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Latest Episodes

[EP 135] The serious traps in financing share acquisitions, with Robert Pacella
May 20, 2020

In this episode, we talk with Aspect Legal's very own Robert Pacella about the traps in financing share acquisitions. We discover the common mistakes, the less obvious traps and gain an understanding of how to use general exemptions to our advantage.

[EP 134] M&A in Mature Industries – the Print Industry Case Study – Part 2
May 13, 2020

We now reach the second part of our series with Stephen Edwards and Steven Stucci of Transworld North Sydney. We continue our discussion of business sales and acquisitions in the print industry remembering that even if you are not in the print industry...

[EP 133] M&A in Mature Industries – the Print Industry Case Study – Part 1
May 06, 2020

Welcome to another awesome two-part series of The Deal Room where we talk with Stephen Edwards and Steven Stucci of Transworld North Sydney. Along with host Joanna Oakey, Stephen and Steven provide us with an overview of business sales and acquisitions...

[EP 132] The current state of the SME business sales market and buyer demand
May 03, 2020

In this episode with Zoran Sarabaca of Xcllusive Business Sales, we discuss the results of a recent survey on the state of the SME business sales market and a perhaps surprising recent uptick in buyer demand.

[EP 131] Foreign investments, the FIRB approval process and changes in the face of COVID
April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted stronger screening of foreign investment across the globe, so in this episode we have onboard Jo Wright from our very own Aspect Legal, to discuss the important changes impacting foreign investor activity and the FIRB...

[EP 130] Where to now in the face of COVID?
April 11, 2020

With the major hit on the global economy due to the coronavirus, merger and acquisition activity has come to a halt. So for business owners who are planning to sell now or in the near future where to now?

[EP 129] A new tool for assessing sale readiness, with Mark Ostryn
March 31, 2020

In this episode, we talk to Mark Ostryn the Director of Strategic Transactions. Mark works in the food & beverage, health & beauty, and technology space to make businesses more valuable before he takes them to market.

[EP 128] Conversations at the Coalface: Why how you deal with staff can make or break a deal
March 16, 2020

This week we have another ‘Conversations at the coalface’ episode where our guests have been inside one or multiple acquisitions or exits so they can share a different perspective to the usual one we discuss in our podcasts.

[EP 127] Current Market Trends – SME Business Sales in Melbourne
March 10, 2020

In today’s discussion with Denise Hall, we look at some of the market trends that clients of Xcllusive Business Sales have in both strong and struggling industries. We also touch on business owners’ disappointment with the sale value when they coming i...

[EP 126] Growing your business through joint ventures and acquisitions – Part 2
March 03, 2020

We are back talking to Edward Chan from Chan & Naylor Accountants. Ed regularly contributes to many widely read magazines and publications across Australia and speaks on Best Practice Methodologies to build a successful business.