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Private Clients

Our team specialises in working with private and family-owned businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals. We seek to develop strong relationships with our clients and understand their business, industry and personal aspirations. Our advice is based on a deep understanding of the stages of business growth from start-up through to maturity and diversification. We have a dedicated team of partners and staff with the experience and expertise to provide services to private clients.

Key business issues

  • Rapidly changing taxation environment - we specialise in taxation issues for private and family-owned businesses and high-wealth individuals by understanding the law and how to best manage our clients' taxation liabilities and obligations.
  • Succession and estate planning - by proactively planning with our clients, we ensure that our clients' structures include consideration of wealth accumulation and succession, but also asset protection.
  • Growth strategies - we advise on strategies that include financing growth via debt and equity, trade sale, employee share plans and management buy-outs.
  • Regional and international expansion - we use our global network, together with our local expertise, to provide solutions.

Key Contacts

Steve Fimmano
National Leader, Private Clients
Tel: +61 8 7324 6046
David Fechner
Partner, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 7324 1413
Peter Anderson
Partner, Cairns
Tel: +61 7 4046 0000
Peter Sander
Partner, Hobart
Tel: +61 3 6234 2499
Mal Sciacca
Partner, Darwin
Tel: +61 8 8981 7066
Darren Crothers
Partner, Brisbane
Tel: +61 7 3237 5999
Mark Pollock
Partner, Perth
Tel: +61 8 6382 4600
Bruce Growcott
Partner, Melbourne
Tel: +61 3 9603 1751

Our Clients

“For nearly 30 years, Norman R. Wright & Sons and BDO have had a strong working relationship. BDO is part of our team, providing advice that has ultimately assisted in us reaching 100 years in business.”
IAN WRIGHT
Joint Managing Director, Norman R. Wright & Sons