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Manda Trautwein, Director, Business Advisory
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“A firm believer that ‘anything is possible with good people and hard work’. Manda creates her best results when working collaboratively with her client and her team.”

Manda Trautwein

Director, Business Advisory

Manda is a Chartered Accountant passionate about helping businesses solve problems and create value. She particularly enjoys working with entrepreneurial businesses who have strong growth aspirations.

Able to draw on her experience in business valuations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and ASX listings if required, she also enjoys being a sounding board for her clients on strategic business planning issues.

Her approach is focused on maximising business outcomes and supporting her clients to achieve their commercial objectives.

Manda has acted as independent expert in relation to public company M&A transactions and given expert evidence in court in relation to business/share valuations and quantification of damages in commercial disputes.

She started her career in public practice in PwC’s Middle Market division more than 20 years ago and joined William Buck as a Director in 2008 to establish its Corporate Advisory practice in Sydney.

She is the immediate past Chair of Chartered Accountants ANZ’s National Business Valuation Community and a former Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University where she lectured in Applied Business Valuations to postgraduate students.  She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Judo Bank, a challenger business bank.


The Facts:

Core Expertise

  • Business valuations
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Strategic business planning
  • Business structuring and financing
  • Budgeting and cash flow management


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Applied Taxation
  • CA Business Valuation Specialist


  • Large private businesses and listed companies
  • Owner managed businesses
  • Local subsidiaries of multi-nationals
  • Financial services
  • Technology

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