Bruce McGechan
Sell a Business
I sell businesses with annual revenue of $2 million to $50 million. I analyse and appraise value, prepare sales documents, conduct buyer identification, carry out negotiation, prepare sales agreements.

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Value a Business
I provide business value appraisal reports for business sales, mergers, acquisitions, and internal shareholder negotiations.

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Raise Investment
I assist shareholders raise equity for mature, early growth and start up companies. This includes selling existing shares or raising new equity.

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Acquisition Advice
I can help identify purchase opportunities, contact potential targets, analyse and appraise value, carry out negotiation ("buyer's agent"), and prepare sales agreements.

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New GM or Employee Gradual Sale
I assist companies set up employee share programme (ESP), or find a new owner then exit over time. This is a gradual sales process to people working in the business whether that is a new GM or existing senior staff.

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Search Funds
I assist Search Fund entrepreneurs raise investment as well as provide advice on company search, acquisition, management and growth.

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New Zealand and International Professional Services Firms

Mandanex Capital is a SME M&A Advisory firm with a head office in Sydney and offices in Singapore, Indonesia, and Germany.

Mandanex Capital is part of the Nexus International Group including Nexus Business Sales, a licensed REAA agent and has offices throughout New Zealand.

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Bruce McGechan

Bruce McGechan

I'm a general business broker and M&A Advisor, an experienced company director, business consultant and marketing expert who has owned and worked with small and medium businesses over the last twenty odd years. I have a Masters of Entrepreneurship (Otago, with Distinction, 2010) with particular expertise in company valuation and fund raising. I also have a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Victoria, Accounting, 1991), and a Diploma in Japanese Studies (Keio, Japan, 1994).

I’ve worked in industries across manufacturing, tourism, beverages, hospitality, digital and creative industries. I started off in Fletcher Challenge New Ventures in 1994, before moving into sales and marketing in DB Breweries, Vodafone, Cardrona then owning my own business consulting firm from 2011.

I grew up in Wellington and live here with my wife and two kids, and have also lived in Tokyo, Auckland and Central Otago for many years and spent many months in the US. I have an extensive Asian, American and Australian network.

In the News

NBR article "New investment concept promises to unlock NZ deals" (subscription required), on Bruce bringing a new type of investment fund into the New Zealand market, a search fund.

Client Projects (2018)

Some of the projects I'm currently working on from small to big

Food & Beverage Company

Equity Fund Raising and Acquisition Advice
$10M - $50M

MSLR Ltd—Tourism and Transport Company

Equity and Debt Fund Raising
$6M - $15M (Initial Round)

Construction Industry (New Product)

Business Sale
$750K

Air-Mask and Pump Start-Up

Business Sale and/or Equity Raising
$255K

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