May 12, 2020

Business Valuation in the COVID-19 Recession

So how do you value a private business in New Zealand in these covid19 recession times? It’s not simple. The process I suggest is to: work out if your business truly is a going concern forecast your earnings and balance sheet during and post-shutdown analyse the risk of those future earnings in the coming years … Read More

by Bruce McGechan
January 22, 2020

Valuing a Share Sale Offer vs an Asset Sale

This article is for those valuing a share sale for a mid-market private business. It is crucial to understand the offer’s net asset position at settlement before you can understand the total value of a share offer to the seller or buyer. Mid-market business prices are usually expressed as “Price plus SAV” (stock at valuation). … Read More

by Bruce McGechan
August 9, 2019

M&A and Business Sale Legal Process with David Quigg

9th August 2019 My guest for this show is David Quigg. David is the head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Quigg Partners a boutique Wellington law firm specialising in M&A and a few other specialist areas. In this show we’ll discuss M&A from a lawyer’s perspective including: publically listed company M&A process and the differences … Read More

by Bruce McGechan