Don Manifold is the current co-manager of Equity & Advisory, a leading corporate advisory firm in Adelaide, South Australia. Before joining Equity & Advisory, Don Manifold was a partner and a manager for EY South Australia and Northern Territory.
Don Manifold originated from Mount Gambier, a small city in South Australia. He started his career in Adelaide and has worked in several cities, including Melbourne, London, and Sydney. Don has over thirty years of professional experience; he has focused on corporate finance for twenty-five years.
Among his professional successes, he has advised on divestments, more than 60 completed acquisitions, capital raisings, and IPOs with an approximate value above $3 billion. In addition, he has produced independent and valuation expert reports for numerous businesses with an estimated value of over $25 billion.
Don Manifold has helped many businesses rise and tackle challenges. He has been focusing on industries in technology, agriculture, financial, and professional services companies. Don has worked in Australia, Croatia, and England. Besides, he has been a prominent advisor of several South Australian high-profile transactions, such as the acquisition of Adelaide Bank, the sale of S. Kidman & Co, the purchase of ABB Grain, and the sale of Powerhealth, among others.
Don leads a team that is excellent at sourcing ideas. He frequently holds meetings with the team to brainstorm ideas that would best guide them over several months to be more successful in their work. The strategy that works best in his career is a direct marketing strategy which has helped his clients create wealth.
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