<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content="text/html; charset=unicode" http-equiv=Content-Type> <META name=GENERATOR content="MSHTML 11.00.9600.18639"></HEAD> <BODY> <H1 style="MARGIN: 12pt 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT size=5><FONT color=#2f5496><FONT face="Calibri Light">Bartonvale Technologies<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></FONT></FONT></FONT></B></H1> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 107%"><FONT face=Calibri>ABN 71509634027<o:p></o:p></FONT></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><SPAN style="mso-fareast-language: EN-AU; mso-no-proof: yes"><?xml:namespace prefix = "v" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" /><v:shapetype id=_x0000_t75 stroked="f" filled="f" path="m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" o:preferrelative="t" o:spt="75" coordsize="21600,21600"><v:stroke joinstyle="miter"></v:stroke><v:formulas><v:f eqn="if lineDrawn pixelLineWidth 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @0 1 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum 0 0 @1"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @2 1 2"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelWidth"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelHeight"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @0 0 1"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @6 1 2"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelWidth"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @8 21600 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelHeight"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @10 21600 0"></v:f></v:formulas><v:path o:connecttype="rect" gradientshapeok="t" o:extrusionok="f"></v:path><o:lock aspectratio="t" v:ext="edit"></o:lock></v:shapetype><v:shape id=Picture_x0020_1 style="HEIGHT: 129pt; WIDTH: 86.25pt; VISIBILITY: visible; mso-wrap-style: square" type="#_x0000_t75" o:spid="_x0000_i1025"><IMG border=0 hspace=0 alt="" src="psmith.jpg" align=baseline></v:imagedata></v:shape></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Bartonvale Technologies is a strategic consultancy specialising in defence and aerospace operated since 1997 by Peter Smith, a nationally and internationally recognised expert on Australian and international strategic planning and implementation.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>His wide career experience on which the consultancy is based includes roles as CEO of major Australian aerospace and defence primes, chair and a director of a number of SMEs, chair and a member of the boards of Australian and international industry associations, and senior governance roles in university and vocational education.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>In twenty years of senior level consultancy activity, roles undertaken have included:</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Development of strategic plans for companies, governments and industry associations</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Customer-specific analysis of Government policy documents</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Opportunity identification, and capture planning</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Bid and proposal activity</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Australian Industry participation options</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Contract negotiations</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Mergers and acquisitions</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpLast style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Non-executive Board roles</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services are provided to Australian resident organisations and to overseas clients bidding for Australian contacts.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Policy Analysis<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services provided typically include an overview of new or updated major Government policy documents (National Innovation and Science Agenda, Defence White Paper, Defence Integrated Investment Program, Defence Industry Policy Statement) and detailed extracts relevant to the client s interests.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>For new international clients, this is often accompanied by an overview of Australian government structures and processes.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Strategic Planning <o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services range from working with the client to develop integrated plans for new or expanded entry into the Australian defence and aerospace markets through to smaller scale sector or project specific strategies.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>The analysis includes capability needs assessments, competitor identification, financial analysis, decision structures/processes, activity phasing and resource requirements.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Opportunity Identification &amp; Capture Planning<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>This represents the tactical follow-on to Strategic Planning, working with clients for early identification of opportunities, identifying key contacts, developing win themes and assisting in the development of detailed bid and proposal plans.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"></SPAN>Bids and Proposals<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services in the bid and proposal phases typically focus on ensuring client understanding of key Australian capability priorities and weightings, and assisting overseas clients to ensure that responses are  Australianised .</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Australian Industry Participation Options<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>This has become an increasingly significant element of client support reflecting Increased Government priority recently given to maximising the economic and innovation benefits of Australian industry participation in new Defence acquisition and sustainment projects, and the advice is built on experience ranging through a spectrum of options from indigenous R&amp;D through collaboration, licensed production, assembly &amp; test, global supply chains, and local sustainment.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services include:</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Identification of relevant Australian partners/suppliers</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Briefings on new Defence Industry Policy Statement and other Defence Industry policy/process documentation</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Advice on applicable Sovereign Industry Capabilities</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Project-specific Australian industry participation priorities</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpLast style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Support in developing Australian Industry Capability pans.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Mergers and Acquisitions<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Consultancy services are provided to clients interested in purchasing or selling Australian defence and aerospace companies.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>These services are based on experience in the acquisition and sale of major Australian companies and specialist SMEs.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Civil Aerospace Participation<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>In addition to defence-related consultancy services, in-depth support is provided to clients wishing to participate in new international civil aerospace programs, particularly airliner projects.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>This support is based on civil aerospace experience including collaboration, risk-sharing partnerships and supply chain bidding.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Civil consultancy services include:</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt 40.8pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Opportunity identification</FONT></P> <P class=MsoListParagraphCxSpLast style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 40.8pt; TEXT-INDENT: -18pt; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><SPAN style="mso-list: Ignore"><SPAN style='FONT: 7pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><FONT face=Calibri>Proposal development</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><FONT face=Calibri>Contacts<o:p></o:p></FONT></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Peter Smith can be contacted as follows:</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Office:<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1">&nbsp; </SPAN>13 Antigua Court, Mawson Lakes, SA, 5095</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Phone:</FONT><A name=_GoBack></A><FONT face=Calibri><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>+61 (0)8 8359 0993</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Mobile: +61 (0)419 806 474</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 8pt 36pt"><FONT face=Calibri>Email:<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1">&nbsp;</SPAN> <a href="&#109;&#97;&#105;&#108;&#116;&#111;&#58;%70%65%74%65%72%2E%73%6D%69%74%68%40%62%61%72%74%6F%6E%76%61%6C%65%2E%63%6F%6D%2E%61%75">peter.smith@bartonvale.com.au</a> </FONT></P></BODY></HTML>