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KordaMentha is an advisory and investment firm that has a range of services to help clients grow, protect and recover value.


We help clients protect and recover value through proactive cyber risk identification and management, and rapid and effective action in response to a breach.

  • Cyber governance and risk assessments 
  • Cyber strategy and advisory
  • Incident response and digital forensics
  • Cyber litigation support
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Financial Crime

KordaMentha Financial Crime assists clients with risk management, compliance reviews and investigations into alleged violations of AML/CTF legislation and sanctions breaches.

  • Financial crime consulting
  • Investigations
  • Compliance counsel
  • AML Ops
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KordaMentha Forensic uncover, analyse and clarify facts at the centre of disputes, frauds and other sensitive commercial matters.

  • Forensic accounting disputes
  • Data analytics
  • Digital Forensic, cyber and eDiscovery
  • Fraud, corruption and investigations
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Performance Improvement

Our Performance Improvement team provides advisory and accelerated implementation services to public and private sector clients across the following categories.

  • Rapid cost out and control
  • Revenue protection and growth
  • People and organisation redesign
  • Complex commercial and project support
  • Interim and crisis management
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Real Estate

KordaMentha Real Estate assists clients to grow, protect and recover value in their real estate portfolios.

  • Real estate advisory
  • Asset management
  • Transaction management
  • Real estate funds management
  • Development management
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KordaMentha Restructuring works with organisations in financial distress to restructure and to stabilise the business or to recover value on behalf of stakeholders.

  • Turnaround and restructuring
  • Independent business reviews
  • Receiverships, administrations and liquidations
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Latest insights

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KordaMentha grows international financial crime and investigations offering

1 March 2024

KordaMentha is pleased to welcome Tim Phillipps and Richard Jaya Santoso to the firm’s Singapore and Jakarta offices respectively. Tim and Richard are both highly respected professionals with extensive experience with forensic investigations and financial crime matters. The new appointments strengthen the firm’s offering across Asia Pacific, meeting increasing demand in the region.


Is the Universities Accord the funding answer?

28 February 2024

Universities have had a difficult time since Covid. While universities may have hoped the Universities Accord final report would help, John Dewar explains they are likely to be disappointed.

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KordaMentha welcomes former LaTrobe University Vice-chancellor

22 February 2024

KordaMentha welcomes esteemed academic leader John Dewar to its team of expert advisers. John is well known as an exemplary leader of tertiary institutions, with a long history of improving their performance academically, financially, and operationally, often by bringing about major transformations.


Careful who you lend your keys to

5 February 2024

A German IT contractor was fined recently for accessing 700,000 client details he shouldn’t have. So what happens when you engage a third-party contract for an IT issue and you end up with a cyber breach, whether it’s accidental or malicious? Who’s to blame and how could it have been prevented? KordaMentha cyber expert Brendan Read looks at some examples and answers these questions.


The case for arbitration on the path to net zero

1 February 2024

Forensic expert, Bruce O’Shea, was recently featured in the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration’s (ACICA) publication, ACICA Review. As the vast change required to meet ambitious environmental targets provides fertile ground for disputes, Bruce discusses the value of arbitration.


Managing a cyber incident response during the holidays

20 December 2023

Our dedicated cyber response team is available to help if your holiday season is marred with a cyber incident.

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Central Adelaide Health Network

KordaMentha was engaged to undertake a diagnostic review of South Australia’s largest public healthcare network, CALHN, a circa $2 billion organisation with five main hospitals.

Central Adelaide Health Network

The review uncovered a broken organisation facing systemic financial, operational and cultural issues. Forecasts indicated the funded position would be exceeded by $274 million.

In response, KordaMentha developed a three-year Organisational and Financial Recovery Plan and were engaged as Administrators to implement the Plan. The Plan was designed to reposition CALHN as a modern, high-functioning network, delivering sustainable care for the community.

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Network Ten

Network Ten took steps to restructure the business and improve profitability. Ten’s inability to finalise restructured content agreements led to KordaMentha’s appointment as Voluntary Administrators.

Central Adelaide Health Network

KordaMentha took operational control of Network Ten and restructured the working capital profile of the business, which improved working capital funding by circa $40 million over the forecast period. KordaMentha went on to conduct a sale/recapitalisation process resulting in a successful transaction with the US Studio, CBS.

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Charity Partners

Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation

KordaMentha is a major partner of the Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation, supporting the ultimate corporate bike challenge since 2007.

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