Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Valuations. We have wide experience in merger and acquisition evaluation and negotiation across a range of businesses, with a particular focus on identifying opportunities and strategies that are both timely and practical.
Equity Raising, Business Sales and Purchases. We have a depth of experience in document preparation and deal structuring. We also have the ability through our network of contacts seeking business opportunities to provide investment and business purchase candidate/sourcing.
Corporate Governance. Skills in corporate governance are essential for the operation of company boards, local authorities, trusts and other governing bodies. We offer a depth of experience and advice in governance structures, boardroom practice, risk management, relationships with CEO’s and accountability arrangements.
Mentoring. We have available mentor/coaches with a depth of experience in the public and private sector to support executives in their operational roles and professional development.
Strategic Planning. Every organisation needs to know where it’s going and how it intends to get there. Our strategic planning processes and templates have been established and improved over a period of more than 10 years. Our clients include local authorities, private companies, State-owned entities, trusts, sporting and not-for-profit organisations.
Financial Modelling. Complementing our strategic planning capability is our experience in financial modelling, including development of business cases, asset acquisitions, funding policies and scenario planning. This is also an important task in the analysis of acquisitions and mergers.
Performance Improvement. We offer expertise in the application of modern throughput accounting methods to production and service environments, and in the alignment of company performance with strategic goals. Staff and system performance can be similarly aligned through process re-engineering, total quality management and reporting frameworks such as "balanced scorecard".
Quality Management Systems. The introduction and systems support for Qbase, ISO9000 and ISO14000 series standards is another area of considerable expertise, with over 100 systems successfully implemented in small to medium-sized companies covering the forestry, manufacturing, medical services and transport industries.
Human Resources. In this vital area we offer broad experience in strategic HR planning, recruitment, training and development, staff culture surveys, performance management and change management plans. We have particular expertise in employment agreement negotiations and advice, support and implementation in small and medium-sized companies.
Health and Safety. Our wide suite of competencies includes management audits of existing H&S systems and assessment against ACC and NZS criteria; recommendation of structural and administrative improvements, compliance with statutory, industrial and OSH best practice. We are specialists in Web-based H&S performance monitoring systems and administrative systems for reporting, investigation, rehabilitation and self-management programmes.
IT Management. Associate company, Logistic Information Systems Limited (LOGIS) is managed and driven by David Parott. Originally specialising in log inventory management, LOGIS-developed technologies now underpin a sizeable proportion of the New Zealand log export market, the national kiwifruit harvest and transport logistic systems throughout the central North Island. LOGIS also cover general IT project implementation, network maintenance and systems procurement. The company specialises in wireless data integration, real-time inventory tracking and Web-based management solutions.
Transport Economics. We specialise in advice on strategic partnership issues and key supplier requirements in the transport industry; in the preparation of responses to business opportunities, advice on maintenance of productive client relationships, analysis of capital expenditure proposals and performance measurement systems for transport assets and personnel.
Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems. Our expertise in this highly specialised area is considerable. We offer database design and systems analysis, integration of reporting tools across operating and financial data; aggregation of transactional data into meaningful business terms; Web-based management solutions, and the secure hosting and reporting of key business data.