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Corporate Finance

Insights and Analysis from 'Shark Tank’ Season 5

After a 5-year hiatus, Network 10’s Shark Tank has returned to screens across Australia for its 5th edition, which ran from 28 August to 17 October 2023. Across 8 episodes, 35 brave entrepreneurs pitched their businesses for investment to a fresh panel of Sharks. Of these, 22 secured investment from one or more Sharks and 13 left with empty pockets.

Moore Australia's Corporate Finance team has analysed this season’s pitches and reveals the investment themes, dealbreakers, red flags and key learnings for Australia’s entrepreneurs.

An internship with Moore

We sat down recently with Ms Devanga Amaratunga who completed a four week internship with our Corporate Finance Division in Moore Australia's Melbourne office. Devanga is a first year university student who wanted to start gaining some work experience in her chosen field of study.

Peregrine Gold debuts on the ASX

Moore Australia congratulates Peregrine Gold Limited, for listing on the ASX earlier today.
“A huge congratulations to Peregrine Gold for making its debut on the ASX – an excellent milestone and pleasing result, following an oversubscribed Initial Public Offering,” says Moore Australia (WA) Managing Partner, David Tomasi.
“It was great to see Peregrine Gold Limited close at $0.245 - comfortably above its IPO price of $0.20,” says Moore Australia (WA) Corporate Finance Director, Peter Gray.

Business sales – Net Working Capital and cash adjustments

Looking at selling your business? If you think that agreeing on the business’ value is the hard part, think again.

Many owners overlook the question of the purchase price’s net working capital adjustments, let alone how much cash to leave in a business at the point of sale. These areas are not only complex but can often be a major source of tension towards completion of a business sale. So, while it’s best to ensure you have a skilled advisor on hand to help you navigate your way through, this article will help you understand some of the considerations involved before you head to market.

Is your company ready for its public debut?

Are you ready to take your company public? Moore Stephens’ latest corporate advisory recruit Benjamin Yeo has spent more than a decade skilfully guiding clients through the intricacies of preparing Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and outlines what’s necessary to successfully transform your company from private to public.