Founded in 2008, Modus Capital is an experienced corporate advisory firm specialising in mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and corporate advisory services.

Utilising our established industry network, we have established a successful methodology of engaging and partnering with highly regarded professional and technical advisors with experience relevant to specific projects and transactions. Our principals have substantial experience providing corporate advisory services across a range of industry sectors and have advised on investments for a range of private businesses, public companies and foreign enterprises.

Our Team

Luke Manners


Luke is a corporate finance professional with 20 years experience in corporate advisory, M&A, strategic analysis, capital management and investor relations with major S&P/ASX100 & 200 companies, state owned corporations and corporate advisory firms.

Skilled at establishing consensus positions with Executive teams and Board members, Luke has a track record of delivering significant corporate value uplifts through effective implementation of actionable analytical insights.

Luke is passionate about improving the financial performance of businesses and embedding robust financial analysis into investment decision making, targeting quality outcomes through consensus building.

With in-house and corporate advisory M&A experience (buyer & vendor sides), Luke has a sound theoretical knowledge combined with strong technical capabilities and an ability to rapidly understand complex commercial and strategic landscapes.

Shane Crommelin


Shane has over 20 years’ experience in business advisory, M&A, strategy development and forecasting. Shane has undertaken a significant number of M&A transactions, acting on behalf of both Buyers & Vendors.

Shane is a Director of Modus Capital and the founder of Elevate Accounting. He has won numerous national awards at the Australian Accounting Awards, including Partner of the Year (2018, 2019 & 2020) and Business Advisory Firm of the Year (2019, 2020 & 2021). Prior to this, Shane was Partner in the Business Advisory division of a large multi-discipline firm in Perth CBD – one of the largest firms in Australia. 

Shane is an innovative Director with his knowledge and experience lending him to financial and strategic solutions for companies across various disciplines, and an ability to rapidly understand complex commercial and strategic landscapes.