Deals & Departures

Westpac restructuring guru Gwyn Morgan to retire

After 43 years Gwyn Morgan, Westpac Bank’s head of credit restructuring is retiring. A spokesman for Westpac confirmed yesterday that Morgan will hand the helm to his trusted lieutenant Dave Lee in a couple of months. His departure follows an illustrious – albeit anonymous career – leading the restructures of some of Australia most colossal corporate collapses. HIH, Burns Philp and Arrium have become nationally recognised…

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Parade to cap momentous week for KordaMentha

It’s a big few days coming up for KordaMentha with some rapid leaps in the Ten administration possible following receiver PPB’s sale of the network to CBS and the official handover of Arrium taking place at week’s end. This afternoon lawyers for Mark Korda, Jenny Nettleton and Jarrod Villani are due to front the Federal Court in Sydney seeking approval to pay out the secured creditors of the Ten…