At William Buck Corporate Advisory, our innovative minds use their strong experience and market insights to identify and develop new growth opportunities for you and your business.

Over the last five years, our team has managed over $2 billion worth of transactions across Australia, helping clients to achieve long-term value and realise their potential.

Work with us to realise results – whether through acquiring a new business or division, selling a non-core business, funding capex, raising capital through private equity, undertaking an IPO or restructure or planning for succession.

From startup to early maturity, right through to going public, we can help you achieve success. Working with an integrated firm, you’ll have access to a suite of services required throughout your deal lifecycle, including tax, audit and business advisory.

Our Advisory business at a glance

Leading practice

Leading SME Corporate Advisory practice across Australia and NZ. 

Mid-market focus

Entrepreneurial, owner managed businesses, SMEs and mid-market ASX companies.

40+ professionals

Across Australia and NZ.

1:1 engagement

With our specilists enabling responsive, practical and commercial advice.

$2 billion

In transactions for SMEs over the last five years.

Proactive approach

With every client in getting to know their business and maximising value.

Integrated service

With in-house Tax and Accounting specialists.

70+ professionals

Specialising in Corporate Advisory across Asia-Pacific.

300+ professionals

Specialising in Corporate Advisory globally as a member of Praxity.

Industry experience

Across all sectors including Technology, Healthcare and Advanced Manufacturing.     

How we can help

Buying, selling or listing a business

Divestiture and joint ventures

Education on valuing your business

Raising capital through private equity

Financial modelling and debt financing

Due diligence

Succession Planning

IP management and protection

Who we serve

Public and private companies

Family-owned enterprises

Financial institutions


Not-for-profit organisations

High-net-worth individuals

Startups and scaleups

Boards, CEOs, Senior management

Resources to go global 

When you go global, we're your overseas landing pad.

Our Praxity network has over 700+ offices in 110 countries and most major cities. We have the global reach to help you access overseas markets and investors.

No matter the market or business model, we can provide the support you need to make your mark on the world.

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Our services

Our Corporate Advisory team provides Boards, CEOs and senior management with pragmatic advice to identify opportunities for business improvement and enhanced shareholder value, and successfully implement a range of transactions.

Strategic planning

We analyse various parts of your business to see how we can maximise returns and growth. Thinking about your unique selling proposition, we benchmark and compare your business with competitors, so you have a complete picture of your position in the market.

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Financial modelling

Management’s ability to make effective strategic decisions is largely dependent on the quality of information at its disposal. Our team has extensive experience in the review, design and construction of financial models.                                                                                          

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Transaction services

Investing in a business, either by acquisition or by becoming one of several shareholders, is an important financial decision. It is important to make a well-informed investment decision with consideration for both the potential returns and inherent risks of your acquisition target.

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Business valuations are a great tool if you’re considering a transaction, assessing a new project or trying to source funding. We can help you understand the ‘value impact’ of any business decisions and best ways to maximise returns.                                                                                                            

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Funding and IPOs

Whether the aim is to grow organically or through acquisition, there comes a point in the lifecycle of most businesses where additional funding is required. We work closely with your staff and external accountants, lawyers and other consultants to ensure a smooth transition on all transactions.

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Accounting and virtual CFO

We are strong believers in establishing a robust and efficient accounting system that makes use of cloud and automation. To optimise your finances, we can help manage your cashflow, establish financial reporting systems and deliver virtual CFO services.                                                                       

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Mergers, acquisitions and divestment

When preparing for an acquisition, merger for sale, you want an advisory team that provides complete transaction support, from beginning to end. We pull together a team of specialists who have experience dealing across industries and services to make sure you have the best commercial advice at every stage of the process.

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Our experience

We have extensive experience across a range of industries and sectors.

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A team of over 40 professionals working with you  

Our Directors are backed by over 35 Corporate Advisory professionals to ensure you get all the support you need.

We operate nationwide, building long-lasting, honest and open client relationships.

With our close relationships with banks, private investors, lawyers and stock brokers, we are able to negotiate on your behalf to raise capital, providing a seamless and integrated service.

Corporate Advisory Specialists

Latest insights from our Corporate Advisory team

How to best structure your pre-IPO raise – con notes, shares or SAFE notes?
5 October 2021 | Minutes to read: 3

How to best structure your pre-IPO raise – con notes, shares or SAFE notes?

You’ve progressed your enterprise from startup and angel capital raising rounds and are now ready to consider...
Healthcare a leading sector for Australian deal making activity in 2021 – what does this mean for you?
15 September 2021 | Minutes to read: 3

Healthcare a leading sector for Australian deal making activity in 2021 – what does this mean for you?

Healthcare, which is one of a few sectors leading the current resurgence of deal making activity in...
Dangers of delaying the inevitable in business
18 July 2021 | Minutes to read: 2

Dangers of delaying the inevitable in business

COVID-19 has thrown a spanner in the works of succession plans for many Australian businesses. Uncertainty around...
How to maximise the value of your Tech exit
7 May 2021 | Minutes to read: 5

How to maximise the value of your Tech exit

Founders spend years growing their business and building something of value. When the time comes for an...
Revenue multiples for Aus tech companies 25% higher than US – can valuations hold?
26 April 2021 | Minutes to read: 6

Revenue multiples for Aus tech companies 25% higher than US – can valuations hold?

There has been much discussion recently around whether we are in another tech “bubble”. Unlike traditional businesses,...
The Corporate ‘Sell Out’?
23 March 2021 | Minutes to read: 4

The Corporate ‘Sell Out’?

A number of our larger medical client groups have recently been approached by “large corporates” and/or Private...

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