Justin Audcent
Partner - Perth

Justin is a Director of the Corporate Finance division in Perth, with a primary focus on providing M&A advisory and transaction support services to mid-market clients.

With over 25 years’ professional experience, he has advised on well over 200 successful corporate M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions, including many international and cross-border deals.

Justin’s clients include ASX-listed companies, owner-managed businesses, and large not-for-profit organisations across a diverse range of industries including resources, healthcare, IT/telecoms, power and utilities, business services and retail, in addition to acting for private equity funds, banks and other financiers.

Prior to joining RSM, Justin was a partner with a Big Four firm, leading its Transaction Support business in Western Australia, and subsequently led the WA corporate finance practice of another mid-tier accounting firm.

Justin Audcent is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.


Justin’s experience includes:


  • Successfully concluded the sale of private businesses across a range of industry sectors, including identification and evaluation of potential buyers, handling negotiations, management of the due diligence process, and providing strategic and commercial advice to the vendors.
  • Acquisition due diligence for strategic and financial buyers in connection with numerous deals valued at up to $1.3bn across a wide range of industry sectors.
  • Vendor due diligence in connection with transactions, in sectors including aged care, food retailing, hospitality, power generation and infrastructure.
  • Investigating Accountant’s Reports for a number of ASX listings, and reporting accountant engagements for primary and secondary UK listings on both the Main Market and AIM.
  • Valuations of businesses, shares or other equity interests in connection with M&A or restructuring transactions, commercial disputes, lender requirements or for strategic planning purposes.


  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)


  • BA Hons, University of Oxford (Modern Languages)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Certificate in Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia (GIA)