Mark Karlson

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Mark Karlson
Board Director / CFA Society Perth
Mark Karlson has over a decade of strategic consulting, negotiation and investment management expertise. He has been an advisor to local and global businesses considering strategic options for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

His expertise includes detailed strategic portfolio reviews across trade sale, IPO, joint venture and demerger options, legal and regulatory analysis, customer impact analysis, and management presentation support. He also specialises in the evaluation of opportunities for core private equity investment in businesses throughout Australia & New Zealand.

Mr Karlson joined BDO Australia in October 2019 as a senior manager of mergers and acquisition within the corporate finance division in Perth and was appointed an associate director in July 2021. Prior to BDO, he was a manager in the deals consulting team for a global accounting firm, an investment associate at an Australian mid-market private equity and boutique investment advisory firm, and an associate at a $15bn global long-short hedge fund. In 2022, Mr Karlson was appointed as Associate Director of Gresham Partners.

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Mark Karlson
NEW ROLE: Board Director, CFA Society Perth09 Aug 2022
Mark Karlson
NEW ROLE: Associate Director, Gresham07 Jul 2022
Mark Karlson
NEW ROLE: Associate Director, Corporate Finance M&A, BDO23 Jul 2021

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