Hindal Corporate provides a trusted and innovative Corporate Advisory and Investment Service to private clients.
Michael Naphtali and David Beatty founded Hindal Corporate in 1996. Respected for their commercial and financial skills, and their innovative approach to solving problems, Michael and David expanded Hindal Corporate to provide financial advice and merger and acquisition services to the high-end private and small-cap public market.
In 2008 Credit Suisse acquired Hindal Corporate. Michael and David were appointed Executive Directors and their relationships with their clients continued.
With David’s retirement from Credit Suisse in 2013, he and Michael re-launched Hindal Corporate and continue to provide valued advice to all their clients.
Hindal Corporate has formed an affiliation with FTI Consulting, a world-wide public consulting firm, listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
What We Do
Hindal Corporate provides trusted advice based on years of experience and an innovative approach. Our core areas of business include:
Complex Financial Issues
Mergers & Acquisitions
Provision of Non-Executive Directors
Temporary Senior Executive Appointments
Technology, Media & Communication
David Beatty is an experienced Corporate Advisor who has worked on assignments for numerous industries including retail, wholesale, manufacturing, health, rural and retirement.
In 1996, with Michael Naphtali, he founded Hindal Corporate, specializing in Corporate Advisory and Merger and Acquisition services to the high-end and small-cap company markets. When Credit Suisse acquired Hindal Corporate in 2008, David joined them as an Executive Director until his retirement in 2013. In 2013 David and Michael re-launched Hindal Corporate, forming an affiliation with FTI Consulting. Hindal Corporate continues to provide key advice to its clients in a range of core business areas.
David holds directorships and advisory roles with many privately owned Australian family businesses. He has also played an active role in the community by holding positions on many not-for-profit boards. Prior to forming Hindal Corporate, David spent 27 years with chartered accounting firm Arthur Andersen, and was an International Partner for 16 years. During this time, David provided financial consulting services to medium-to-large companies and was involved in many significant merger and, acquisition and divestment transactions. David was also in charge of a number of corporate reconstructions through Administrations and Receiverships during this period.
David has a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) from the University of Queensland and is a Fellow (FCPA) of CPA Australia and a Member (FCA) of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (formerly known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants). David is also a Member (MAICD) of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael’s outstanding commercial experience and his ability to find original solutions for clients is widely recognized in the business community. Michael was Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Pratt Group for many years. He has also been a Director with Hill Samuel, the predecessor to Macquarie Bank. Michael started his own consultancy operation, Hind Consulting and Investment Pty Ltd in the early 1990s catering to the needs of predominantly large private clients – strategy, financing succession, acquisitions, asset disposal and capital raising projects.
In 1996 Michael founded Hindal Corporate with David Beatty. His work expanded as Hindal became sought after as an innovative and trusted boutique corporate advisory service. When in 2008 Hindal was acquired by Credit Suisse, Michael joined them as Executive Director. Since the re-launch of Hindal Corporate in 2013, Michael has worked closely with David Beatty but has also continued in his role as Executive Director with Credit Suisse.
Michael’s involvement in many community and charitable activities was recognized in 2003 when he was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to the Jewish community and to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. In the 2008 Australia Day honours he received an AM for service to the community through executive roles with environmental, educational, sporting and Jewish organisations. Michael has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from Monash University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Debbie manages all aspects of Hindal Corporate’s administration. She has worked as Executive Assistant to David Beatty since 2004, providing him with confidential secretarial and administrative services that has ensured the smooth running of his offices at Credit Suisse, FTI Consulting and at Hindal Corporate. She has a good understanding of Hindal clients and their businesses, and has built strong relationships with them and their support staff. Her responsibilities include responding to enquiries, liaising with clients and contacts at all levels, coordinating appointments, organizing and planning for meetings, company research and accounting.
Prior to joining Hindal Corporate, Debbie provided administrative services to a number of senior executives in private and multinational companies within the corporate advisory, manufacturing and resources sectors. Debbie has a Diploma in Business Management.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm with a network of offices located in 29 countries on 6 continents.
In Australia, FTI Consulting has a team of over 250 professionals working in offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Hindal Corporate has its office located within FTI’s Melbourne Office at Bourke Place.
As a market-leading business advisory firm, FTI’s offices are organized into key client-focused business segments:
- Corporate Finance and Restructuring
- Forensic and Litigation Consulting
- Strategic Communication
Our Community Involvement
Hindal Corporate, through its Directors, has been involved with a number of charities and not-for-profit organisations.
Michael has been a Director of the Jirrawun Arts, Director of Yachad, and Director of the Yachad Accelerated Learning Project. He is past president of the Jewish National Fund Inc. of Australia, and also past president of its Victorian Division. He has served as a committee member of the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council, chairman of the Melbourne Chapter of the Young Presidents Organisation, and Deputy President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.
In 2003 Michael was awarded a Centenary Medal for service to the community, including the Jewish community, and the Multiple Sclerosis Society. In the Australia Day awards of 2008 he received an AM for service to the community through executive roles with environmental, educational, sporting and Jewish organisations.
David has been a Director or Adviser to the boards of a number of entities including Red Nose (Formerly SIDS and Kids Ltd), the National Trust (Victoria), St John of God, the Council of Adult Education, the Victorian Farmers’ Federation and the Phillip Island Nature Parks.
With the support of clients, he has raised significant funds for the Variety Club by regularly participating in "The Bash", the Club’s annual car rally for old cars.
He is currently a Director of the Cambodia Rural School Trust Ltd which provides educational sponsorships for children from poor families.
- Contact Us
Michael Naphtali AM
Mobile +61 419 332 708
Mobile +61 412 233 230
Hindal Corporate Pty Ltd
C/- Level 21, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
0433 083 188
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