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[EP 139] A clear view of the risks and opportunities after COVID
June 17, 2020

In this episode, we discuss the serious risks right now for businesses in this new economic environment. We are joined by the fabulous Rod Hore of HHMC Global to discuss the opportunities from the downturn,

[EP 138] Buying and selling a business during COVID: The Buyer, Seller and Legal Perspective
June 11, 2020

It's a panel fight! With buyers, sellers and lawyers in the room, we take a look at the current COVID market and the impact it is having on acquiring and selling businesses.

[EP 137] “What? My business has no value?” – Turn your unsaleable business into a business with value at exit – Part 2
June 03, 2020

Join us as we continue our discussion with Glen Carlson on how to turn an unsaleable business into a business with value at that point of exit.

[EP 136] “What? My business has no value?” – Turn your unsaleable business into a business with value at exit – Part 1
May 27, 2020

Today we talked with the co-founder of Dent Global, Glen Carlson about the moment a business owner realises after spending years building a multimillion-dollar business, it had no value at sale. Tune into this two-part series to find out how to turn th...

[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?