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Hilco Merchant Resources

The Australian and New Zealand division of Hilco Merchant Resources offers broad and deep expertise in all retail sectors. Our seasoned professionals deliver a wide range of analytical, advisory, asset monetisation, and capital investment solutions to help define and execute your strategic initiatives. Learn More


Hilco has the expertise to support every constituency in M&A transactions. We assess opportunities, develop strategies, conduct due diligence, and provide capital to facilitate win-win outcomes. Learn More


All retailers can find themselves with excess or unwanted inventory and stores. We have crafted retail and wholesale monetisation solutions for leading international retailers, valued at over A$200 Billion. Learn More


Hilco develop and implement solutions to monetise unwanted FF&E. Learn More


Hilco Merchant Resources can facilitate inventory appraisal services via its affiliate Hilco Valuation Services, to support the needs of retailers, lenders, investors and advisors. Learn More


Laura Ashley
Toys R Us Babies R Us


Laura Ashley


Appointed by the company to assist with the promotional activity at all its Australian locations.

Toys R Us Babies R Us


Appointed by the company’s Administrators to exclusively manage the Store Closing Sale at all Australian locations.



Appointed by the Australian license holder, and later by its Administrator, to assist with the Store Closing Sale following the decision to end the license agreement with Gap Inc.



With 18+ years of experience, Hilco is the world’s preeminent authority in developing retail solutions for clients seeking to execute strategic initiatives. These programs expeditiously unlock dormant capital tied up in unwanted assets and are uniquely tailored to our client’s circumstances. The newly unlocked capital can then be deployed to best suit the business’ needs.

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Ben Chamberlain - Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Ben Chamberlain serves as Managing Director of the Australian and New Zealand division of Hilco Merchant Resources, where he focuses on business development, operational project management and advisory services to the retail sector. Ben combines his retail expertise with more than fifteen years of banking and restructuring experience, to support retailers and their advisors to achieve exceptional outcomes.