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Selling a business on the Gold Coast

Get the best return on your most important asset

If you’ve decided to sell your business on the Gold Coast, you want the maximum price for all your hard work. Speaking to the team at Nash Advisory can help you maximise every available opportunity to ensure you get the best sale price for your Gold Coast business.

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Understand the true value of your business

Let's find out how much your Gold Coast business is really worth. Arrange a discovery call with one of our experts to find out more.

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We can help you sell or exit any business on the Gold Coast with a better result. Leave your details, and a member of the Nash team will reach out within 24 hours.

Business valuations — how it works

The road to achieving the best sales outcome

Valuing a business is a complex process. A business valuation from Nash Advisory can give you an understanding of what you stand to gain. Here's how our analysis process works:

  • We identify key areas of strength and weakness, and scope out areas for improvement
  • We compare your business to others in the market along with similar sales results to gauge your relative strength
  • We fully explain how the results of this analysis can impact your valuation and saleability

The first step is to organise a free initial consultation with our team. Fill in the form and we will contact you to arrange a discovery call.

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“Over the past decade, value-based health care and Social Assistance services have emerged as two leading industries of the Gold Coast economy. Further growth in construction engineering, smart factory manufacturing and retail trade sectors are providing additional opportunities for local businesses and increasing the attractiveness of the Gold Coast as a global business hub.”
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Let's prepare to sell your Gold Coast business

There are plenty of opportunities for growth and development on the Gold Coast, making it an ideal place to start or grow a business. Business sales on the Gold Coast are strong, with a healthy mix of local and international businesses. This provides a great environment for networking and collaboration.

Industries well represented include tourism, hospitality, construction, retail, and healthcare. The Gold Coast is also home to a number of large businesses and industries, giving it a well-rounded economy.

If you own a business on the Gold Coast, you can benefit from a comprehensive sales strategy to help leverage your position. The industries and businesses here are constantly evolving, providing plenty of room for growth, investment and development. 

Nash Advisory is proud to be a part of the Gold Coast business community. We are committed to helping our clients grow and succeed in this ever-changing landscape. Fill out our online form to get in touch and learn more about how we can help you reach your business goals.

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We can ready your Gold Coast business for the global market

A world of opportunities awaits beyond the Gold Coast and the Queensland borders. With our international network, we can take your business to the world. With our global network of contacts in both government-owned and stock exchange-listed companies, we can find the perfect buyer for your Gold Coast business.

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Our team

Help your Gold Coast business grow and reach its potential with local corporate advisory knowledge. Our team is deeply connected to the business community on the Gold Coast and leverages years of local experience to deliver unique opportunities and business solutions to local clients. If you're a Gold Coast business owner, we can provide you with the support and local advice you need to reach your business goals.

Let's work together to maximise your sale price.

Our process for selling a business on the Gold Coast

Education

4 - 6 WEEKS

We spend time learning about your Gold Coast-based business to understand how to position it for improved sales results.

  • Educate clients about the process
  • Explain different buyer options, including industry trade buyers, private equity firms, family offices and high net worth individuals
  • Prepare a valuation report about the business
  • Create a scorecard on the business and areas where it may need improvement

Preparation

4 - 12 WEEKS

For Gold Coast businesses, sales preparation is key to achieving a higher valuation and drawing from an expanded pool of buyers.

  • Working with your management team to find areas of growth or areas of weakness
  • Executing strategies from the valuation report
  • Assessing the level of normalisations and add-backs (such as personal items relating to the owner)
  • Sourcing and compiling financial and commercial data, covering over 50 areas of data we require
  • Creating a 'kick-off pack' including NDA, One Pager, and Information Memorandum

Research

4 WEEKS

Our team will research the buyer pool and how your business is positioned on the Gold Coast, domestic and international markets.

  • Research potential buyers that would benefit from owning your business
  • Speaking to buyers early in the process to get an 'early indication' of business value
  • Research who is buying and investing in businesses within Australia and globally

Marketing

6 WEEKS

To sell a business on the Gold Coast for the right price, it’s crucial to find the right buyer.

  • Contacting the most relevant buyers in the buyer pool
  • Sending proprietary documents and marketing materials to potential buyers
  • Managing enquiries and introductory discussions with potential buyers
  • Site tours (where relevant) and meetings with owners and management
  • Preparing a secure data room to provide buyers with everything they need

Negotiation

4 WEEKS

We have a team of experts in negotiation and advocacy who can help achieve mutually beneficial results for your Gold Coast business and your potential buyer.

  • Buyers send through a Term Sheet which includes conditions attached to the deal
  • Nash Advisory and buyers exchange data and modelling
  • Work with the owners to land on a favourable position regarding the Term Sheet
  • The signing of the Term Sheet

Diligence

6 - 10 WEEKS

When the buyer is ready to take an in-depth look at your Gold Coast business, we help manage the due diligence process.

  • An RFI (Request for Information) is sent by interested parties
  • Lawyers engaged and legal documents are drafted and sent through
  • Further Q&As and site tours

Finalise

2 WEEKS

We make the most of your chance to sell and go above and beyond when it really matters – signing and cash flows.

  • Signing of key documents
  • Management of cash flows
SELL YOUR GOLD COAST BUSINESS

Our specialist advisors will guide you every step of the way

Nash Advisory’s team have a wealth of experience selling business across Australia. We have the technical expertise to optimise your business and an unrivalled buyers’ pool of competitive parties.

The Gold Coast offers endless opportunities for new and expanding businesses in a wide range of industries. Capitalise on that flourishing interest. Our team can get your business ready for sale and court interested buyers from across the globe.

  • First, a thorough examination of your business practices and figures will reveal your strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Then, we’ll take your optimised business to market using our extensive national and international database of buyers.
  • Finally, our advisors will assist on or guide your negotiations to ensure your interests are protected at all times.

Like starting and running one, selling a business requires an eye for detail, a never-settle attitude and a drive to see the job done correctly. Trust Nash Advisory, and we’ll ensure your Gold Coast business sells for the price it deserves.

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Our process for selling a business on the Gold Coast

Education

4 - 6 WEEKS

We spend time learning about your Gold Coast-based business to understand how to position it for improved sales results.

  • Educate clients about the process
  • Explain different buyer options, including industry trade buyers, private equity firms, family offices and high net worth individuals
  • Prepare a valuation report about the business
  • Create a scorecard on the business and areas where it may need improvement

Preparation

4 - 12 WEEKS

For Gold Coast businesses, sales preparation is key to achieving a higher valuation and drawing from an expanded pool of buyers.

  • Working with your management team to find areas of growth or areas of weakness
  • Executing strategies from the valuation report
  • Assessing the level of normalisations and add-backs (such as personal items relating to the owner)
  • Sourcing and compiling financial and commercial data, covering over 50 areas of data we require
  • Creating a 'kick-off pack' including NDA, One Pager, and Information Memorandum

Research

4 WEEKS

Our team will research the buyer pool and how your business is positioned on the Gold Coast, domestic and international markets.

  • Research potential buyers that would benefit from owning your business
  • Speaking to buyers early in the process to get an 'early indication' of business value
  • Research who is buying and investing in businesses within Australia and globally

Marketing

6 WEEKS

To sell a business on the Gold Coast for the right price, it’s crucial to find the right buyer.

  • Contacting the most relevant buyers in the buyer pool
  • Sending proprietary documents and marketing materials to potential buyers
  • Managing enquiries and introductory discussions with potential buyers
  • Site tours (where relevant) and meetings with owners and management
  • Preparing a secure data room to provide buyers with everything they need

Negotiation

4 WEEKS

We have a team of experts in negotiation and advocacy who can help achieve mutually beneficial results for your Gold Coast business and your potential buyer.

  • Buyers send through a Term Sheet which includes conditions attached to the deal
  • Nash Advisory and buyers exchange data and modelling
  • Work with the owners to land on a favourable position regarding the Term Sheet
  • The signing of the Term Sheet

Diligence

6 - 10 WEEKS

When the buyer is ready to take an in-depth look at your Gold Coast business, we help manage the due diligence process.

  • An RFI (Request for Information) is sent by interested parties
  • Lawyers engaged and legal documents are drafted and sent through
  • Further Q&As and site tours

The Nash Advisory advantage

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Business owners on the Gold Coast can work closely with our directors ensuring you reap the benefits of their expert guidance and in-depth local knowledge.

Real business experience

Our team has hands-on experience on the Gold Coast and knows what buyers are looking for in the area.

Network of buyers

With a global network of connections, we can scour the local Gold Coast market, the country and internationally to find you the perfect buyer for your business.

Outcomes focused

We’re laser-focused on providing you with a better outcome for your business. We gauge our success on yours.

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Your questions answered

What are the risks of selling my Gold Coast business?

Some of the risks associated with selling a business on the Gold Coast include:

  • The potential for a lengthy sales process
  • Difficulties in finding the right buyer
  • The need to disclose sensitive information about your business
  • The risk of the deal falling through at the last minute

Nash Advisory can help you safely navigate the risks and maximise the value of your Gold Coast business. We have a team of experienced corporate advisors who are experts in the Gold Coast market and can help you get the maximum price for your business. 

Contact us today to learn more.

What are the benefits of selling my Gold Coast business?

Some of the benefits of selling your Gold Coast business with help from Nash Advisory include:

  • Access to a larger pool of potential buyers, both local and international
  • Increased exposure for your business
  • Professional guidance and support throughout the sale process
  • Maximising the value of your business

How long does it take to sell a business on the Gold Coast?

The time it takes to sell a business on the Gold Coast will vary depending on the type of business and the market conditions. However, most businesses will take between 3-6 months to sell.

What is the process for selling a business on the Gold Coast?

The first step is to engage a professional corporate advisor who understands the market and can provide expert advice throughout the sale process. They will work with you to determine the value of your business and prepare it for sale. 

Next, we’ll market your business to both local and international potential buyers. Once a buyer is found, the advisor will help negotiate the sale price and terms of the deal. The final step is to complete the sale and transfer ownership of the business.

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