XKG’s commercial advisory services are underpinned by its deep understanding of diverse contracting mechanisms, procurement regulations and industry best practices. This industry awareness is integral to ensuring our customers achieve success across the full Capability Life Cycle from definition to disposal. XKG truly understands the significance of effective industry engagement to successful outcomes and the importance of establishing transparent, merit-based relationships.



  • Strategic Business Advice
  • Procurement Methodologies
  • Contracting Options
  • Tender Development
  • Procurement Evaluation Support
  • Liability Risk Analysis
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Performance
  • Commercial Financial Investigation and Validation Services
  • Strategic Communication Advice
  • Supplier and Product Compliance Assurance

Case Studies


JP9711 Core Simulation Capability Tender Evaluation Working Group

XKG provided Cross-Functional TEWG leadership, supporting the Commonwealth in an above the line capacity to establish the CSimC capability sought by Defence. This is to realise an available, on demand, integrated and distributed managed simulation service, including enhancement and sustainment services, which underpin ADF single-service, combined, joint and coallition simulation-enabled collective training.


Commercial Advisory for ASX Top 10 Company Tendering to Defence

XKG provided commercial advisory and support to an ASX Top 10 company as part of a multi-million dollar tender preparation activity. The company established an entirely new capability to support the needs of Defence, and XKG’s organisational context provided significant insight into the tender process.


Government Payments Tender Response Support for Big Four Bank

XKG was instrumental in the preparation of a successful response to a tender for payments cards, platforms and data services. The complex response included a sophisticated FinTech platform, enabling real-time product management and reporting.


Australian Defence Subject-Matter Expertise to US-Based Global Defence Provider

XKG supported a large US Defence provider’s bid process for a response to an ASDEFCON Support V3.1 approach to market. The team provided insight into Defence’s complex requirements and operated across three continents to successfully deliver the response.