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Paul Alexander Binsted

Bachelor of Economics ANU 1976
Bachelor of Laws ANU 1977

Career highlights

  • Chairman, Ariadne Capital, 2012
  • Managing Director/Co-CEO Australia, Lazard 2004 - 2007
  • Vice Chairman, Citigroup 1994 - 2003
  • Managing Director, Lloyds Banking Group 1982 - 1991
  • Advising Suncorp on the acquisition of GIO Insurance from AMP Limited for $1.4 billion (I value this transaction because I believe it is a key in establishing a new national financial institution)
  • Advising Arnotts Limited on its successful takeover defence against a bid by Bond Corporation in 1985
  • Working as a member of the advisory team which advised the Myer Emporium Limited on its merger with GJ Coles & Company Limited to form Coles Myer Limited - 1984 (I regard this as an important transaction because it formed the largest retail corporation in Australia)

Career philosophy

"My career is to help companies operate effectively. By doing this with integrity and goodwill I hope to help improve society for the benefit of our children and grandchildren."

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