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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Sebastian Hams


Melbourne +61 3 8623 3323

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‘The challenge in achieving our fiduciary obligations is considering all stakeholders, from the large secured creditors to the family whose livelihood depends on receiving next week’s pay.’

Sebastian has twenty years experience in commerce, business advisory, restructuring and recovery, with involvement in a range of traditional insolvency assignments, business reviews and complex project management roles. Sebastian also has considerable experience in business sale processes.
Sebastian has lead turnaround consultancy projects, including a number of interim CFO roles, debtor side roles to develop strategies, review turnaround plans and assist with finance.
Working across a range of industry sectors, throughout Australia and overseas, gives Sebastian a valuable depth of business experience to draw upon when considering client solutions particularly in aviation, construction, mining services, automotive and entities with large employee numbers.
Sebastian lead the trade stream of the Gunns engagement completing the sale of Gunns Timber Products which included two mills (SA and Tas) and three distribution centres across five states with approximately 400 employees.
Over the last two years, Sebastian has focused on debtor side work assisting companies develop strategies to exit onerous contracts, streamline operations, exit and sell businesses and restructure equity / debt  to allow for profitable future trade.

Significant Engagements

  • Ansett Group of Companies
  • Hans Continental Smallgoods
  • Reflections Group of Companies
  • Air Australia Group of Companies
  • Gunns Group of Companies
  • Brindabella Airlines
  • Confidential business reviews

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  • Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Commerce (UWA)
  • Registered Liquidator

Memberships & Publications

  • Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand)
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Turnaround Management Association
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