My aim is to deliver commercial outcomes for the mutual benefit of all principal stakeholders of a distressed corporation. By combining a holistic approach to addressing underlying issues with my substantial experience in key industry sectors, I strive to deliver innovative and commercial solutions. When achieved, it is extremely rewarding.
Peter is a registered liquidator and is a founding principal of BRI Ferrier with over 20 years’ experience in corporate recovery and turnaround management.
Peter’s breadth of experience expands across a diverse portfolio of industries including agribusiness, financial services, logistics, mining, property and retail. He also has specific experience working with managed investment schemes and manufacturing companies.
Peter provides innovative solutions through strategic problem solving, negotiations and corporate advisory. His holistic approach in understanding the nuances of his client’s strategic, financial and overall operations define his ability to provide commercial options and reach the best outcome for all stakeholders.
Outside of work, Peter enjoys spending time with his young family and walking their two poodles. He likes to keep fit and has a keen interest in all sports, particularly rugby league and golf. Peter is also an avid follower of politics.
Owned and operated a Sydney shopping centre, Bevillesta was restructured using a Voluntary Administration (“VA”), Deed of Company Arrangement (“DOCA”) and Creditors Trust, facilitating unsecured creditor claims being paid in full.
Forest Enterprises Australia
The third largest forestry managed investment schemes to collapse in Australia; Forest Enterprises Australia was restructured using a DOCA, delivering significant returns to stakeholders.
A provider of thermal power generation and environmental technology, AE&E was placed in VA whilst a strategy was developed to facilitate the completion of major projects including a $550+ million power plant for end client BHP.
Former child seat manufacturer in long-running litigation resolved and company returned to solvency, using a VA and DOCA, incorporating a Creditors Trust.
Lesso Building Material
Exhibition and warehousing business restructured, and shareholder dispute resolved, using a VA and DOCA, incorporating a Creditors Trust.
Qualifications and memberships
- BBus (Accounting and Legal Studies) - Charles Sturt University
- Registered liquidator
- Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
- Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association
- Member, Turnaround Management Association