Investor Readiness Program – Webinar Series

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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, in collaboration with BDO, hosted a webinar series aimed at assisting businesses to become investor ready and ensure their capital raising process is smooth and efficient.

DPIRD’s 2020 Investor Readiness Program Series, presented in collaboration with BDO, covered how to maximise your investor readiness, dived in to why you may want an investor to join your business and evaluated the potential exit strategies and legal structures.

The three-part webinar series guided agribusinesses through the key elements of becoming investor ready, along with the key considerations for executing the capital raising process successfully.

This webinar series is suitable for business owners and leaders who are:

  • looking to maximise the value of their business;
  • considering their succession plan; or
  • looking for external investment to continue the growth of their business.




Maximising investor readiness   

Merger and Acquisitions specialist Todd Grover will host this webinar. Todd has extensive experience in negotiating and structuring corporate transactions across many sectors of industry. During this webinar, he will discuss the core elements that contribute to businesses being considered investor ready. This webinar will leave you with a greater understanding of what is means to be investor ready and practical tips to maximise the value of your business.

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Capital raising, exiting strategies and legal structures

Experienced tax and business adviser Danny Olsen will host this webinar. Danny has considerable experience in assisting clients navigate the increasing complexities of tax and accounting, along with a passion for business improvement. He will explore the aspect of legal ownership structures and the implications of these on the capital raising process. You will leave this webinar with a greater understanding of the various legal structures and the importance of legal structuring at the business growth and capital raising stages.

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Palgrove – Case study

Seasoned Mergers and Acquisition adviser Margaux Beauchamp will host this webinar. Margaux leads BDO Brisbane’s Food and Agribusiness Sector group and has advised on well over 100 transactions with a combined value of more than $5 billion. For this webinar, Margaux will be interviewing her client Palgrove, where they will share their journey to becoming investor ready and the capital raising process. 

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