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Directors' Deep Dive: The fundamentals of buying and selling a business

Join Nexia New Zealand for a Directors' Deep Dive covering the key considerations when buying and selling a business.

Craig Melhuish, Philip Goodman
12:15pm — 1:45pm, 4 November 2021
The George
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch
Price members
$25.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$50.00 incl GST


Whether you are thinking of acquiring a new business or getting ready to sell your business, there are some key fundamentals to consider before taking that next step. 

In this session we will cover:

  • What to look for when acquiring a business
  • Buy-side transaction advisory: how to plan for a purchase
  • Sell-side transaction advisory: preparing to sell a business and tips to facilitate a smooth sale
  • Business transition for new owners and exiting shareholders

This interactive discussion-style event will be capped at 15 attendees. Whether you are completely new to the topic or have years of relevant experience, you will be encouraged to ask questions and actively contribute your perspective.  


Craig Melhuish

Craig Melhuish is a Partner at Nexia New Zealand as well as a Director of the Nexia New Zealand Christchurch Board. He leads Nexia’s Corporate Advisory division. Previously Craig worked at HFK Limited as a partner, UDC Finance, HSBC, JP Morgan, and Credit Suisse. He has extensive commercial experience and advises a wide range of entities on both the buy-side and the sell-side of transactions. His expertise spans business acquisitions and sales, management buy-outs, private equity transactions, valuations, and financial due diligence.

Philip Goodman

Philip Goodman is an experienced chartered accountant and business advisor. He joined Nexia in 2015 after starting his professional career at another global accounting and advisory firm. He helps clients plan for purchases and prepare to sell businesses. He performs due diligence, financial modelling and valuations, and advises on debt and equity funding.

Additional information


We have been monitoring government updates regarding COVID-19 and are keeping up to date with Ministry of Health guidance with regard to events and public gatherings.

For the latest updates on face to face courses and our safety planning see our response to COVID-19 page

Branch event cancellation policy

Regrettably, registration fees cannot be refunded when cancellations are received within two working days prior to any branch event.

See our standard terms and conditions for more information.


Sharynn Johnson
Canterbury Branch Manager

+64 3 968 6468

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