David Fechner

David Fechner

Partner, Corporate Finance, Tax & Advisory

Food & Agribusiness | Manufacturing & Wholesale | Private Equity | Retail

Corporate Finance & Deal Advisory


David is a Corporate Finance Partner with BDO in South Australia.  His knowledge across business value drivers means he approaches clients from an informed perspective, providing insight from the outset.

David provides support to fast growth businesses, including advising on valuations, mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience with engagements for both publicly listed and private companies.  Highly regarded by his peers, David has presented to industry bodies including the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA and the Taxation Institute of Australia. He also provides insights towards BDO’s specialist economic and business survey publications, driving engagement with industry, government and policy makers.

David commenced his accounting career as a tax consultant with a big four firm, leaving to become a Partner with a smaller firm in 1994. He developed significant business advisory and accounting experience, and joined BDO in 2013, working with both Private Clients and Corporate Finance teams.


  • Financial statements & management reports
  • Financial projections & modelling
  • Measurement & monitoring of business performance
  • Taxation compliance & advice, including GST
  • Strategic planning
  • Mergers & acquisitions


  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Manufacturing
  • International Business


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • APEC card holder