Gordon Brothers sets up in Australia

Tim Stewart, one of the firm’s restructuring professionals, will lead the firm’s new Sydney office.

Gordon Brothers, a global corporate financial services and investment firm, has opened its first Australian office in Sydney.

The office will be headed by Tim Stewart, who was hired as managing director, Australia. Stewart previously held roles at RBS, most recently as managing director of strategic disposals in Asia.

The firm provides valuations and M&A consultancy to special situations investments and restructurings, and its private equity clients include London-based OpCapita.

The firm has been expanding its global presence. Last year it affiliated with Planconsult, a Brazilian appraisal business, to set up an office in Brazil.