Aquisitions & Mergers

There are several scenarios where you might wish to attain a business enterprise. Whatever the situation, Messenger Murray Picello Pty Ltd can remove the stress from the process and maximise the opportunity for you.

Whether you are considering buying a business or merging with another business, we have the experience and expertise you require. Are you getting a good deal? Is the business right for you? Can you afford it? Have all avenues for future growth been investigated? We ask the right questions, and find the required answers.

The services we provide cover every stage of the process — From identifying potential acquisitions and negotiating the commercial elements of the transaction to forecasting the future of the business. Our services include:

  • A review of your goals and objectives
  • Due diligence services
  • Preparation of financial forecasts
  • Advice on the potential pitfalls and rewards involved in a merger
  • Assistance with purchase negotiations
  • Advice on financing
  • Assistance with preparing a business plan

Drawing on the skills of professionals reduces your chances of purchasing an unsuitable business. Let Messenger Murray Picello Pty Ltd show you how our experience can save you stress and provide you with the great opportunity a business acquisition or merger can be!

Benchmarking

Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared to your competitors? What is their average bottom line? Are you spending enough on advertising? Are you paying too much rent? Are your staff costs too high? Surviving in today's business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it. We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative benchmarking reports that enable you to:

  • See how your business compares to your competitors
  • Understand more about how the rest of your industry works
  • Analyse the key performance indicators in your industry

Equipped with this information, we'll work with you to develop action strategies that improve your bottom line.

Budgeting

A good budget is a necessity in a good business plan. It is one of the best business tools you can have, enabling you to set financial targets and measure your performance.

In addition to goal-setting value, budgets will often improve your chances of acquiring funding. Financiers often require budgets as a prerequisite for funding approval.

The techniques we utilise to form financial projections enable you to consider future scenarios and provide you with goals to strive for in your business. There are many types of budgets. We can help you design the right budget for your requirements.

Let us show you how a budget can provide feedback that helps you prepare for the future of your business!

Business Start Ups

If you have a good idea for a new business venture but don't have expertise in the legal or financial aspects of creating a new business, we can help you:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business — Sole trader, partnership, or limited company 
  • Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts 
  • Assess your finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance, and draw up the necessary proposals 
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank 
  • Register for an Australian Business Number with the ATO 
  • Complete registration procedures with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission 
  • Deal with company secretarial issues 
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements 
  • Insurance advice and recommendations for your new business also.

Let us help you turn your business idea into a reality!

Cash Flow Forecasting

Are you holding too much inventory? Is this the right time to expand your business? Are you going to have enough cash to pay all your expenses every month? Surviving in today's business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it.

We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative cash flow forecasting reports that enable you to:

  • Realise and understand when cash is available 
  • Plan and prepare for expansion, stock control, and taxes 
  • Analyse and anticipate key expenses

Company Secretary

Company legislation requires businesses to perform several administration tasks that take up a lot of valuable company time. The last thing you need as a business owner is to be stressed out trying to ensure you comply with the Corporations Law. The possible threat of penalties for failing to keep up with the changing rules is too great a risk to take.

At Messenger Murray Picello Pty Ltd we can relieve this burden for you. Our services include:

  • General advice on company law 
  • Company formations 
  • Filing annual returns on your behalf 
  • Preparing all documentation related to minutes and resolutions 
  • Maintaining statutory books 
  • Assistance with changes of directors, shareholders, addresses, and office details 
  • Bonus issues 
  • Share transfers 
  • Registered office facility

Financing

A wide range of financing options exist each with their pros and cons. At Messenger Murray Picello we know the financial market and have the experience to assist you in securing the best financing option for your personal and business goals. Our experience in the market means we can also structure debt upon acquisition to maximise tax advantages.

Let our experienced team explore the best financing options with you to get your business closer to its goals!

Management Consulting

Our aim is to ensure your business achieves the potential it is capable of. We have the know-how and experience to offer advice that helps you run your business more effectively.

We are practiced in acting as a sounding board for management, bringing years of experience in business growth to the relationship. We can identify key performance indicators in your business, through which you will see positive changes occurring with the help of our professional consultants.

We check that your business is as competitive, focused, and profitable as it can be, then offer flexible strategies, designed to address the issues affecting your business.

Let us give your business a health check! Take the practical advice we can provide to ensure the ongoing success of your venture.

Risk Management

A multitude of risks exist in today's business environment. At Messenger Murray Picello Pty Ltd we pride ourselves in our proven ability to accurately assess risk and protect you from vulnerabilities inherent in your enterprise. An effective risk management strategy improves the performance of your business, enables you to complete goals, and protects the value of your business.

Our risk assessment includes:

  • Assembling relevant information about your business and market
  • Identifying the major risks facing your organisation
  • Developing a risk strategy
  • Implementing the risk management procedures

Succession Planning

To ensure the long-term success of your business, it is critical to establish a well-designed succession plan. Coordinating the transition of your business to your successors can be an arduous process. However, with our years of experience we can address the complex issues of business continuation, removing the stress from your shoulders.

Trusts

A trust provides a valuable way to protect the assets you have accumulated for the benefit of others. Our extensive experience with trusts enables us to offer specialist advice on trust formation and ensures all statutory requirements are met. Obligations for trustees can often be onerous, and our assistance in trust administration can prove invaluable. 

We can assist with:

  • Preparing and executing the vital documentation required for trust formation 
  • Attending to the special requirements involved in reporting for trusts 
  • Completing the trust administration: 
  • Minute-keeping service 
  • Annual accounts 
  • Taxation 
  • Asset management 
  • Investment monitoring 
  • Income distribution

Contact us today to ensure your trust is formed and administered as effectively as possible, covering all legal requirements and guaranteed to fulfill its purpose!

Valuations

Am I getting the best price for the sale of my business? Is the asking price too much? An independent valuation provides you with answers to the questions you often need to ask about the value of a business or property.

We are trained and experienced in business valuations and can provide you with simple guidelines and formulae to determine the value of your business or property. We can also appear in court or for arbitration as expert witnesses in relation to business valuations.

Choose Messenger Murray Picello Pty Ltd for a professional, accurate valuation service!

About Messenger Murray Picello

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We deliver outside of the box results, different ways to solve challenges and although we walk and talk like accountants, we add that bit extra by creating different, intelligent and workable solutions along with remarkable customer service.

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Level One, 10 Pittwater Rd
Manly NSW 2095

PO Box 870, Manly NSW 1655

02 9977 8077

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