James Beaumont


Partner - Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

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Professional Background

James supports his clients on both buy-side and sell-side transactions, bringing more than 10 years’ experience in corporate finance advisory services. His specialisation in middle market transactions for both listed and unlisted clients across a wide range of industries is of particular benefit for clients.

James’ reputation as a trusted advisor is predicated on his ability to solve problems and present complex issues in a clear and concise manner. His results driven ethos and pride in providing advice that is commercial and pragmatic is what his clients value most.

Of specific note is James’ open, friendly and professional manner, which helps build strong relationships across all stakeholders in a transaction.

Areas of expertise

  •  Acquisition and vendor due diligence investigations
  •  M&A advisory – from both buy and sell sides, incorporating:
    • Transactional planning and strategy
    • Preparation of information memoranda
    • Market sounding and negotiation of Term Sheets
    • Managing due diligence process
    • Contract negotiations
    • Deal completion

Industry Experience

  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Health care
  • Property
  • Transport and Logistics

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours – Finance) - University of Melbourne
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand - Member

Articles Published

What would you do if someone offered to buy your business?

7th February 2020

James Beaumont

This is a question you should ask yourself, whether you have been approached by buyers or not. Being ‘sale ready’ can have a material differen...

How to help your client get ready to sell their business

12th December 2019

James Beaumont

Whether buyers have approached your clients or not, being ‘sale ready’ can have a material difference to levels of buyer interest, the amount ...

Acquiring talent driving activity within professional services

14th November 2019

James Beaumont

  Recent data from IBISWorld reported that sole practitioners and boutique firms with less than 20 staff represented approximately 98% of profe...

Cashed up trade players asserting dominance

28th October 2019

James Beaumont

  Volution’s recent purchase of Ventair for $27m is a great example. The acquisition of Ventair allows Volution to penetrate new markets for ...

Business services deals in Australia - First half of 2019

17th October 2019

James Beaumont

Often an indicator for the activity in the broader economy, the sector is showing encouraging growth when compared year-on-year. The business se...

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Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

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