Buying A Business Due Diligence

Many prospective business owners decide that going down the startup route is too slow and risky, instead deciding to purchase an existing business.

While there is also a risk with purchasing an existing business, spending money on a professional to support you through this process is money well spent.

This process is known as due diligence. Essentially, your accountant and lawyer spend some time investigating the information provided to validate the viability of the business and assess whether the sale price is good value for money.

Step One

Review the Information Memorandum – For a one-off fee of $950 plus GST, we will review the information you have been provided and give you an indication of the suitability of the purchase. This includes a meeting to answer any questions you may have, and what your initial offer might look like. We also provide a checklist of additional information you require before you proceed.

Many of our customers have found that this initial fee saves a much larger cost, as issues are identified early.

Step Two

Due Diligence – The Sale and Purchase agreement is signed, and you are into full due diligence. This is when we work with you to fully investigate the financial and other information provided to understand what operating this business will be like for you.

Step Three

The Financial Plan – Most prospective business owners need to borrow some funds to facilitate the purchase. The bank or other lender will require a forecast budget and cash flow statement to assess the viability of the business.

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Business owners with up to $500k turnover with limited admin support
$ 400 Monthly +GST

Monthly Add-ons:

Company Secretarial $40 + GST

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  • Annual Financial Statements
  • Financial Health Check
  • GST Returns
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  • Free Year-round Phone Support
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  • Financial Forecasts - Profit/Loss
  • Rolling 90-Day Cash Flow Forecasts
  • 90-Day Action Plans
  • Annual Strategic Review
  • Benchmarking
  • Structure & Funding Review

Monthly Add-ons:

Company Secretarial $40 + GST

Xero from $66 + GST

Dividend Preparation $40 + GST

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