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Paul Nielsen




                                                          Avantia Business Valuations is a specialist division of  Avantia                                                                      Corporate Services Pty Ltd  based in Brisbane with offices in                                                                        Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne.

                                                          Our  Business Valuation expertise spans Valuation Engagements

                                                          from an Enterprise Value of just A$7,700 (Family Court  Matter) to                                                                A$ 245,000,000  (Mining Company) over the past  decade.


                                                          Principal Valuer and Managing Director, Paul Nielsen is a graduate                                                             of Chicago’s Loyola University  School of Business Administration                                                                as a Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor  (CM&AA)                                                                          and a Certified Cyber Risk Advisor (CCRA) from Harvard University in                                                       Boston, USA.

                                                          Avantia Corporate Services run in-house Seminars ( Eligible for 1                                                                CPD Point Credit) to assist Family  Court Lawyers to understand                                                                  Business Valuations in Family Court Matters.

Avantia Corporate Services Values and facilitates the Purchase, Sale, and Merger of Private and Public Unlisted Companies with Revenues from A$1million to A$50 million p.a.  ACS is an Australian owned Private Company and is a member of the USA based Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors Group which has over 900 affiliated offices worldwide.

                                                                                        Paul holds qualifications in Australia as a Certified                                                                                          Practicing Business Broker (CPBB) from both the                                                                                            REIQ & AIBB,  is a former 3 Term National                                                                                                      President and Certified Machinery &                                                                                                                Equipment Appraiser (CMEA),  a Licensed Real                                                                                              Estate Agent and Licensed Second Hand Dealer.                                                                                          (AIBB Members facilitate the transfer of  A$2 to                                                                                             A$3 Billion of SME assets annually.


                                                                                         He 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.  


Paul is a former Director and past Chairman of the Council Of Small Business Associations Of Australia (COSBOA) whose 38 Industry Association Members have reach to over 600,000 SME's in Australia. 


Public Service appointments have included participation in the ATO's Red Tape Task Force, Membership of the ATO's GST Advisory Committee and Membership of the National Council for Defence Force Reserves Support.  Paul has assisted the Productivity Commission in Policy framework,  re-designing Forms for ASIC and participated in the Prime Ministers Round Table on Cyber Security and assisted the Dept Home Affairs with advice on Cyber Security matters.  Avantia is a registered partner of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) a division of the Defence Signals Directorate and a Registered Government Lobbyist.

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 and and has presented as a                                                                                                Keynote Speaker at Industry Conferences on                                                                                                  Business Exit Strategies and Business Valuations                                                                                            and Cyber Security matters in relation to SME's.


In 2020 Paul was registered as an 'Approved

Advisor'' by the Advisory Board Centres,

a leading international professional body founded to improve the access and outcomes of Advisory Boards for business and create a community of like-minded highly qualified professionals who are equipped to support businesses at a board level in Australia. 

Paul has served as Managing Director of a number of Private Companies and served on the Boards of Publicly Unlisted Companies as Chairman, Executive and Non-Executive Director over a 45+  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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