Mergers & acquisitions and divestments

Mergers and acquisitions

Lead Advisory Services

Mergers & acquisitions and divestments

Our M&A team provides commercial, no nonsense advice to cut through complex transactions and assist our clients acquire or sell businesses.

Mergers & acquisitions and divestments

RSM’s specialist mergers and acquisitions team supports shareholders, management teams and other interested parties with advice based on our unique depth and breadth of experience.

To ensure we provide the best advice to listed companies, private shareholders, management teams and private equity houses, we have invested nationally and internationally in building a specialist team of senior advisers.

Our advice covers:

  • Private shareholders on preparing for and maximising the value from the sale of their business;
  • Management teams on negotiating terms and raising private equity and/or debt finance to support a management buy out or buy in;
  • Corporate and private shareholders on raising private equity and/or debt finance for growth, cash out or recapitalisation; and
  • ASX listed companies in relation to acquisitions and disposals, bid support or defence, and public to privates.


Glyn Yates
National Head of Corporate Finance - Melbourne

E: [email protected]
T:+61 3 9286 8167

Justin Audcent
Director - Perth

E: [email protected]
T:+61 8 9261 9287

Tim Goodman
Director - Sydney

E: [email protected]
T:+61 2 8226 4552

We have a dedicated and bespoke global M&A network.

Our hands-on approach, with partners being genuinely involved in the delivering of M&A services, differentiates us. We are experienced, accessible and flexible, we say what we mean and do not sit on the fence. This gives credibility with both our clients and their stakeholders.


10 tips to make your business transaction-proof

13 September 2018
Are you and your business ready to take the next step?

Directors shouldn’t second-guess asset values

6 July 2016
Regardless of their size, past acquisitions are coming back to haunt the financial statements of a growing number of ASX-listed companies.

Is your business ready for sale?

1 April 2015
There are many reasons you might sell your business, including to capitalise on your investment and start a new business or another venture. Whatever the reason, the decision to sell your business does not come easily, and as the business owner, you want to make sure that you get the most out of the sale.

How to minimise the risk of aquisitions

30 March 2015
Merger and acquisition activity is soaring in some sectors such as healthcare, while it is taking a backseat in other sectors such as mining services. In this climate, businesses must take a step back and evaluate the benefits and risks of making acquisitions in their sector.