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BHP Billiton advisor gets prime seat on foreign investment board

.….FIRB members provide advice to the treasurer on contentious investment proposals. Douglass joins expanded FIRB board Sydney Morning Herald JACOB SAULWICK December 11, 2009
THE fund manager and former investment banker Hamish Douglass has been appointed to the Foreign Investment Review Board, giving him a front-row seat to some of the country’s biggest corporate deals.

Mr Douglass, the former head of mergers and acquisitions at Deutsche Bank and now chief executive of Magellan Asset Management, was named to an expanded FIRB by the federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, yesterday…..

While at Deutsche Bank, Mr Douglass was an adviser to BHP Billiton on its $9.2 billion purchase of WMC Resources, the owner of the Olympic Dam uranium deposit in South Australia……………….FIRB members provide advice to the treasurer on contentious investment proposals,

Douglass joins expanded FIRB board

December 11, 2009 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics, uranium | , , , , ,

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