Sean Rothsey has provided advice and assistance to public and private enterprises since the early 1980s. With The Merkin Group’s investment in MDS Financial Group in 2006, all corporate advisory services were conducted through the professional team at MDS Financial Group, inclusive of Sean Rothsey.
Since January 2013 Sean predominantly undertakes unregulated and unlicensed activities in an exempt environment under the auspices of Merkin Advisory Pty Ltd. (Owing to the civil unrest and commercial uncertainty surrounding Hong Kong Merkin Advisory Ltd ceased operations in Hong Kong on 9 October 2019 and now services the APAC area from Australia or its representative in Ireland.
The Merkin Group offers Consultancy services and makes no legal warranties or representations of any kind as to the Buyer, Seller or any Transaction and only offers unregulated and unlicensed services.
ABOUT Merkin Advisory Pty Ltd
Merkin Advisory Pty Ltd are predominantly a) a specialist Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness private equity manager and boutique corporate services and advisory firm with a proven track record in successful Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness project development, operation, and investments and, b) a listed and unlisted investment funds asset management specialist.
Merkin Advisory have deep linkages to Asian and Pacific markets. We are a specialist Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness private equity manager and investments funds asset manager whose team has a proven track record in the three dimensions critical to achieving superior returns:
Successful Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness and Investment Target sourcing, development, operation and commercialisation
Deep linkages to Asian and Pacific markets - in particular, with commodity purchasers and end users, Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness companies, investors and governments and stick markets
Private equity investment management
We are also a boutique corporate services and advisory firm with a proven track record in successful Australian and New Zealand Agribusiness project development, operation, and investments and deep linkages to Asian and Pacific markets.
The Merkin Group’s Corporate Advisory services specialises in serving mid-market listed and high-growth potential private companies across resources and mining, property, agribusiness, financial services and information technology. Group corporate advisory services include:
- Advice on and management of listings on the ASX for IPOs and capital raisings.
- Business strategy development and strategic alliances.
- Corporate restructuring, defensive strategies and succession planning.
- Joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and trade sales.
- Private equity transactions.
- Optimising capital structure, financing.
- Facilitating underwriting and sub-underwriting.
The Group’s corporate advisory team has extensive experience in a wide variety of solutions-driven transactions, and a proud history of honest advice given with integrity.
The Merkin Group previously provided much of the unregulated and unlicensed support to MDS and continue to offer it directly to its own clients.
The Group originates offers from mandates undertaken by our corporate advisory team, arranges underwritings, syndicates, participates as joint-lead and distributes equity offerings. Its equity capital market products and transactions serve a range of client needs for capital. The Merkin Group have delivered beyond client expectations on multi-million-dollar capital raisings, facilitated substantial lines of credit and initial public offerings, and advised on prominent mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and management buyouts.
Outstanding relationships in foreign markets give The Merkin Group expertise in capital markets worldwide, and provide clients with access to a broader pool of potential investors and market-leading transactions.