KordaMentha KordaMentha is an Australian advisory and investment firm that provides specialist forensic, real estate, turnaround / restructuring and investment management services. The business was formed in April 2002 by Mark Korda and Mark Mentha. Located at
Level 24, 333 Collins Street, Victoria, Australia.
Phone: +61 3 8623 3333
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Alex Canale


Sydney +61 2 8257 3098

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‘I enjoy the challenge of devising solutions to complex and multifaceted accounting, valuation and finance issues and understand the importance of converting financial analysis into written reports and presentations that are clear, concise and user friendly.’

Alex has experience in forensic accounting, valuation and auditing in the context of the preparation of independent expert reports, consulting and commercial engagements and business reviews across a range of industries.


Alex’s experience includes the quantification of loss arising from contractual and other disputes, the valuation of shares and businesses, testing the reliability of forecasts, scenario modelling, cash flow analysis and the assessment of the compliance of financial reports and other information with accounting and auditing standards.


Alex has undertaken a secondment as the forensic accountant at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption and has been designated a Business Valuation Specialist by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Significant Engagements

  • Secondment as the Forensic Accountant at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.
  • Part of the team which conducted the strategic review of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN).
  • Analysis of the financial position of a national telecommunications supplier at the point in time when its major shareholders allegedly agreed to contribute additional equity.
  • Valuation of shares in entities which operated a bus transport business in metropolitan, rural and regional areas of NSW in the context of a shareholder oppression claim.
  • Assistance with the preparation of an independent expert’s report in relation to a dispute involving an investment bank as a result of an investment decision.
  • Scenario analysis to assist an international automotive components manufacturer determine the best course of action on exit from the Australian market.
  • Providing accounting advice to a large telecommunications provider in respect of a dispute regarding the misuse of confidential information.

Alex Canale_BW_Web CV


  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Business Valuation Specialist accreditation by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand


  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Senior Associate of Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
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