Alan Max


Partner - Corporate Finance

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Professional Background

Alan has over 20 years’ experience advising private and listed clients on their corporate transactions.

With a demonstrated track record in business, intangible asset and option valuations, Alan has a deep understanding of business drivers, competitive positioning and the market environment.

Skilled in advising on M&A transactions, Alan enjoys the personal challenge of thinking outside the square to tackle challenges and deliver pragmatic solutions.

Alan’s advisory work is supported by experience gained serving on various Boards / Advisory Boards, as well as the State Leadership Group of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  

Industry appointments include the Expert’s Panel of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Valuations Taskforce of the Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board.

Pitcher Partners Sydney Corporate Finance Pty Ltd, ABN 77 122 561 184, AFSL 516413

Areas of expertise

  • Valuations of businesses, intangible assets, options and other financial instruments for the purposes of M&A, taxation and financial reporting;
  • Strategic value advice to enhance business value;
  • Corporate advice in relation to M&A, divestments, joint ventures and restructuring;
  • Independent Expert’s Reports for ASX-listed company transactions; and
  • Expert Opinions for litigation proceedings and dispute resolution purposes.


Industry Experience

  • Aged Care
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Funds management
  • Health care
  • Legal services
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining & Mining Services
  • Not for profit
  • Property
  • Public sector
  • Retail
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Professional services

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Fellow - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
  • Expert’s Panel Member - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Taskforce Member - Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board
  • Committee Member - Business Valuation Specialisation of Chartered Accountants
  • State Leadership Group - JDRF

Articles Published

Impairment - Impact of Covid-19

4th June 2020

Alan Max

Impairment testing involves a comparison of the carrying value of an asset or CGU with its recoverable amount.  The recoverable amount is typical...

Cashflow is critical in a virus battered economy

16th April 2020

Alan Max

*/Return to the COVID-19 news and updates hub/* [1] The Prime Minister has outlined three key goals of the government’s response: to protect h...

Third Horizon sold to global consulting firm Publicis Sapient

18th March 2020

Alan Max

In a deal which was finalised at the end of February 2020, Third Horizon will join the Sapient arm of Publicis Groupe, considered one of the ‘bi...

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