Michael Basedow

Adelaide

Principal

Recovery, Turnarounds and Insolvency

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Professional Background

With over 30 years’ experience, Michael is a leader in Corporate Recovery, Turnaround and Insolvency. His exceptional industry knowledge, negotiating skills and the focus he puts on stakeholder relationships, enables him to achieve the best outcomes for his clients whilst maintaining both professionalism and empathy.    

He has undertaken extensive financial investigations into company affairs on behalf of various stakeholders and is highly skilled in the review of management controls, workout strategies, debt restructuring and group restructuring. 

Prior to Pitcher Partners, Michael spent eleven years in corporate finance and corporate recovery with Price Waterhouse before establishing Weir & Basedow in 1997. 

Michael also has a passion for the wine industry and is personally involved in his own wine business.  His intimate working knowledge of Australia’s wine industry has helped many wine industry clients improve their business operations. Michael has previously been involved with a wine infrastructure fund listed on the ASX and also a large privately owned wine bottling, storage, labelling, warehousing and distribution company. 

Areas of expertise

General Insolvency Advice and Restructuring, Investigative Accounting, Debt Recovery, Negotiations with Financiers, Turnaround Consulting, Financial Exposure Appraisals, Independent Reporting, Workouts and
Monitoring, Asset Preservation and Risk Review, Voluntary Administration, Liquidation, Receivership

Industry Experience

  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for profit
  • Property
  • Retail
  • Transport and Logistics

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (University of Adelaide)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Credit Management
  • Member of Australian Reconstructing Insolvency & Turnaround Association
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Official and Registered Company Liquidator

Services & Specialisations

Accounting and Business Advisory

Accounting and Business Advisory

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Tax Advice and Compliance

Tax Advice and Compliance

Tax affects every individual, public, private and multinational company, each with their o...

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Business Performance Improvement

Business Performance Improvement

Growth and competitiveness opportunities exist for everyone. Finding them and then exploit...

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Business Structuring

Business Structuring

The business structure should balance between your short and long term objectives, success...

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Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Every transaction, no matter what its size, is key to the growth or succession of a busine...

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Transaction Support

Transaction Support

Every transaction, no matter what its size, is key to the growth or succession of a busine...

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Recovery, Turnarounds and Insolvency

Recovery, Turnarounds and Insolvency

Companies and individuals who may be financially ill or going through a difficult time, us...

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Strategic Board and Governance Advisory

Strategic Board and Governance Advisory

In today’s complex and regulated corporate environment, it is crucial for organisations ...

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Consulting

Consulting

Scaling new heights and exploring opportunities is at the heart of every business journey....

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Succession Planning

Succession Planning

Forging the future of your business beyond the boundaries of today requires strategic plan...

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

The preparation and maintenance of an Estate Plan is an effective way of ensuring that a p...

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Family Office Management

Family Office Management

When wealth accumulates in a family and is passed on through one generation to another, th...

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