Corporate Finance

Support your corporate decision making with due diligence, valuation and M&A services that will ensure your investment returns are being optimised.

Our Corporate Advisory team combines a depth of experience in finance and capital markets and commercial hands on experience involving transactions with businesses across a wide range of industries. Our experience ensures that the correct decisions are made when dealing with the complex area of M&A and valuation services. With the global reach of the DFK network, our team is constantly looking further than the local market to drive innovative decision making for clients.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

At DFK Gooding Partners we offer a full range of M&A services, whether you are looking to grow your market share through acquisition, consolidate your position within your industry or diversify your business. We can guide you through the process to ensure that any acquisition transaction will align with your overall business strategy. Our Corporate Advisory team are experienced in both sell-side and buy-side transactions covering a wide range of industries, locally, nationally and internationally.

Navigating needs and challenges across each side of the transaction means collaborating closely with our clients throughout the process to ensure the desired outcome is achieved. Our M&A specialists work with businesses from early planning stages right through to the post-transaction environment following a successful M&A.

Buy-Side Services

Benefit from our experienced team to guide you through the purchase of business. Ensure the outcomes you desire are being achieved without unnecessary risk.

  • Due diligence
  • Deal negotiations
  • 100 day plan follow up
  • Purchase agreement assistance
  • Settlement account preparation and review

Sell-Side Services

Ensure that the sale of your business achieves the optimal result and the most value is derived for the business owners.

  • Preparation of an Information Memorandum
  • Target analysis
  • Term sheet Negotiation
  • Data room collation and maintenance
  • Sale agreement assistance
  • Taxation structuring advice
  • Finalising the settlement process

Valuation Services

A comprehensive valuation goes beyond the numbers, requiring strong industry knowledge, the ability to analyse both financial and non-financial information backed by an understanding of current market trends. Delivered to APES 225 valuation standards, our valuations specialists bring extensive experience in determining reasonable values and outcomes, underpinned by sound market and industry research and analysis.

  • Independent business valuations

  • Purchase price allocation

  • Impairment testing

  • Litigation support and disputes

  • Strategic value advice

  • Employee share and option plans

  • Mergers and acquisitions, and disposals.

  • Intangible assets

Meet our team

Corporate Advisory Services are led by Adrian van Dam and Steven Tindale. Both Adrian and Steven are Partners at DFK Gooding Partners and have significant experience in providing business and corporate advisory, including CFO roles, advisory boards, valuations and performing due diligence on potential mergers, information memorandum preparation and acquisitions (both buy and sell side).

Adrian van Dam


Steven Tindale


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Complete our quick contact form and one of our advisory team will be in touch to arrange a meet and greet. Alternatively, feel free to call or email our office.

(08) 9327 1777

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We offer a focused range of advisory services tailored for SMEs

Structured business advisory services for small to medium enterprises in Perth, across a range of industries.

  • Business Planning
  • Business Improvement
  • External CFO Service
  • Valuation and Gap Analysis
  • Board of Advice Program

Corporate Managed Services (CMS) is our outsourced service model, designed for businesses without an in-house finance team.

  • Outsourced payroll
  • Outsourced bookkeeping
  • Outsourced tax compliance
  • Outsourced corporate secretarial
  • Outsourced local office

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