Our Story

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by Margit Jeppesen and Sean Cowan and since then has been directly involved in the growth of over thirty Businesses located in Australia and Asia.
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Uncommon Sense is a Boutique Private Equity Investor focusing on the Agri-Food, Healthcare and Housing sectors. Within Australia we operate Businesses in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Outside of Australia we operate Businesses in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea and Dubai.

Uncommon Sense is also a Business Consulting Company and we consult to MD’s and Businesses in many different industries, providing independent specialist advice on Strategic Growth Plans and Operating Businesses. Our Client base is Australia-wide and ranges from private companies to top 50 public companies on the Australian Stock Exchange.

We started Uncommon Sense at an office in the Melbourne CBD after 10 years in the Corporate Sector working in senior management positions and with two of our own operating businesses up and running. Our blend of skills and experience enables us to work from the top-down and bottom-up, resulting in unique value creation for Businesses and its People.
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  • Diagnostic Business Reviews
  • Sales/Marketing Strategy
  • Business Development, Business Plans, Corporate Strategy
  • Financial Strategy
  • Operations Strategy & Management
  • Market Driven Competitive Business Models
  • Coaching and Mentoring of CEO’s and Executive Teams
  • Private Funds invested: ‘Skin in the Game’
  • Asia and Middle East Market Strategy & Operations

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  • Run our own businesses
  • Top 50 Public companies experience
  • Private Business experience
  • Private Equity experience
  • China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, North America and Dubai experience
  • Independent Strategic and Operational Advice
  • Legal and Commercial Skills
  • Trusted and Confidential
  • Proprietary Approach and Focus and Direct Involvement

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