment of new partner, Tony Schiavello as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Melbourne Corporate Finance team.

Tony has over 20 years’ experience in Mergers & Acquisitions having worked on transactions in Australia, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, the United States and China.  Tony has advised many medium sized and larger enterprises across a broad range of transactions.  His expertise encompasses deal origination, acquisitions, takeovers, divestments, strategic advice and commercial and financial negotiation, which he has applied in a number of industry sectors, including technology, fintech, financial services, medical, energy and dairy.

Prior to joining BDO, Tony spent over 12 years in KPMG’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and more recently, almost five years with ShineWing, where he was Head of Corporate Finance. 

David Garvey, BDO Melbourne’s Managing Partner said “Tony’s appointment is aligned with BDO’s ambitious growth strategy for our Corporate Finance (CF) practice. A key enabler to this strategy and a differentiator in the market, will be our full service offering led by experts in each key CF service line of Mergers and Acquisitions, Valuations and Transaction Services.”

“Expanding our offering to include specialist M&A advisory capability will enable BDO to more effectively advise existing clients and compete for and win new roles in the mid-tier market.”