Paul has extensive experience in M&A and private equity, having advised on tax on cross-border and domestic transactions over the past ten years. Paul typically advised mid-market private equity firms on buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as various restructures and refinancing events. Paul spent a number of years working in London, advising large European-based private equity firms on a number of significant global and European transactions.
As part of Paul’s experience, he has worked through complex commercial and structuring considerations on transactions, supporting clients in mitigating value risks in their portfolio opportunities and is well-versed with various capital and financial instruments to implement preferred capital structures to allow commercially viable and tax-efficient repatriation of funds.
Paul’s role at Vantage includes conducting the assessment of the potential private equity, co-investment and secondary investment opportunities for Vantage including the development and execution of investment submission presentations to the Investment Committee, the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of underlying fund investments, sourcing investor opportunities for Vantage, and assisting with new structuring ideas for Vantage funds and products.
Paul graduated from the University of Technology Sydney, majoring in Accounting and International Business, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).