Our Experience

Our Executive Team

Industry Leading Industrial Asset Valuation and Sale Experience

Over 70 years combined industry experience

Valued and or Sold over 55 complete mine sites throughout Australia, Indonesia and PNG

We will provide advice as to the best method to sell your assets, whether it be by negotiation or auction

Chris Martin

Managing Director

Licensed Auctioneer

AAPI Certified Practising Valuer (Plant and Machinery)

Chris has over 45 years’ experience in the industrial auction and valuation industry and has experienced it all. From major mine site closure programs to minor engineering workshop liquidations and everything in between, there is nothing Chris hasn’t seen, valued or sold. Having established the auction house Gray Eisdell Martin in 1994 in Queensland (which later became Graysonline) his experience is unrivalled anywhere in Australia and Southeast Asia. He has been called on by companies, big and small to advise and manage asset divestment programs throughout Australasia, and provides a 100% honest and independent appraisal on the true value of plant and equipment.

Career Snapshot

– 45+ years as a qualified Auctioneer and Valuer

– Valued and/or sold more than 45 mining and quarrying projects throughout Australia, Indonesia, NZ and PNG

– A key advisor to Major Private Companies, Publicly Listed Companies, Financiers, Insolvency/Restructuring Professionals and SMEs

Industry Sectors include (but not limited to)

– Mining Plant and Equipment (Fixed and Mobile)

– Power Generation

– Quarrying Plant and Equipment (Fixed and Mobile)

– Civil Earthmoving

– Transport and Heavy Haulage

– Manufacturing, Engineering and Sheetmetal

– Woodworking and Cabinet Making Equipment

– Food processing

– Hospitality

Anthony Martin

General Manager

Anthony has over 15 years’ experience in the auction and valuation industry in operations, sales, major project management and reporting. His experience includes valuation and sale programs of some of Australia’s largest insolvency matters. His career background with a global accounting firm also helps to ensure the valuation, sale and reporting processes of each matter exceed each client’s high standards.

Anthony also spent a number of years competing internationally as a professional athlete, including representing Australia at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Recent Project Experience

– Full asset realisation program for a major mining company as part of their wider site closure program
– Advice on aligning the asset realisation program with the site closure program
– Offers invited campaign for major assets
– Series of auctions of redundant assets, spares, consumables and light vehicles
– OH&S advice on asset sales

– Transport and heavy haulage group in administration and liquidation
– Valuation of more than 3000 assets across 26 sites nationwide – $200M+
– Asset reconciliation program of the entire mobile fleet during ongoing operations
– Coordination of a national sale program and client reporting of more than 50 auctions and 60 private treaty sales across Australia – $80M+

– Major publicly listed company in the engineering and construction industries
– Management of valuation and sale programs from more than 12 sites nationally
– Onsite asset reconciliation versus existing asset register

– Manufacturing for a major multi-national company in the pharmaceuticals industry
– Asset appraisal
– Sale methods – Private treaty sales and a series of auctions
– Advice on aligning the asset realisation program with the site closure program
– OH&S advice on asset sales

Robert Martin

Head of Sales

ASA Valuation Candidate Member

Robert has over 15 years’ experience in the industrial auction and valuation industry in sales, major project management and valuations. His extensive experience helps him deliver a professional, tailored approach to every engagement he manages. Robert has managed sales and/or valuations of nearly every industrial sector including:

​- Civil Earthmoving
– Underground Tunnelling and Mining
– Manufacturing and Engineering
– Transport and Automotive
– Catering and Hospitality
– Construction and Workshop
– Agriculture

Most notably, he has managed major multi million dollar divestment and liquidation campaigns for corporate and insolvency matters in the Mining industry throughout Australia, Indonesia and the UAE.

Major Project Experience
– Complete Liquidation program for a major underground mining and pipeline contractor – $22M+
– Valuation
– Relocation and secure management of assets
– Tailored sale campaigns – Expression of Interest / Sale by Negotiation, Tenders and Auction campaigns

Underground Mining Contractor Administration and Liquidation – $6.5M+
– Valuation
– Secure and relocate assets
– Tailored sale campaign
– Expression of Interest / Sale by Negotiation
– Tenders
– Auctions

Indonesian Mining Operation – $13M+
– Managed on behalf of a syndicate of banks, including a major Australian Bank
– International asset inspection, securing and relocating
– Tailored International Sale Campaign
– Complex political landscape

Freight and Logistics company – $5M+
– Valuation
– Complex asset relocation
– Tailored sale program