OUR TEAM

The Allier Capital team brings deep industry knowledge, unmatched relationships and extensive deal experience
MATTHEW STUBBS
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Matt has over twenty years' experience in investment banking. During his career Matt has worked on a broad range of mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, restructurings and strategic reviews. His experience includes extensive public market transactions (hostile and recommended takeover offers, takeover responses and schemes of arrangement). Prior to founding Allier Capital, Matt was a director in the investment banking division of Citi and head of its consumer, retail and healthcare investment banking practice. He has also managed major transactions in the resources, industrials and financial services sectors. Matt holds an MBA from the AGSM and Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

TRENT ROBERTS
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Trent has over seventeen years' experience managing mergers, acquisitions, divestments, capital raisings, restructurings, and strategic reviews. Trent’s experience includes ASX-listed and private company transactions in both Australia and the United States. Prior to joining Allier Capital, Trent served as a private transactions and investments advisor to a number of successful organisations and high net wealth families with particular focus on the online technology, media, healthcare, and real estate sectors. Trent holds a B.Inf.Tech degree with Distinction and University Medal, graduating at the top of his class, from UTS and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in California, USA.

SIDNEY CHAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Sidney has over seventeen years' experience in corporate advisory. Prior to joining Allier Capital, Sidney was an investment banker with Citi and Merrill Lynch. Sidney’s experience includes a broad range of assignments involving large multi-national corporates in industries such as consumer products, retail, teleco, media, building materials, transport and mining. He has worked on some of Australia’s largest mergers and acquisitions transactions and privatisations, and has experience in IPOs and equity issuance markets, bank and debt capital market raisings and capital advisory. Sidney holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland.

SEAN SLATER
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Sean has over twelve years’ experience in corporate finance providing advice to multinational corporations, private equity clients, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Throughout his career, Sean has had a strong focus on middle market transactions having spent six years at Stamford Partners, a London-based consumer-focused, middle market M&A boutique. He has significant cross-border experience having worked on transactions throughout Europe. Prior to his time at Stamford Partners, Sean was with Deloitte’s corporate finance team. Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

EMMANUEL SYRROU
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Emmanuel has over twelve years’ experience in advisory and corporate finance in Australia, Europe and the broader Asia Pacific region, working with domestic and international private equity and the full spectrum of institutional clients (large multinationals, publicly listed groups, entrepreneurs and private companies). Emmanuel has served on the advisory board of an Australian family office, and prior to joining Allier Capital was an Investment Director within Eli Global's direct private investment team. Emmanuel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

MARTIN CHAU
VICE PRESIDENT
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Martin worked at Marsh, where he was a senior actuarial analyst. He has provided consulting advice to public and private clients on risk finance optimisation and other risk management matters across various sectors, including financial services, property and construction and not-for-profit organisations. Martin holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies from Macquarie University.

DANIEL LUKE
VICE PRESIDENT
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Daniel worked as a Consultant in the PwC Deals, Corporate Value Advisory team where he valued a range of businesses and assets for transactions, capital raisings and tax purposes. He also gained experience in the PwC Deals, Debt Capital Advisory team, designing custom securitisation structures and arranging debt financing for government and institutional clients. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney.

KASEY MARENCO
VICE PRESIDENT
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Kasey joins us from the consumer and retail division of our partner firm William Blair in Chicago. There she performed comprehensive financial modeling and valuation analyses and executed sell-side M&A for global companies. Kasey holds a Bachelor of Science from Miami University where she studied finance and economics and graduated cum laude.

MARK LAVENDER
ASSOCIATE
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Mark worked at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in the client advisory services team where he was involved in debt profile analysis and ratings advisory for institutional clients. Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce (International) with distinction, first class Honours in Actuarial Studies and the University Medal from the University of New South Wales.

EHREN HEILMAN
ANALYST
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Ehren worked as a Senior Consultant across the Corporate Value Advisory team and Restructuring team within PwC Deals. There he performed valuation analysis and financial modelling for transactions and tax purposes covering industries such as consumer, industrials and technology. He also gained experience as an Analyst within the Corporate Banking division of Bankwest where he focused on debt financing mandates for mid-market private equity sponsors. Ehren holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.  

SAM FONG
ANALYST
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Sam worked as an Associate at MinterEllison in their Private Equity / M&A team where he advised financial sponsors and corporates on a variety of M&A and capital market transactions. Sam holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Laws with a major in Finance from the University of Western Australia. Sam is also completing a post-graduate diplomain Applied Finance at Kaplan.

BIANCA SHAH
ANALYST
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Prior to joining Allier Capital, Bianca worked as a Senior Consultant in the PwC Deals, Transaction Services team where she advised a range of businesses on financial due diligence covering industries such as technology, infrastructure, and retail. She also gained experience in the Strategy& team, designing go-to-market strategies and as a corporate advisory at Cornerstone Health. Bianca holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney and is an admitted Solicitor.

LOUIS BAKER
ANALYST
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Prior to working at Allier Capital, Louis worked at Allunga Advisory where he was predominantly involved in sell-side M&A and capital raising mandates. There he performed valuation and financial analysis across various sectors such as Technology, Industrials, Retail and Financial Services. Prior to this, he also gained experience in other boutique M&A firms as well as within Origin Energy’s corporate development team. Louis holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

CATHERINE ARENA
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Catherine has extensive experience in executive support and office administration. Prior to joining Allier Capital, Catherine worked as an executive assistant and office manager at LSI Consulting and Peter R Breed & Partners.

LIBBY EDWARDS
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Libby has extensive experience in executive support and office administration. Prior to joining Allier Capital, Libby worked as an executive assistant at Deutsche Bank AG.