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Value a Private Company.com.au™ is a division of Avantia Corporate Services, a Middle Market Corporate Advisory practice based in Brisbane with offices in Sydney and Melbourne.  ACS facilitates the Purchase, Sale and Merger of Private and Public Unlisted Companies with Revenues from A$5million to A$200 million.  ACS is a member of the Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors Group with over 900 member offices worldwide.

Avantia Corporate Services Small Business division  Main Street Business Brokers, caters for the Purchase and Sales of Small Businesses with Revenue up to A$5 million  focusing on businesses within Australia.

Principal Valuer, Paul Nielsen  is a graduate of Chicago’s Loyola University  School of Business Administration  and is a Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor  (CM&AA).  He holds qualifications in Australia as a Certified Practicing Business Broker (CPBB) from both the REIQ & AIBB, is a Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA),  a Licensed Real Estate Agent and Licensed  Second Hand Dealer.

Paul  is a  Fellow of both the International Institute of Directors & Managers (FIDM) and  the Australian Institute of Business Brokers and an Accredited Senior Business Analyst (SBA) with  the International Society of Business Analysts.  He is a Director and Chairman of the Board of the Council Of Small Businesses Of Australia (COSBOA) whose 40 NFP Organisations have over 600,000 SME's as Membrs. Paul is a former 3 Trem National President of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers  (AIBB) whose Members sell in excess of AUS$2 billion in enterprise value of Small Businesses annually accross Australia.

Public service appointments include a seat on the  steering Comittee for the ATO's Red Tape Task Force, Membership of the Governments GST Advisory Committee  and Membrship of the National Council for Defence Force Reserves Support as well as assisting the Productivity Commission in Policy framework and re-designing Forms for ASIC.

In 2009 Paul completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Corporate Governance course and in 2011 gained accreditation as an Accredited Sponsor with the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB) to assist his Clients with Equity Capital raising for growth and/or succession.

Additional Industry affiliations include membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia Business Valuations Special Interest Group (ICA), the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), the National Equipment and Business Brokers Institute (NEBBI).  He  is a Charter member of the Association of Professional Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors  and a member of the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisitions Advisors.

Paul has served as Mnaging Drector of a number of Private an PublicCmpanies and served on the Boards of Publicly Listed/Unlisted Companies and Private Companies as Chairman, Executive and Non Executive Director over a 38+  year period.  He has broad  cross border experience over a number of Industries in General Management; Sales, Marketing and Personnel Management; Corporate Governance; Transactional Negotiations and  Business Value Creation and is a Justice of the Peace (Qual).

Paul can be contacted on +61 7 3010 9711 or directly on +61 408824122 for a Confidential discussion.           

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