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Choosing an M&A advisory firm – An advisor checklist

Selecting an advisor for an event as significant as a business sale can often be a difficult decision. To assist in the process, we’ve put together a suggested checklist to adopt when conducting your ‘due diligence’ on an M&A advisor, based on some of the key questions we get asked routinely. Divest Merge Acquire – Supertrac’s […]

Apportioning the sale price

In any business sale transaction tax implications are a critical consideration. One of the key factors in determining after-tax outcomes can often be the apportionment of sale price to individual assets.   In most cases the vendor wants to minimise the allocation to stock, depreciable assets and non-concessional CGT assets, while the purchaser wants the […]

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About your advisors – a fireside chat

The stakeholders in a business sale/purchase transaction have differing needs and concerns. You need to understand these so you can make correct decisions. With transactions involving individuals who may have never before purchased or sold a business, a fireside chat is often useful to explain how the process works. Here are some observations that are […]