Food & Beverage Finance Update
Presented by RSM and ANZ Emerging Corporate
RSM in Sydney and ANZ Emerging Corporate are delighted to invite you to our Food & Beverage Finance Update.
Please join us on Thursday 11 April for a discussion on the current financial landscape with short presentations from our guest speakers. This will include an interactive Q&A session and will cover the following:
  • An Economic Update covering the latest market movements and insights, as well as F&B specific commentary from recent research and announcements.
  • A presentation covering issues impacting all parts of the FBA supply chain, including farmers, agribusinesses and stakeholders across all subsectors.
  • A broader discussion regarding investment into F&B companies, what potential investors are attracted to, and current trends being seen in this market.
Registrations are limited!

Thursday, 11th April 2024

Time: 4:15pm – 6:30pm AEST


RSM Australia
Level 13 60 Castlereagh Street
Sydney 2000

Registrations for this event are now closed, if you have any questions, please contact Julia Stratton at
Devika Shivadekar
Economist, RSM Australia 

Devika Shivadekar is the RSM Australia Economist.

In this role, she follows key macroeconomic indicators such as growth, inflation, central bank decisions and the labour market to assess the overall health of an economy. She has over eight years of macroeconomic research experience spanning both public and private sectors, including stints at the Reserve Bank of India and Bank of America. Devika holds a MSc Finance from University of St. Andrews, UK and BA Economics from University of Mumbai, India.

Michael Whitehead
Head of Food, Beverage and Agribusiness Insights, ANZ 

Michael analyses, writes and presents extensively on a wide range of FBA issues impacting all parts of the FBA supply chain.

Prior to ANZ, Michael has worked for Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management in New York, and Rabobank’s Food & Agribusiness Research Advisory team in North America, as well as with the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Switzerland. Michael has been featured widely in global media outlets, including CNBC, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has experience in agricultural production and consulting, particularly in Australia and China, as well as having worked in federal politics and as a radio and print journalist.Michael has a BA from La Trobe University, an MBA from the Melbourne Business School and the Rotterdam School of Management, and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Agribusiness Course.

Nitay-Yair Levi
Founder and Managing Director, Koenig Heritage 

Nitay-Yair is the founder of Koenig Heritage. He is the guardian of the company’s uncompromising value investing principles, conservative business fundamentals and defensive investment strategy.

Throughout his career he has strongly advocated for risk aversion which is reflected in his attitude towards leveraged buyouts and short term thinking among others. He is the developer of Koenig Heritage’s non-discretionary “home, health and food” investment strategy and principles. Nitay-Yair has extensive experience in private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and Board roles. Prior to Koenig Heritage, He was the founder of a funds management firm and co-founder of a private equity investment firm. In those roles he acquired and managed 11 businesses before exiting to found Koenig Heritage.

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