Richard Rohrt CPA
Richard is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with almost 20 years insolvency experience with major chartered accounting firms specialising in insolvency and reconstruction. His insolvency experience covers a wide range of industries including textile, manufacturing, hospitality, clothing, telecommunications, building and construction, and transport.
He has over 20 years management experience in the hospitality industry as well as general retail. Richard's practical experience provides an essential element when dealing with most family businesses.
Richard is a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA). Richard is a registered liquidator and Official Liquidator of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Official Liquidator of the Federal Court of Australia. He has also acted as an exam reviewer and marker for CPA exams for CPA Australia.
Richard was appointed Liquidator of the former National Builders Group Pty Ltd, one of Victoria’s pre-eminent home builders. Following a series of complex realisations of assets, the Liquidator is preparing to declare a first interim dividend to creditors.
Richard was appointed Voluntary Administrator and subsequently Liquidator to two large international hotels in Tasmania, effectively managing and trading on the two hotels for 10 months whilst successfully negotiating a sale of the businesses to the Best Western group of hotels.
Richard was appointed Receiver to a publicly listed company to resolve a dispute between the appointed liquidator and a conglomerate of secured creditors. Richard ensured that substantial funds were returned to the secured creditors.
Richard's experience and breadth also covers a range of other family businesses including:
- Country hotels
- Restaurants and reception centres
- Solar suppliers
- Land developers
- General retail
- General manufacturing
Richard's wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise in all family businesses is second to none.