Hawkview Partners was born out of the desire to help small to medium sized companies with everyday business issues and challenges by providing specialist corporate advice that had been previously inaccessible.
- Sale to an major Australian finance company
- Strong projected growth numbers
- All cash upfront deal
Steve helped Focus Capital Group achieve a significant sale multiple, well above traditional multiples in this sector.
The majority owner of Focus Capital Group was considering to retire and turned to Steve, now the Executive Director at Hawkview Partners to sell the business. Steve researched the local and international sales aid finance industry and capitalised on its high growth potential, and found a number of active, interested parties within the sector.
Steve sourced the right buyer using his extensive list of local and international contacts and ensured the sale was 100% cash upfront with no earn out.
“Steve got us a sale price well beyond my expectations and set me up for retirement”
Richard Power – Chairman, Focus Capital Group
- Identified a suitable acquisition target
- Developed a new acquisition strategy
- Settled the transaction
Steve helped Sonim Technologies find a company to complement their existing business and accelerate their growth.
Sonim Technologies was seeking to grow their existing business into new markets and increase market share. They wanted a comparable company of size, complimentary customers and mobile technology that would enable their business to grow quickly.
Steve, now the Executive Director at Hawkview Partners assisted Sonim Technologies on the buy side acquisition search to find them suitable options. Steve’s deep understanding of the international telecommunications / mobile phone sector proved invaluable in providing a range of suitable targets for them to acquire.
“Steve found and negotiated a new target business to further grow our company in a very complicated transaction”
Robert Plaschke – President and Chief Executive Officer, Sonim Technologies
- Identified a clear pathway to achieve business growth
- Corporate and staff performance measures established
- Helped the board develop a long term strategy
We helped Flooring Xtra develop and implement a new 5-year strategic plan that provided a clear pathway to achieve the company’s growth aspirations and set the parameters in which the owners could strategically exit from the business in the future.
Flooring Xtra had approached Hawkview Partners with the intent of developing a strategic plan for the business. The wanted to significantly grow the business over the next 5 years and explore ways in which to achieve this business objective. The owners were also interested in understanding how to strategically exit the business in the future.
We assisted Flooring Xtra by developing a comprehensive strategic plan that provided the critical foundation from which the company could achieve its business aspirations.
“We now know how to successfully grow our business, create greater value and how to strategically exit from our business in the future”
Scott Enno – Managing Director, Flooring Xtra
- Significant funding received
- Seamless transition to 100% ownership
- Personal guarantees released for the exiting shareholder
We helped Tubeworks Furniture’s major shareholder secure the finance required to buyout another major shareholder who was seeking to retire from the business.
The main shareholders had been working in the business together for over 5 years with each holding senior management positions within Tubeworks Furniture. One of the major shareholders was seeking to retire from the business and was interested to sell his equity stake for the right price.
We were engaged to structure and facilitate the transaction and manage the overall process. We leveraged our extensive knowledge of the banking sector and were able to secure additional finance for the major shareholder to buyout the other shareholder as well as provide growth funding for the business moving forward.