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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David Osborne


Sydney +61 2 8257 3018

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'Distressed situations and turnarounds require a strategy which allows optionality and a focused team to deliver a timely outcome.'

David has over ten years’ experience in corporate advisory, distressed M&A and restructuring.


David commenced his career at Grant Thornton in its Financial Advisory practice, prior to joining KordaMentha in 2016, and completed banking secondments in corporate workout teams during 2010/11 and 2014.


David has a broad advisory skillset, working across informal advisory engagements including distressed buy/sell-side M&A, independent business reviews and strategic advisory. David also has extensive external administration experience developed through a number of formal insolvency appointments throughout his career.


David has been exposed to a wide range of industries with a particular focus on energy and resources, logistics, wholesale/retail and real estate having advised clients of all sizes from public companies to SMEs and Australian and international financiers.

Significant Engagements

  • Company-side advisor to a distressed Australia-Pacific wholesale distribution and retail business
  • Company-side advisor supporting the acquisition of a QLD Coal Power Station
  • Debt fundraising mandate for a global building components manufacturer
  • Debt fundraising mandate for the acquisition of Pacific Islands resort property assets
  • Arrium Limited – Voluntary Administration
  • Banking secondments with GE Capital and Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd.

David Osborne_BW_web CV


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Macquarie University)

Memberships & Publications

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
  • Turnaround Management Association, Australia
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