Sirona Capital | Kelvin Flynn | Managing Director
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founded SIRONA CAPITAL
in May 2009 as an independent merchant banking and corporate advisory firm, following a successful track record of leading and investing significant capital in turnaround and special situations and acting as an interim manager and adviser to multinational corporations and their stakeholders in complex workouts.
Kelvin's intimate knowledge of the Asia Pacific region, combined with leadership positions as CEO, CRO
and director, creating and recovering value for stakeholders in Australia and Asia, is an asset much valued by SIRONA CAPITAL's clients.
Kelvin has held roles as Executive Director / Vice President with the Asian Special Situations Group of Goldman Sachs, responsible for a proprietary balance sheet investing arm with over US$4 billion under management and as Managing Director of Alvarez & Marsal in Asia, a leading global advisor in performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory.
During the course of Kelvin's
20 year career, transactions of note have included the buyout from bankruptcy of the Sons of Gwalia industrial minerals assets (became Talison Minerals) and the recapitalisation financing of ASX listed Living & Leisure Australia Limited
and the recapitalisation, reverse takeover and re-listing of 2 distressed listed companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which created multi billion HK$ liquidity events for creditors and shareholders.
Kelvin was an Executive Director with Ferrier Hodgson, Australia's leading insolvency and restructuring boutique, based in Hong Kong from 2001-2004.
Kelvin was with Ferrier Hodgson in Malaysia from 1998-2001 having established the practice during the Asian financial crisis.
Kelvin was with Ferrier Hodgson for a total of 14 years including in Perth from 1991-1998.
Kelvin is a Non-Executive director of ASX listed Mineral Resources Limited.
Kelvin is also a Non-Executive director of privately owned Global Advanced Metals Pty Ltd (formerly Talison Tantalum Pty Ltd), the world's largest primary producer of tantalum, with mining operations at Wodgina and Greenbushes in Western Australia.
Kelvin has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from the University of Western Australia and is a Chartered Accountant.