RSM Australia

Transaction services

Our transaction specialists in Corporate Finance offer a commercial, hands-on and partner-led service. transaction

Our approach is tailored to suit your needs and the unique set of issues and challenges you face. Our corporate finance specialists offer clients a no-nonsense approach to providing pragmatic business advice, helping you get to where you want to be.

Whether you’re looking for business divestments advice, a new financial model developed for your organisation or support with mergers and acquisitions, including help identifying potential targets, our experienced transaction consultants can be on hand to support you and your business.

Want to find out more about our transaction services? Our knowledgeable transaction specialists can help you with:

Business divestments

Our team understands the stresses and pressures of getting your business ready for sale, and through our tailored approach, we can provide transaction solutions to help drive the sale process through to completion, while allowing key stakeholders to continue running their business.

Capital market support & IPOs

Our corporate finance specialists have a wealth of experience in advising on capital market transactions and will access markets for debt and equity to help your business fund its growth strategy. RSM will also assist with the due diligence process and prepare and review forecasts to ensure your organisation is heading in the right direction.

Financial modelling & review

Having a financial model is crucial to any business and enables companies to make commercial decisions with confidence. Our expert team can provide business transaction solutions that will aid investment decisions, budgeting and forecasts and any major project you may have in the pipeline.

Forensics investigation & litigation support

We understand the court processes and proceedings, so you don’t have to. Our national commercial litigation team are on hand to provide expertise and experience in commercial disputes and complex accounting and financial issues. Don’t get caught out with legal jargon, speak to one of our transaction specialists today.

Mergers & acquisitions

Growing your business through mergers and acquisitions can be vital for moving a business forward. Our knowledgeable transaction consultants can identify potential targets and approach them on your behalf. We can also deal with the critical parts of the transaction such as the negotiation and key commercial terms of the deal. 

Transaction support & due diligence

The transaction specialists team can provide your business with transaction support and due diligence throughout the process to ensure any key issues that could impact your business are dealt with swiftly and efficiently.

Valuation & expert reports (click to download PDF)

Open the conversation with our team today and get the transaction solutions you and your business need.

Debt free, cash free transactions

Debt free, cash free transactions – the devil is in the detail

Most private M&A transactions are undertaken on a debt free, cash free basis. This means the vendor pays out any debt at completion and keeps any remaining cash in the business (typically by way of a pre-completion dividend).

Considering going IPO? Here's what you need to know.

As businesses which have publicly listed will attest, the decision to go IPO isn’t a destination – it’s a journey and one which typically is many months, if not years, in the making.

Not-for-profits - is a merger right for you?

Over the last couple of years, the not-for-profit industry has seen an increase in the number of merger opportunities.  For example, in the disability sector alone, the National Disability Services reported that 38 per cent of organisations are discussing merger options.

10 tips to make your business transaction-proof

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The emergence of Blockchain- what you need to know!

Blockchain is one of the more exciting—and more misunderstood—emerging technologies.

Control Premium Study 2017

RSM’s 2017 Control Premium Study - a study of 463 successful transactions initiated in the 11 years to 30 June 2016.

Directors shouldn’t second-guess asset values

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

Business Acquisition and Impairment Review 2016

2016 edition now available. Get your copy today. Gain key insights into the financial reporting impact of acquisitions made during the 2013, 2014 and 2015 financial years.

Industry snapshot - Technical and vocational education

A snapshot of the key statistics and current industry performance in the technical and vocational education sector.

Industry insight - Milk powder manufacturing

A snapshot of the key statistics and current industry performance in the milk powder manufacturing sector.

Managing change at board and executive level

RSM recently held a lunch featuring a panel including Paula Dwyer, Professor Judith Sloan and Fiona McGauchie with Catherine Walter as MC to discuss how to manage change at board and executive level. This is a synopsis of the event.

Victorian state budget review 2015

The bottom line The Victorian budget 2015-16 continues the prudent management of Victoria’s budget and the key goal of maintaining our AAA credit rating. The budget shows a projected surplus of around $1.2bn for 2015-16. This is on the back of an expected surplus of around $1bn for 2014-15.

Is your business ready for sale?

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

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.