Mergers and acquisitions

Drawn by Australia’s opportunity and potential, Australian middle market businesses are attracting both local and international parties for acquisition opportunities.
Demand for dealmaking

Australia is a strong investment destination for global dealmakers that are drawn to the country’s robust economy, stable fundamentals, dynamic industries and links to key markets across the Asia Pacific and around the world. Combined with lower valuations relative to other markets, there are constant opportunities for domestic and international parties to capitalise on the strong businesses operating in Australia’s middle market.

Beyond favourable fundamentals, a successful transaction is often a key factor in the next stage of business growth. Whether your goal is expansion, higher profitability, diversification or increased market share, our advisors can help you achieve your business objectives while minimising the associated transaction risks.

When should you seek M&A advisory services?

Whether you’re buying or selling, we can help maximise your results. Our team of transaction specialists work on sell-side and buy-side transactions across a diverse range of industries. We understand the challenges and needs that are unique to each side of the transaction and industry, working with our clients to realise their business and wealth goals. 

Sellers

Middle market sellers often seek a holistic deal that achieves a result beyond the purchase price. We support sellers who are:

  • Family business owners looking to realise the wealth in their business 
  • Private businesses with dynamic ownership structures 
  • Businesses that need investors to capitalise on new growth opportunities 
  • Corporate companies looking to divest non-core assets

 Buyers

Middle market businesses are an appealing investment opportunity, providing avenues to secure additional customers and access to new markets. We support local and international buyers who are:

  • Looking to expand into new markets or grow their client base
  • Diversifying into new industries
  • Defending market share or protecting intellectual property from a competitor
  • Seeking returns for investors
How can we help?

Our transaction specialists work with businesses from the initial planning stage, through the full M&A process and into the post-transaction environment. We can assist with:

  • Acquisition strategy
  • Divestment strategy
  • M&A execution
  • Deal negotiation
  • Target analysis
  • Execution of the sale process
The leaders in middle market M&A

Pitcher Partners is the industry leader for middle market M&A in Australia. We combine technical expertise, a commercial mindset and a prudent approach with strong project management skills to coordinate and liaise with all parties on your deal.

Each year, Pitcher Partners commission extensive research into the Australian M&A landscape, in partnership with Mergermarket. The results reveal the latest changes, challenges and trends in M&A while giving us unprecedented insight into the market. This insight keeps us proactively informed about the market and provides the additional intelligence buyers and sellers need for a competitive edge in every transaction.

Our experts

Andrew Faulkner

Andrew Faulkner

Principal Adelaide
Warwick Face

Warwick Face

Partner Brisbane
Michael Sonego

Michael Sonego

Partner Melbourne
Scott Edden

Scott Edden

Partner Newcastle and Hunter
Leon Mok

Leon Mok

Managing Director Perth
Alan Max

Alan Max

Partner Sydney
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