• HLB Chessboard

Supporting Brismark's M&A Strategy and Value Creation

Brismark Advisory Client

HLB Chessboard is proud to have worked with The Queensland Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries Co-Operative Ltd (Brismark) on an ongoing basis to assist the directors and members to create long-term value for the organisation.

HLB Chessboard is the Corporate Adviser to Brismark.

Brismark has a history dating back to 1941 when it was established as an association of fruit and vegetable wholesalers. As a member organisation it actively lobbies on major industry issues such as the Horticulture Code of Conduct. It also offers a Credit Service facility which acts as a clearing house for its Members and associated businesses.

Brismark’s mission is to provide representation and services to the primary wholesaling sector of the fruit and vegetable industry and to hold a strategic level of ownership in Brisbane Markets Limited.

Andrew Young, CEO of Brismark says:

“As our corporate adviser HLB Chessboard has provided us with ongoing strategic advice to maximise our value. HLB Chessboard have been a great support to us.”

As part of our recent engagements HLB Chessboard:

  • Acted as corporate adviser to Brismark

  • Provided strategic advice in relation to value creation

  • Assisted Brismark with strategic option analysis

  • Assisted Brismark to raise debt finance with a Big-4 bank to continue the business’ strategic goals

  • Assisted with the preparation of financial modelling to support value

  • Provided negotiation support

We are proud to continue to support Brismark to maximise the outcomes of the organisation’s strategy.