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Our Services

IPFA provides independent commercial and financial advisory services on major infrastructure projects to Australian Government ministers and agencies.

What IPFA does for its clients

IPFA creates and delivers solutions that help our clients to build infrastructure on time and on budget and improve services for citizens and communities.

With a multidisciplinary team with significant private and public sector experience of providing trusted commercial and financial advice on a range of projects, we deliver excellent commercial strategies and valued services our clients require, and do so with integrity and dynamism.

Our client centric approach seeks to collaboratively partner with Australian Government Ministers and agencies that fund or deliver infrastructure, providing diverse project teams with a mix of commercial, financial and policy skills.

Our core services                       

Advise

Commercial and Financial Advisory

We provide commercial, financial and risk analysis and advice on all aspects of the infrastructure lifecycle for projects in business case development, procurement and delivery.

We develop commercial, funding and financing structures for infrastructure projects to best allocate risk, including establishing delivery entities, PPPs, JVs or contractual arrangements.

We review the financial and commercial feasibility of government investment and funding proposals and transactions.

Broker

Capacity and Capability to Deliver

We facilitate project delivery through leading legal, commercial and financial workstreams and negotiating commercial, financial and governance arrangements with the States and Territories or the private sector.

We support approaches to market, including undertaking market soundings and evaluating the commercial and financial aspects of tender documents and processes.

We build the skills of the Australian Government and broader industry by hosting knowledge sharing activities and seconding staff into project teams

 

Assure

Confidence through Governance and Leadership

We represent clients on infrastructure Governance bodies and participate in steering committees to ensure effective major project and transaction governance.

We establish frameworks for governance of new infrastructure development and ownership entities and major project commercial and financial risk management.

We lead engagement with States and Territories and private sector on behalf of the Australian Government on commercial and financial aspects of major infrastructure projects.