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.