Stephen Seear

Stephen Seear

Partner, Corporate Finance

Financial Services | Retail | Technology, Media & Entertainment, & Telecommunications

Corporate Finance & Deal Advisory


Stephen has 19 years of corporate finance experience obtained at BDO and a global accounting firm.  He is the Partner in Charge of BDO Melbourne’s Corporate Advisory practice and also leads the Melbourne Corporate Finance team.

He specialises in valuations and expert witness matters.  He has acted as lead expert witness and provided testimony in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of New Zealand. He also specialises in infrastructure valuation and financial modelling advice, which is used for a range of purposes including financial reporting and unit pricing, acquisition and divestment, disputes, debt refinancing and other restructures.

In addition to the above, Stephen has undertaken numerous corporate finance assignments involving financial due diligence, capital raisings and financial modelling.

Stephen's clients cover a broad range of industries, including infrastructure, technology, financial services, retail, manufacturing and mining.


  • Business valuations
  • Independent Expert Reports
  • Valuations of intangible assets
  • Purchase price allocations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial due diligence reviews
  • Transaction support
  • Financial modelling and review


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • ICAA Business Valuation Specialisation
  • ASIC - Australian Financial Services Licence Authorised Representative (no. 463989)


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand