Jock O’Callaghan

Global Leader, Mining and Metals, Partner, PwC Australia

Jock is a Transaction Services Partner and the firm’s Energy, Utilities and Mining Leader in Australia and Asia. He has been involved in a wide range of financial due diligence roles over more than 20 years. Jock has extensive transactional experience, including acquisition due diligence, restructuring, takeovers and IPOs of locally listed companies and multinationals, involving transactions ranging in value from $10 million to $100 billion. His clients have included Royal Dutch/Shell, ExxonMobil, BG, Rio Tinto and BHPBilliton.

Selected deals or projects include:

  • Due diligence for a proposed takeover of a mid-cap upstream producer by an offshore client (confidential);
  • Vendor due diligence associated with the sale of downstream business by a global energy company (confidential);
  • Vendor due diligence for the proposed sale of a $4bn integrated energy company (confidential);
  • Due diligence associated with a proposed domestic refinery merger.