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Lloyds Corporate Brokers Partner With Australian Ag Advisory And Management (AAAM)

Garry Stephensen

Article Author: Garry Stephensen
Position: Managing Director
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Sector: Agricultural, Retail, Horticultural and Manufacturing Services

Lloyds Corporate Brokers has partnered with Australian Ag Advisory and Management (AAAM) who provide management, advice, and sale  guidance of assets for all stakeholders in rural Australia.

Agricultural Specialist provides management, advice of assets for all stakeholders in rural Australia.

Agricultural property management services, Australian rural property procurement and agricultural advisory services are provided across a range of commodities.

They have agricultural consultants and advisors available within the Australian cattle, sheep, wheat, cotton, sugar cane, horticulture, dairy industries and rural merchandise and agency businesses.

Achieving effective and practical outcomes for financiers, producers
, business owners and industry, AAAM can deliver on special projects including acquisitions, practical research, management of existing Australian farming enterprises and rural businesses.

Peter Watkins - Lloyds Corporate Partner - Agricultural Specialist

Peter Watkins is the Managing Director of Australian Ag Advisory & Management (AAAM), offering management services, Australian rural property procurement and agricultural advisory services across a range of commodities and rural businesses.

Peter has 40 years' practical experience in the agricultural agency, supplies and property sector throughout Australia, achieving effective and practical outcomes for financiers, producers and industry. Through AAAM, and Lloyds Brokers he has completed acquisitions, practical research and management of existing Australian farming enterprises.

Peter has built a broad and strong knowledge of most aspects of Australian agriculture and is well networked across the sector. His particular focus is livestock and asset management. For example, he has been Involved in identifying and procuring large scale property for Australian clients and sourcing, arranging and managing a range of properties with livestock leasing and agistment on behalf of a company. His clients include International & Australian investors, Australian financial institutions, exporters and Australian farmers.

As part of the Lloyd's project team, Peter will bring his industry expertise and market knowledge to the development of a succinct Information Memorandum and supporting documentation. In addition, his extensive industry contacts and networks, especially across branded beef operators, producers and retailers, adds to the Lloyds' buyer network to help find the right buyer for agricultural businesses and associated properties.

Agricultural Specialist provides management, advice of assets for all stakeholders in rural Australia.

Wayne Fischer - Lloyds Corporate Partner - Agricultural Specialist

Wayne works with the principal of AAAM as an agricultural business consultant. His strong connections in the industry mean that he can readily identify potential targets for a business sale. His work has focused on acquisitions, mergers and divestments, mainly in agriculture, with completions ranging from $2M to $120M. Wayne has a very good understanding of the due diligence, legal and sale processes needed to successfully complete the sale of a business and has experience in dealing with large corporations, family companies and government agencies.

Projects Include:

¢ Sale of Better Blend Stock Feeds to Riverina

¢ Sale of Mackay Rural Services to Ruralco

¢ Sale of BGA AgriServices to Ruralco (WF was Chairman of BGA)

¢ Agricultural consultant to Nordzucker in their $120m investment in Mackay Sugar.  

Wayne has also consulted to several manufacturing businesses including stock feed, which are very process and productivity driven. 

In previous roles, Wayne was a general manager for several national and multi-national agricultural companies, focused on improving productivity and profitability in distribution and retail. He was the Manager Customer Services/Distribution Monsanto Group; Divisional Manager Merchandise Primac (Growth $38m to $178m) and had several General Manager positions with Landmark. 

This extensive experience will support and assist in identification and curation of prospective buyers and assist in finalising the sale process and achieving a good outcome for clients.

Are you and Advisor, Solicitor or Accountant? Do you have clients looking to sell their business, find an investor or expand via acquisitions?

If the answer to the above questions is 'Yes', then you would benefit from a partnership with Lloyds Corporate Brokers.

Lloyds Corporate Brokers can help your clients achieve their goals, while also paying you a Partnering Fee on completion.

Lloyds operates nationally and internationally.  Hundreds of local advisors are made aware of every business opportunity, so no opportunity is overlooked.  Our extensive grid of advisors all work diligently within their local and regional layers of the network to find the right buyer, seller, or partner for your company.


View our track record of business sales.

If you own a business in the Agricultural, Manufacturing, Retail, Services AG sector, talk with Lloyds Brokers on 1300 366 943 for advice on how to buy or sell your business. We have teams of Brokers in Melbourne, Brisbane Brokers, Adelaide Brokers and Sydney Brokers.

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