InterFinancial’s EOFY in Review

13 Transactions 9 Strategic Transactions 4 PE Investments Looking back on FY21, InterFinancial and IFL Ventures would like to congratulate each of our valued clients on the successful completion of their transactions. The period was a record for InterFinancial where we successfully completed 13 transactions involving both strategic investors and private equity investors. Our team welcomes […]

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Alliance looks to integrate APCI

Alliance Automation, the industrial automation and electrical engineering company has acquired 100% of APC Integration, the Adelaide-based firm which has been delivering electrical and automation solutions across Australian and International markets for 37 years. InterFinancial previously advised ERM Power in their 50% acquisition of Alliance Automation and has now advised Alliance on the acquisition of […]

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IFL Ventures advises Precision Mining on its 100% sale to MICROMINE

“Mining A Hidden Gem” – Australian mining tech pioneer MICROMINE acquired Queensland technology company Precision Mining InterFinancial Corporate Finance Limited would like to congratulate Precision Mining on joining Australian based leading mining technology and software company MICROMINE as the result of a full sale. Precision Mining is a Queensland-based mining technology company which is best […]

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The M&E in M&A

There has been a strong start to 2021 in Australian M&A with $7.5 billion in reported transactions. With increasing activity in the market, InterFinancial is regularly asked by clients what their business is worth. In the world of M&A, a commonly used valuation method is the ‘Capitalisation of Earnings’ or ‘Earnings multiple’ method. While industry […]

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Strategic Planning Tips For Successful Acquisitions

Australian M&A activity is on the rise, with $8 billion in transactions closed so far this calendar year, up 30% year-on-year.1 Both financial and strategic investors are taking advantage of cheap debt and strong economic tailwinds to identify value adding acquisitions. Of course, identifying acquisitions and making them work are two very different things. A […]

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2020 Year in Review – a Pandemic, a Trade-War, and All-Time Highs

Financial Markets Overview 2020 proved to be a year of challenges (to say the least!!!). COVID, drought & bushfires, trade wars and Australia’s first economic recession in 29 years – 2020 had it all. The March Quarter was the most volatile trading period in history, with financial markets reaching all-time highs in February 2020 before […]

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Idea 11 & PieLAB aiming for the cloud

IFL Ventures acted as corporate advisor to Brisbane based IT consulting company Idea 11 on partnering with Australian based diversified investment group PieLAB Council Capital. PieLAB has made a significant investment in the full-stack AWS IT company but it is not the capital backing that drove Idea 11’s decision.  “In PieLAB we found not only […]

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The most important person NOT on your Board – your Investor

Every business owner has an opinion on the value of what they have created. The basis for this valuation can vary wildly; from independent valuations done by an accountant, to asset value, to listed trading multiples or reported transactions multiples as comparisons, all the way to what you’ve heard through word of mouth, “Joe sold […]

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Sector Dashboards June 2020

Our monthly dashboards cover seven key sectors of focus, with each sector built up by several subsectors that cover similar companies based on; products, end markets, services, assets classes or other characteristics. The publications include all companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that are actively traded and covered by research analysts, and hence have […]

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Does your advisor need an AFSL?

There are some very important questions that owners of businesses raising capital, selling or buying businesses should ask their Corporate Advisors. These include fundamental questions such as “how many times have you successfully advised on a transaction like this?”, “do you have international reach?” and, “do you understand the sector my business operates in?”  To […]

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