Ferriers scores PPB pair as deal deadline approaches

Off to Ferriers

Off to Ferrier Hodgson: PPB Advisory co-founder Steve Parbery.

Off to Ferriers

The fallout from the PwC acquisition of PPB Advisory has seen Glenn Livingstone join Ferrier Hodgson.

After considerable deliberation PPB Advisory co-founder Steve Parbery has joined Ferrier Hodgson, less than two weeks ahead of the scheduled completion date of PwC’s acquisition of PPB Advisory, the firm Parbery co-founded with Max Prentice and Vince Barilla in 1983.

Parbery has had carriage of some of the highest profile insolvency matters in the country, including Lehman Brothers and more recently in his capacity as Special Purpose Liquidator of Queensland Nickel.

He also advised the Australian Government on the collapse of Arrium.

He’s been joined at Ferriers by ex-PPBA director and registered liquidator Glenn Livingstone.

“We are delighted to have Stephen and Glenn joining us” James Stewart, chair of Ferrier’s executive said.

“They will be a great addition to our existing practice and further enhance our turnaround and investigation experience,” Stewart said.

Further reading:

PwC/PPBA Deal Stalls Borrelli Walsh Move Down Under

Merger: PPB And PwC On Cusp Of Consummation?

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Peter Gosnell
Peter Gosnell
Insolvency News Online illuminates the practice of insolvency Australia-wide, highlighting the triumphs and travails of the nation’s registered practitioners and the accounting and legal professionals who work with them. INO is produced by Peter Gosnell, former business editor and senior business reporter at The Daily Telegraph newspaper. During a decade-long career, your correspondent reported on such notable corporate collapses as HIH, One.Tel, Westpoint and Fincorp as well as some of the nation's highest profile bankruptcies and the investigations and prosecutions arising from Australia's most notorious instances of white-collar crime.

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