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Getting your business ready for sale presented by Michael McGrath


Seaworld Drive

Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217

Main Beach, QLD, AU, 4217

Getting your business ready for sale and grow to capitalise on your exit strategy presented by Michael McGrath.

Planning an exit strategy is the most overlooked consideration of a business strategy, yet the exit strategy plays a key role determining the strategic direction for your company. By not proactively planning an exit strategy, business owners, their heirs or their successors may find their future options limiting.

Some entrepreneurs consider their exit strategy as how the business transitions to the next major stage. From this perspective, entrepreneurs don’t necessarily leave the business, however their role changes significantly. Therefore, it’s imperative to carefully evaluate your business plan, strategy and vision to determine what an effective exit strategy looks like for you and your business.

We are delighted to extend a complimentary invitation to join us to hear first hand how Coraggio can expand and future proof your business followed by an upfront and personal keynote speaker session with the CEO of Oasis Partners, Michael McGrath at our next Gold Coast Advisory Board Day on Thursday, 5 August.

Opened by Coraggio’s CEO, Richard Skarzynski, who will discuss how being a part of a Coraggio peer to peer Advisory Board provides a sustainable solution to navigate your business effectively throughout 2021 and beyond.

Followed by Michael McGrath who will provide insights into:

  • How to prepare a strategy and plan towards selling your business
  • Analysing and mitigating risks
  • Optimising your corporate strategy.

About Michael McGrath

Chief Executive Officer, Oasis Partners

Michael is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years’ experience creating, growing and divesting businesses globally.

In 1987 Michael commenced one of the first home pizza delivery chains in the UK. The business grew rapidly and by 1990 became number two in the market with 84 outlets and 15% market share within the expanding delivery and take away sector.

In 1992, at age 28, Michael divested the business to the market leader Perfect Pizza without specialist support. It is through this experience Michael became passionate regarding scaling businesses and maximising capital extraction through the M&A process.

He has owned and managed businesses in a variety of industry sectors including publishing, recruitment, children’s art and craft, manufacturing and distribution prior to founding the Australian operation of Oasis Partners in 2009.

Michael now assists companies to create, grow and extract wealth from their businesses through divestment and acquisition.

About Richard Skarzynski

Chief Executive Officer, Coraggio

Richard is a leader committed to delivering significant value, enabling business owners and entrepreneurs to future proof their business. He has been a Chair of Coraggio for more than six years and the CEO since 2017.

What is Coraggio?

Coraggio brings together Australian private business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs in a secure and confidential boardroom environment to challenge assumptions, discuss new ideas, discover next steps and share concerns with neutral parties committed and accountable to one another.

Coraggio Members gather at their monthly Advisory Board and collectively with their fellow group of peer members from diverse industry sectors, work with their Chair, a lawyer, and an accountant to tangibly drive business success.

Pre meeting requirements

Seating is limited to this complimentary session, aimed specifically at established business owners and entrepreneurs. Following your registration, you will be contacted by Jade Howcroft from Coraggio’s Advisory Team.

Who should attend?

  • Businesses turning over a minimum of $500K
  • Established business owners, business leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Businesses seeking to scale or sell.

To find out more about this event and the eligibility criteria please contact Jade Howcroft on 0409 690 434 or email jade@coraggio.com.au


Date: Thursday 5 August 2021

Venue: Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217

Arrive: 9:00AM (9:30AM start) to 12:30PM

Morning tea will be served at 11:00AM. Food and beverages are individually packaged according to the guidelines and physical distancing measures as per Government regulations.