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Successful private equity investments require a strong understanding of the market landscape and direction of industry trends. We can work with you to find the right private equity buyer for your business.

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Superior knowledge will get you a better deal. See our sample report to find out what you're missing. We will create a customised valuation report worth $5,000 for you.

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  • Understand what you are investing in
  • Set your sights on growth

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"Our approach to engaging with private equity on behalf of our clients is to move quickly and decisively to identify, engage and ultimately secure high-quality investors and buyers for our clients and their business."
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Global map of buyers and investors

We find you qualified investors, in Australia and overseas

Finding high-quality investors is a complex task. We understand the factors required for successful investments, and use our global network of contacts to find private equity buyers that are suited to your business.

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Our team of advisory professionals

We have a strong global network of private equity funds and investors, so you can be confident we will find the right buyer for your business.

We sell businesses across Australia

We can find the right private equity buyers for your company.

Our process for selling your business to Private Equity

Education

Education

4 - 6 weeks

Our team well get to know you and your business. We'll work to understand how to seek the right buyer at the best sales price.

  • Give you education about the sales process
  • Prepare a thorough valuation report
  • Develop a score card of how the business can be improved

Preparation

Preparation

4 - 12 weeks

When it comes to selling a business to a Private Equity buyer, preparation is key. Our goal is to prepare you more effectively to receive more interest and a higher valuation. We will also look to sure up your management team by filling necessary gaps - a key feature that appeals to Private Equity buyers. This is a complex process that we are happy to guide you through

  • Limit areas of weakness and identify areas of growth within management
  • Begin executing strategies from scorecard and valuation report
  • Reports to cover up to 50 areas of business and customer data
  • Create a secure data room wiith everything a buyer is looking for

Research

Research

4 weeks

As the sales process progresses, we continue our research to understand where your business sits within the market.

  • Understand how your company can fit in with the existing assets of a Private Equity buyer
  • Research who is buying nationally and internationall
  • Create a strong buyer pool through our proprietary method
Marketing

Marketing

6 weeks

Our goal is to find the right buyer who will pay the best price. To do this, we need an effective marketing strategy.

  • Discerning then contacting the most relevant buyers
  • Delivering marketing material and propietary document to these buyers
  • Managing enquiries and offering site tours

Negotiation

Negotiation

4 weeks

We want the best possible price for you. this is where our negotiation skills come to the table.

  • Term Sheet and attached conditions are delivered by the buyer
  • Nash Advisory and buyers exchange data and modelling
  • Term Sheet is signed

Education

Diligence

6 - 10 weeks

To add further complexity, buyers will want to know more about your business.

  • RFI sent by interested parties
  • Contracts and lawyers are engaged
  • Further site tours and questions fielded from the buyer

Finalise

Finalise

2 weeks

Signing and cash flows now take place, ensuring you get the most out of the sale.

  • Signing of key documents
  • Management of cash flows

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Our process for selling your business to Private Equity

Education

Education

4 - 6 weeks

Our team well get to know you and your business. We'll work to understand how to seek the right buyer at the best sales price.

  • Give you education about the sales process
  • Prepare a thorough valuation report
  • Develop a score card of how the business can be improved

Preparation

Preparation

4 - 12 weeks

When it comes to selling a business to a Private Equity buyer, preparation is key. Our goal is to prepare you more effectively to receive more interest and a higher valuation. We will also look to sure up your management team by filling necessary gaps - a key feature that appeals to Private Equity buyers. This is a complex process that we are happy to guide you through

  • Limit areas of weakness and identify areas of growth within management
  • Begin executing strategies from scorecard and valuation report
  • Reports to cover up to 50 areas of business and customer data
  • Create a secure data room wiith everything a buyer is looking for

Research

Research

4 weeks

As the sales process progresses, we continue our research to understand where your business sits within the market.

  • Understand how your company can fit in with the existing assets of a Private Equity buyer
  • Research who is buying nationally and internationall
  • Create a strong buyer pool through our proprietary method
Marketing

Marketing

6 weeks

Our goal is to find the right buyer who will pay the best price. To do this, we need an effective marketing strategy.

  • Discerning then contacting the most relevant buyers
  • Delivering marketing material and propietary document to these buyers
  • Managing enquiries and offering site tours

Negotiation

Negotiation

4 weeks

We want the best possible price for you. this is where our negotiation skills come to the table.

  • Term Sheet and attached conditions are delivered by the buyer
  • Nash Advisory and buyers exchange data and modelling
  • Term Sheet is signed

Education

Diligence

6 - 10 weeks

To add further complexity, buyers will want to know more about your business.

  • RFI sent by interested parties
  • Contracts and lawyers are engaged
  • Further site tours and questions fielded from the buyer

See our process in more detail.

Download now
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Our process for selling your business to Private Equity

Education

Education

4 - 6 weeks

Our team well get to know you and your business. We'll work to understand how to seek the right buyer at the best sales price.

  • Give you education about the sales process
  • Prepare a thorough valuation report
  • Develop a score card of how the business can be improved

Preparation

Preparation

4 - 12 weeks

When it comes to selling a business to a Private Equity buyer, preparation is key. Our goal is to prepare you more effectively to receive more interest and a higher valuation. We will also look to sure up your management team by filling necessary gaps - a key feature that appeals to Private Equity buyers. This is a complex process that we are happy to guide you through

  • Limit areas of weakness and identify areas of growth within management
  • Begin executing strategies from scorecard and valuation report
  • Reports to cover up to 50 areas of business and customer data
  • Create a secure data room wiith everything a buyer is looking for

Finalise

Research

4 weeks

As the sales process progresses, we continue our research to understand where your business sits within the market.

  • Understand how your company can fit in with the existing assets of a Private Equity buyer
  • Research who is buying nationally and internationall
  • Create a strong buyer pool through our proprietary method

See our process in more detail.

Download now
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Location

Nash Advisory has a head office located in Melbourne, giving us a base for our global operations.

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The Nash Advisory advantage

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Diligent research

We conduct extensive research into industry and economic factors, and identify the likely beneficiaries. This helps us to prepare questions a private equity buyer will have.

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Experience you can rely on

Through our extensive M&A experience and our own investments, we have unrivalled expertise when it comes to private equity buyers and how they think.

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Long-term focus

Understanding the long-term trends and potential risks associated with your company ensures we can effectively communicate to buyers. We can also mitigate concerns and highlight the strength of the underlying growth trends.

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Work with our directors

As one of our clients, you'll work closely with our directors. Their expertise will be at your disposal, and they will work to achieve your desired outcome.

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Finding the right buyer can be challenging, especially when targeting Private Equity, and we're the experts.

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Your questions answered

What is important to a private equity buyer?

As an investor in our own companies, we are know the ins and outs of what a private equity buyer is looking for. We use a broad set of metrics to understand and assess whether your company is a good fit for a buyer before we engage.

A range of factors can dictate a buyers' investment thesis, which include:

  • Financial position
  • Customer spread
  • Supplier information
  • Type and number of contracts
  • Industry landscape
  • Macroeconomic conditions

Which sectors are private equity buyers looking at?

Some of the best conditions for investing are in the healthcare, tourism, and education sectors. These continue to show a lot of promise and have strong economic tailwinds supporting the longevity of returns. Outside of these core sectors, Private Equity are continuing to seek investments for their portfolio companies and for expansion. Talk to us to understand how you might be the right fit for a private equity buyer.

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