Resources

19.4.2021

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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31.3.2021

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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28.1.2021

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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17.12.2020

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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19.8.2020

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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30.6.2020

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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30.6.2020

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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21.4.2020

To P2P, or not to P2P? That is the question…

In the wake of the completing of the National Veterinary Care sale to VetPartners, we thought it would be interesting to present a summary of P2P transactions in Australia over the last 2 years, and see what the data tells us about P2P. P2P simply means the takeover of a listed (public) company so that […]

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21.4.2020

Sector Dashboards April 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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20.4.2020

National Veterinary Care completes sale to Vet Partners

Amid all the market turmoil and uncertainty, with many M&A transactions being placed on hold, ASX-listed National Veterinary Care Ltd (NVC) has announced that the scheme of arrangement between NVC and its shareholders (that was approved by NVC shareholders and by the Supreme Court of Queensland) was implemented on April 8th 2020. Accordingly, VetPartners now holds all […]

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