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Buy or sell a business

Many privately owned organisations can struggle to either grow or realise value from their business. Buying a company or selling your business may be a once in a lifetime opportunity to optimise your capital return.

If you’re looking to either buy a business or sell your business with at least AU$15 million turnover, net profit of AU$2 million or assets of AU$10 million, Deloitte can help.

Our M&A Advisory team is part of one of Australia's leading professional services firms. We can provide the deal execution expertise of an investment bank without the inherent conflict of interest. Our access to global investors, suite of complementary services and our position as one of Australia’s leading independent advisors, sets us apart from boutique advisory firms.

Regardless of whether you need help to buy a business, sell your business or raise capital, our analysis and advice is rigorous and independent. Above all we never put a fee ahead of the right outcome for our clients.


I need help to buy a business...          

Do you have high growth expectations that require expansion through acquisition to capture market share or consolidate your industry?

Perhaps you are part of a management team investigating a buy-out?

Whether you have a business in your sights or are looking for guidance, our market leading mergers and acquisitions team can deliver an integrated team of specialists focused on deal execution with proven expertise.

Deloitte is associated with the best people, connectivity and innovation. We can help provide clients with the best possible solutions to their acquisition or purchasing needs.

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I need help to sell my business...       

Are you looking to sell a business, reduce exposure or dispose of non-core business units? If so, Deloitte can help.

With a large mergers and acquisitions network – aligned via sector expertise and together with wider firm resources – with approximately 200,000 professionals globally Deloitte can bring unparalleled relationships and access to buyers on a state, national, regional or global scale.

Deloitte can advise owners, shareholders and management through every stage of the transaction. We provide independent advice and support to help vendors avoid the many pitfalls and maximise the chances of a successful transaction.

We offer complete transaction management including: 

  • Project management and assisting with negotiating commercial agreements
  • Identifying potential targets for acquisitions and mergers
  • Evaluating the commercial benefits and risks of a transaction
  • Approaching targets through leveraging our global and national network
  • Business valuation advice
  • Financial modelling of the transaction
  • Managing due diligence
  • Optimal structuring of the acquisition
  • Assistance with raising finance
  • Negotiating with the vendor
  • Tax and structuring advice
  • Working with legal advisors.

Raising capital

Deloitte has successfully advised a significant number of clients on their capital raising requirements - either by way of equity raising, debt financing or public flotation. Being independent, the M&A Advisory team provides quality and impartial advice to companies seeking to raise new finance.

Equity capital raising

We assist management teams to prepare a detailed picture of how they intend to grow their business. This may be required by potential equity investors who request further information on the opportunity. We will assist in negotiations held between the company, the shareholders and selected financiers to reach agreement on the actual quantum, timing and structure of the investment consideration.

Debt capital raising

Our Debt Advisory team has extensive experience and knowledge of the debt and asset financing markets. Our transaction experience, structured approach and depth of resources assist our clients to optimise their funding arrangements.


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