Roger Newby

Roger Newby

Roger is a corporate communications specialist with more than seven years’ experience. During this time, he has advised both listed and private companies on their financial PR, investor relations, corporate and crisis communications needs.

 
Recent Projects
  • Viva Energy’s AU$4.9 billion IPO
  • JCDecaux’s AU$1.12 billion proposed acquisition of APN Outdoor
  • Marley Spoon’s AU$200 million IPO
  • Unibail Rodamco’s AU$33 billion takeover of Westfield
  • Woodside’s acquisition of 50% stake in Scarborough gas field and associated AU$2.5 billion equity raising
  • The £1 billion IPO of Ascential and subsequent disposal of their Heritage Brands
  • EE’s £12.5 billion acquisition by BT Group
  • £3 billon merger between Aveva and the software arm of French energy group Schneider Electric
  • The £40 million IPO of LoopUp
  • Volvo Car Group’s €500 million corporate bond offering
  • EADS and BAE’s proposed €35 billion combination
  • Dentsu’s US$5 billion acquisition of Aegis Group
  • Nokia’s US$7.2 billion disposal of its mobile phone business to Microsoft
  • Communication and general media strategy support for clients including; Mondi, Dialog Semiconductor, EE, Ascential, RhythmOne, LoopUp Group, Ashurst LLP, Aveva, WANdisco, Intertek and E2V Technologies.

Roger began his working life at UBS in New York whilst participating in the prestigious Mountbatten Programme. He then joined FTI Consulting in London and spent the following 6 years advising a wide range of clients on their corporate and financial communications before relocating to Sydney in late 2017. In his role at FTI Consulting, Roger was also engaged on a variety of special situation scenarios, including hostile shareholder actions, General Meetings and M&A.

Roger has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics and Sociology from the University of Leeds and a Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Administration from St Mary’s University London.