Cadence Advisory is an Independent Corporate Advisory and Direct Investment Firm, Established in 2013

Garren Cronin, Principal

Garren Cronin Cadence Advisory
  • Former Managing Director, Lazard Investment Banking
  • 49% owner of advisory firm, O’Sullivan Partners – sold to Lazard Inc. (NYSE: LAZ)
  • Over 25 years of professional experience, predominantly in Investment Banking
  • Advised on A$40 billion+ of corporate finance transactions, including:
    – APN Outdoor’s A$1.2bn takeover by JCDecaux SA (ENXTPA:DEC)
    – WAN’s A$4.1bn acquisition of Seven West Media
    – Incitec Pivot’s A$3.3bn acquisition of Dyno Nobel
    – Suncorp’s A$7.8bn acquisition of Promina
    – ANZ’s NZ$5.4bn acquisition of NBNZ
  • Fellow of FINSIA, Masters in Finance, Chartered Accountant and Bachelor of Commerce
  • Invested in over A$40 million of private debt capital transactions
  • Keen cyclist and sporting enthusiast

Thomas Stevens, Director

  • Former Asia-Pacific Corporate Strategy Lead at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
  • Previously Assistant Vice President at Barclays Capital and Analyst at O’Sullivan Partners (sold to Lazard Inc. (NYSE: LAZ) in 2012)
  • 14 years of professional experience in Investment Banking, Management Consulting and Corporate Strategy
  • Significant principal and advisory experience on corporate finance transactions, including:
    – NEXTDC Limited (ASX:NXT) A$1.85bn senior debt facility and over A$1.2 billion in equity capital markets secondary issuance
    – APN Outdoor’s A$1.2bn takeover by JCDecaux SA (ENXTPA:DEC)
    – Amaysim (ASX:AYS) debt restructuring and equity recapitalisation, and bolt-on acquisitions
    – Silverchef (ASX:SIV) Shareholder activism and recapitalisation advisory
    – Pacific Equity Partner’s A$860m acquisition of Energy Developments
  • CFA Charterholder, Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Economics, and a Graduate Diploma of Integrated Risk Management