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Business Valuations

In our business solutions module, Business Valuations are essential tools where you are thinking about buying or selling a business. The valuation can help you decide whether you are selling your business at the right price or whether you are paying too much when purchasing another business.

Business Sellers

As part of our business valuation service Alpha Consulting Group can provide you with an indicative valuation of your business as well an in-depth analysis of any tax, commercial or other issues which are likely to effect the final sale price of the business. By identifying potential areas well in advance, we can work with you and your business to address any potential issues to maximise the value of your business and where possible, reduce the amount of tax payable on sale by taking advantage of any potential tax concessions or roll-over relief.

Business Buyers

For those considering purchasing another business, we can also provide you with an indicative valuation of the target business and Financial Due Diligence (FDD) which is the process where we review the other business' financial information and structure to determine whether the financial information is credible and accurate as well as identifying any tax, commercial, legal or operational issues – before you buy it!  This process also provides some confidence to financiers that you have considered all the risks associated with the purchase and enhance the application for funding.

If you are considering buying or selling your business contact us today for a free initial consultation.

Business Structures & Advice

How would you feel if everything you've worked for - for yourself and your family - was jeopardised? Many business owners unknowingly have their assets exposed and risk losing their wealth. This is often attributable to deficiencies with the existing business structures not effectively minimising risk. At Alpha Consulting Group we take the time to develop strategies with you to protect your assets from potential risks that you face now and in the future. Some of the major risks a business may potentially encounter include:

  • Insolvency of the asset holder (Bankruptcy Laws)
  • Divorce of the asset holder (Family Law Act)
  • Ownership dispute (business partners)
  • Will challenges and Estate disputes (siblings)
  • Uninsured claims
  • Litigation

Our Asset Protection strategies are designed to provide you with peace of mind, allowing you to focus on developing your business and net wealth. You cannot predict the future, good or bad, and it is for this reason steps should be undertaken to ensure your assets are protected, while maintaining maximum tax effectiveness and flexibility, this is why we at Alpha have come up with our business solutions module, to help you. 

To discuss you current business structure and asset protection strategies, please contact our office.

Business Finance

With the variety of lending products in the market, the financing of your business and/or your home could end up costing you thousands of (unnecessary) dollars.

Alpha Consulting can provide you with unbiased advice as to which financial product or loan is best suited to your needs. We do this by: 

  • Understanding what our clients want and the purpose of the loan
  • Structuring the loan as tax effectively as possible whilst also taking into account your cash flow need
  • Negotiating directly with lenders on your behalf or finance brokers to ensure that you are getting the best deal possible

Too often we have seen examples where clients have been quoted an interest rate by brokers only to find that the "real" effective interest rate is much higher than quoted, or the term of the loan longer than originally advised.

We also have access to financial software which allows us to check any quote you receive, to ensure that it the right loan for you.

At Alpha Consulting we can assist you by finding the best deal for you and your business in a fast and efficient manner. Some of the types of financing we can assist you with include: 

  • Home Loans
  • Equipment Financing – Hire Purchase and Leasing
  • Operating Leases
  • Flexible Lines of Credit
  • Review of existing finance facilities with your existing bankers

Whether you are buying a home, a business, or needing to borrow to purchase new business equipment, please give us a call to ensure that you are receiving the best deal.

External CFO Services

Working as your company's external CFO, our job is to handle all financial operations of the Company, taking an active role in your business. Many companies need the help of a full time CFO but cannot afford it. With our Business Solutions we provide a service that provides the business with clear parameters in which to operate.

We provide a framework to monitor the business and to foresee any potential issues that may arise. Forewarned is forearmed.

Should you wish to discuss our external CFO service offerings, please contact one of our team today.

Management Consulting

This part of the practice concentrates on providing clients with regular and meaningful management reports so that the Directors and Managers can better run their business.

The preparation of  management accounts, the review of key performance indicators (KPI's) for your industry and comparison to your financial results on a monthly basis or quarterly basis, as well as providing assistance in developing and monitoring cash flow budgets is provided by our team of professional accountants.

We provide our clients the financial information they need to help them manage their cash flow, expenditures and profitability. We bring our business solutions, insights and professional opinion to the table when consulting on various matters such as business succession, risk management, going public, business restructuring and methods to maximise profit.

Please contact us for further information on how we can help you to get back to the task of running your business

Mergers, Acquisitions & Sales

Our Mergers, Acquisitions & Sales team provides clients with valuable advice with respect to any acquisition, merger or sale of a business.

For example, this advice includes: 

  • How should you structure the sale or purchase?
  • Undertaking Due Diligence and preparation of reports detailing the financial performance of the business and key risks associated with the acquisition or merger
  • Assistance with the preparation of reports and budgets, cash flow projections and feasibility analysis to assist you in applying for finance
  • Advice on financing the business and sourcing of finance
  • Other commercial and taxation matters to consider when purchasing or selling a business.

Please contact the ACG Office and speak with one of our team.

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