Paul Gooley Partner & National Head of Corporate Finance Sydney +61 2 8297 2586

Partner - Financial Advisory
National Head of Corporate Finance

Paul specialises in advising clients on acquisition, fund raising, divestment and financial modelling assignments across a diverse range of industries and markets.  Paul leads Grant Thornton’s National Corporate Finance practice. His recent assignments include:

  • Lead Advisor to the management of Compass Corp Pty Ltd  on their development of capital raising with Archer Capital Growth fund
  • Lead Advisor to the shareholders of G&M Walker Haulage on their divestment to Kings Transport

Paul’s broad sector knowledge has resulted in many successful assignments across private equity, Retail, Reaal Estate & construction, infrastructure (with a strong focus on rail), healthcare, technology, mining services and Professional Services.

Paul previously co-founded and assisted a boutique financial services firm through its early development stages, giving him a true client perspective when advising on assignments. In addition, Paul sits on the Board of Springboard Enterprises, an accelerator program for women-led emerging companies, and the Grant Thornton International Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Committees.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Economics (Accounting)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Diploma of Applied Finance & Investment (Corporate Finance)
  • Director and authorised representative of Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Pty Limited (AFSL 247140)