ANZ has announced a new global head of corporate advisory who will be responsible for M&A services to institutional clients in Australia and Asia.
Martin Hanrahan will step into the new role of global head of corporate advisory at ANZ, making the move from ANZ’s industrials advisory team.
Most recently, Mr Hanrahan advised on Fosun International’s acquisition of Roc Oil and Formosa’s joint venture with Fortescue Metals Group.
According to a statement by ANZ, Mr Hanrahan will oversee ANZ’s corporate advisory team based in Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore.
“[The team] provides domestic and international M&A advisory services to public companies and private businesses, particularly for cross-border transactions. It is focused on supporting clients in the agriculture, natural resources and infrastructure and utilities sectors,” said ANZ.
“Prior to joining ANZ Mr Hanrahan was managing director of Bancorp Australia Limited, after working in corporate finance at Morgan Grenfell Australia Limited,” the statement said.
ANZ managing director of global loans and advisory Christina Tonkin said Mr Hanrahan has an “extensive track record” of major public company takeovers, equity capital raisings and restructurings both in Australia and key international markets”.
“Mr Hanrahan is well qualified to drive the development of our capabilities for Australian companies looking to expand overseas, as well as inbound companies looking to invest in Australia – particularly in the Australia-China trade corridor,” Ms Tonkin said.